4:53pm Jun 24, 2016
National National Books Arts
Herr's book Dispatches redefined the genre of war reporting. "I was there to watch," he wrote. "I went to cover the war and the war covered me; an old story, unless of course you've never heard it."
Bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley has died. Family members say he passed away Thursday night at his home in Virginia after a battle with skin cancer. He was 89 years old.