Sunday, January 30, 2011

1958 missing persons case with ties to Carrollton, Texas

In the preface to This Night Wounds Time, I write, "The equation is a simple one: solved mysteries are revisited by the media ad nauseam while cold cases - the ones truly needing exposure - languish." Therefore, doing my part to promote other cold cases, I'd like to draw everyone's attention to a story featured in the January 29, 2011 edition of The Dallas Morning News, which tells the story of Myrisha Faye Campbell and A.J. Campbell, Jr., two children missing since 1958:

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

"Those who are alive receive a mandate from those who are silent forever. They can fulfill their duties only by trying to reconstruct precisely things as they were and by wresting the past from fictions and legends."

- Czeslaw Milosz, accepting the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Saturday, January 1, 2011

The top 10 stories of 2010 in Carrollton

The article "Reconnecting can lead to connection in case" by James Roth, which was originally published on July 16, 2010 in The Carrollton Leader, was recently included among that newspaper's "The top 10 stories of 2010 in Carrollton."

Mr. Roth's article may be accessed at