Monthly Archives: January 2015

Embo’s letter to the Latimers and two new pastels

Below is a letter my mother sent to Eddie Latimer via email (there may be some bad type breaks. sorry). She said I could share this but It’s not going on Facebook, just wordpress. Eddie and Family, the Heavens sing:”Hallelujah!” … Continue reading

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Selma interview part 2

\ Last Friday, I interviewed my Father about his experience in 1965 as a Newsweek reporter in Selma Alabama. The next day, at my urging, we watched the Ava Duvarnay’s film “Selma”. Here is my follow up interview with him … Continue reading

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Selma interview part 1

This is an interview with my father, veteran Newsweek reporter, Joseph B. Cumming J. who talked about his experience in Selma in 1965. Below is a Newsweek poster from 1965 with my father on the left. Below that is a sketch … Continue reading

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Selma then and now. A reporter’s reaction to the film.

A Newsweek reporter’s eye witness account of the event in 1965 and then his reaction to the film. This is first of a series. I interviewed my dad on Friday and sketched him then again on Saturday for his reaction to … Continue reading

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Hot off the easel! A new pastel commission

Just finished this one. First in a series of.impressions of a 1920s beaux art mansion in Lake Forest Illinois.

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