My foreign study experience as a college student was in 1985. I spent six months in Brussels, arriving in January.
Brussels in January—and February, and March—is a gray, damp, chilled place. By the time... read more
This story dates back to the 1970’s, so all statutes of limitations have expired and airline procedures have changed. In the pre-9/11 era, occasionally “bomb threats” could be traced to the last passenger... read more
I was 42 when the American Airlines aircraft I'd boarded in Chicago was set to explode in midair.
Beneath me, in the baggage hold, was a live bomb shipped by Theodore Kaczynski, a.k.a. the... read more