Deeper into the Heart of the Rockies: Selected columns from The Denver Post 1999-2012
For this, she was sentenced to life in prison. The law governing the particular circumstances allowed this, but it was a miscarriage of justice nonetheless. Ed was one of the first, maybe the very first, to call attention to the injustice, followed by others, including Hunter Thompson, who in turn was followed by celebrities. Lady Justice had her eye patch removed. Today, I told the group in Boulder, a woman walks free, partly as a result of Ed.
Oh yes, Ed had his prejudices. He never was fond of ski towns, and his lone experience in in Breckenridge left him less impressed yet. He often told of the time that he ran a photo of a snowplow that had slipped off an icy Highway 9 and the resulting phone call received from one of the local chamber people. What will tourists think when they read that snowplows slide off the highways here? Instead, he gravitated toward places like Leadville, which was more in line with his blue-collar sensibilities.
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He let facts steer his thinking. And Ed always had a way of assembling big pictures. In her comments in Boulder, Limerick, who directs the Center of the American West while also teaching history and writing books, shared that Ed had attended a forum about boom-and-bust economies of the West that her institute had sponsored. Limerick was a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation grant, the so-called genius award. But Ed was a genius, too, if less formally recognized, and he delivered lots of ah-hah moments in his writing career.
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