"Unhappy is the land that needs a hero."
-- Bertolt Brecht
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888)
Jews, the cultural athletes, seem to define everything. And when you bring up the subject don’t forget the Jew who wrote the songs that define so much that's American: “White Christmas,” “God Bless America,” “Puttin on the Ritz,” and “In your Easter Bonnet.” Hundreds more, of course.