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Objects in Mirror: September 30, 2009 Archive

Classical MPR on Michael Steinberg

Posted at 9:37 AM on September 30, 2009 by Julia Schrenkler

Classical MPR notes the upcoming gathering Michael Steinberg Remembered:

Michael Steinberg will be celebrated on Sunday, October 4, 7:30 p.m., at Ted Mann Concert Hall, as musicians and writers merge music with the written word. The event is open to the public.

This is an exceptional way to celebrate a musical life. As I revisit our online collection of features, photos, and audio, I expect that those who cannot attend the event may be able to pause in place and open a bit of his life using the web resources.

Fresh on News Cut: Saving Pvt. Hafterson

Posted at 12:33 PM on September 30, 2009 by Julia Schrenkler

MPR's Bob Collins writes about Saving Pvt. Hafterson on News Cut:

Ronald Bradley is seeing first-hand the difficulties American soldiers are having getting treatment for the post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) they suffered as a result of their service in Iraq.

Bradley, an attorney and friend of the family, is trying to keep Marine Pvt. Travis Hafterson, 21, alive long enough to get him some treatment, but Hafterson has fallen into the hands of the military justice system, which he thinks may be more interested in punishing Hafterson than treating him.

Read - and comment - on the story. Is saving Pvt. Hafterson possible?

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