The full video can be seen here: The New York City Victory Parade of 1946, held on January 12, 1946 to celebrate the victorious conclusion of the Second World War. The parade was led by 13,000 men of the 82nd Airborne Division under General James M. Gavin, followed by a detachment of Sherman tanks, jeeps,(…)
Just published in the London Review of Books. https://www.lrb.co.uk/v40/n06/eli-silberman/diary Here is an excerpt: Mr Zank was quite short, maybe five three with a wide waist for his size, somewhat wavy brown hair, about fifty, looked directly at you when he spoke with soft remnants of a Polish accent. He worked in the Garment Center, took(…)
The front page story in the New York Times on February 14th was titled Rescuing a Vietnam Casualty: Johnson’s Legacy, about Lyndon Johnson and how the Vietnam war obscured some of the President’s great achievements in social and racial issues. In E Train to Masada, one of the main characters is a President of the(…)
via Southern Exposure 2nd Quarter 2013.
I am on the Board of Trustees of West Chester University and in that capacity was asked to make a few comments at the annual Poetry Conference in June, which is the largest of its kind in the country. When Kim asked me to say a few words representing the Board of Trustees, it got(…)
E-Train to Masada is available now Amazon and Kindle. E Train to Masada combines moral and political questions spanning 2000 years and three continents. Harry Lang, a rising star at a New York advertising agency in 1968, creates an award winning TV commercial that captivates a President of the United States who has become(…)
Silberman’s ‘E Train to Masada’ novel reflects Jewish roots Posted: Friday, May 24, 2013 2:00 pm BY NORMAIN WAIN SPECIAL TO THE CJN Eli Silberman, who worked on Madison Avenue during the ’60s and ’70s, is a real “Mad Man,” as contrasted to the actors who play those roles on television these days. His first(…)