My parents lived in the world before email, and they and their friends were prolific correspondents. I've become fascinated with the picture these letters provide of twentieth-century life among a group of friends.
This is an essay Murray read on his broadcast and then published in Argus Magazine after President Kennedy's assassination. I read part of it when we dedicated the Murray and Rosa Morgan room at the Tacoma Public Library last September 11. It seemed appropriate to the day and to our times.