Author: EPLN Guest Editorial

Editor’s note: This guest editorial by Dean Edstrom describes a seminal moment in history. It occurred 60 years ago today. It is also a story about today. It describes how the interplay of information, freedom, and education can inform, or warp, civil society and discourse. Ultimately, it describes one of the ways – a free and factual, independent press – Americans’ have retained their freedom and how they can keep it. EPLN Guest Editorial by Dean Edstrom Sixty years ago today, on August 13, 1961, the East German government closed the border between East and West Berlin. It commenced the…

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