Infrequently, I listen to network television and feel I’m watching Cliff Notes — a dumbed-down version of something poignant. Instead, I choose to watch and listen to Democracy Now! with host Amy Goodman.
From the Vineyard Gazette edition of July 22, 1915: The Fifth Regiment, Mass. Vol. Infantry, Col. Frank F. Cutting commanding, arrived on the island Sunday afternoon last and went into camp at Eastville.
The Life and Mind of Mark Defriest, screens at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center in Vineyard Haven on Sunday, July 27. The documentary tells the story of Mark Defriest’s time in one of Florida's most dangerous prisons.