Friday, January 28, 2011

Inaginary meeting ...

... To Believe, or Not to Believe? (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Such plays often lack dramatic momentum, but this one is tautened by its shrewdly calculated setting. The date is Sept. 3, 1939. Not long after Lewis arrives, Freud switches on the radio to hear Neville Chamberlain announcing that a state of war exists between England and Germany—and the air-raid sirens start to wail.

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