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Word Cloud: ENCRYPTED (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD When the Germans invaded Denmark in April, 1940, Piet Hein (1905-1996) was a 34-year-old scientist and inventor, who had to decide between three responses: do nothing, flee to “neutral” Sweden — or join the Danish resistance movement. As he explained in … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: STONECRAFTER

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962) was twenty-six years old when he found his place in the world. The son of a Presbyterian minister and biblical scholar who took the family on frequent research trips to Europe, young Jeffers attended … Continue reading

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