Michael Winship | Censorship: Toys in the Nation's Attic
Michael Winship, Truthout: "In the snows of yesteryear, far away from 'don't ask, don't tell' or START treaties or the War on Christmas, I see the movie house of my youth, the Playhouse Theater on Chapin Street, the only one in my small hometown - except for a nearby drive-in that closed during the winter. In the colder months, we'd get a short ride downtown to the Playhouse or crunch along the shoveled sidewalks, stepping over or through the deeper drifts, watching out for patches of ice. Sometimes during semester breaks in high school, I'd go to a double feature and, after it was over, walk down an icy, silent Main Street late in the night to where my father was closing his store and preparing to drive home."
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