I do worry about the children. How do they see a bulletproof backpack? What do they think about a playground fenced off on the weekend? What does this look like to someone who still believes in Santa Claus?
The Getty's "Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940 - 1990" and the Huntington's "Maynard L. Parker: Modern Photography and the American Dream" consider how Los Angeles sought to be forever modern.
You might think that we've all heard this speech, these words, before. All of us in America, by now. We have. But I stood, transfixed, unable to move, looking out the window while he said words not as often quoted.
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