Thursday Review’s Michael Bush, author and writer, recounts a family road trip in China into Sichuan Province, where, hiking into the mountains along a treacherous path, he enters the land where tea is grown and harvested. Read the full article at Thursday Review here.
Republicans gathered in Miami to debate with only days to go before primaries in Ohio and Florida; in a forum remarkably free of insults and mud-slinging, the four candidates talked policy; immigration, jobs, trade, ISIS and Mexico. Read the full article by Alan Clanton here.
George Martin, the dapper, classically-trained music producer who helped to guide the Beatles from obscurity to being the most influential rock band of all time, died recently in his sleep at the age of 90; Martin also collaborated with performers as diverse as Jeff Beck and Cheap Trick. Read the full article about George Martin here.
The two top executives with Wounded Warrior Project have been fired by the organization’s board, with word that the non-profit’s founding member may return to take over management soon; Wounded Warrior Project raised millions for veterans, but spent lavishly and on an epic scale: parties, events, travel, posh hotels, high-end training, expensive publications, food and alcohol. Read the full story by Earl Perkins here.
By Earl Perkins, Thursday Review features editor
The director of an organization with close ties to U.S. Representative Corrine Brown has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, according to CBS47-Fox 30, The Florida Times-Union, and other media outlets. Earl Perkins examines how this scandal may return to haunt the U.S. Representative. Read the full article here.