posted by William J. Reynolds
When one thinks of April, thoughts of Spring come to mind, for it is a season of renewal. In our nation’s capital, we have the Cherry Blossom trees that surround the Potomac River.
But, despite the tranquility of the season, we are reminded by the celebrated poet, T.S. Eliot, that ‘April is the cruelest month.’
Painfully, we have seen that his words are, hauntingly, prophetic. I doubt that Eliot could ever imagine the natural and man-made disasters that have marred the pages of the April calendar.
On April 4, 1968, the civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,...