The Corner

Happy Isn’t The Word For It

Jack Fowler’s posting made me smile. I’m just three months younger than NR, and it certainly never occurred to me when I picked up my first issue more than half a lifetime ago that my name would be on the cover of the 50th-anniversary issue. It’s nice when dreams come true, but it’s even nicer when good things happen of which your young self would never have dared to dream. Excuse the cliché, but only in America….

Terry TeachoutMr. Teachout is the drama critic of the Wall Street Journal and the critic-at-large of Commentary. Satchmo at the Waldorf, his 2011 play about Louis Armstrong, has been produced off Broadway and throughout America.

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