The Nation: And, It Might As Well Be Spring

AFTER the wrenching ordeal of the Galley affair, it was time for a moment of vernal exuberance. The sap was running in Vermont, where farmers have tapped the sugar maples and the stuff is flowing through plastic tubing directly from the trees to the sugarhouses. Detroit's Belle Isle Park and the banks of the Charles River in Boston sported colorful curtains of kites over the Easter weekend. Kent State students were playing baseball last week on the green where their fatal confrontation with the National Guard took place nearly a year ago. Reprieved...

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