Letters to the Editor
November 5, 2020
To the Editor:
How good to see my “old” American history teacher and Morrison Cove High School basketball coach Jim Hartman in the front row of the Class of 1960s 60th class reunion photo in the Oct. 15 Herald.
As proof that Mr. Hartman was a kind and generous man, he gave me a B-plus on an essay on the Battle of Gettysburg I turned in as a sophomore. It was a blatant and – frankly – embarrassing snow job. In hindsight, perhaps, my awareness of the degree of incompetence in that writing pointed me toward greater care in a career that involved some 30 years in writing and editing spo...