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DCL Honors R. Kelly Bryant

We are saddened to learn of the passing of R. Kelly Bryant, Jr. Mr. Bryant’s contributions to Durham and his efforts to preserve its history are a Durham legend. He generously donated approximately 2,500 funeral programs and obituaries to Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection. His donation also contained materials related to his life and […]

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A Reporter’s Life

The most fascinating chapter in the book (10) is Cronkite’s comparison of the presidents. “Making comparative rankings of Presidents is an unnecessary exercise fraught with contention but otherwise relatively harmless.” He discussed the presidents since Hoover. In reviewing his career, he outlines the frequent switching of jobs before he landed at CBS television news. His […]

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The Rose Garden

It’s hard not to love a good time travel novel. While not life changing or even significantly different than several other of her novels, The Rose Garden was an enjoyable read. And there were even parts that pleasantly surprised me. Find in Catalog

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