Richard Holbrooke, Marty Glickman, and football in Berlin

I haven’t met that many Ambassadors, which is partly why Richard Holbrooke looms large in my mind.  But it was the circumstances of my dinner with him that was so memorable. I was working at the NFL and attending an exhibition game, Giants v. Chargers, in Berlin.  Holbrooke was Ambassador to Germany.  We had a […]

Who knows how to run the NYC school system?

Too many American schools are failing to serve their students.  And that’s with the professionals in charge.  So maybe it will be a new breed of education chiefs who will inject energy and accountability and innovation back into the classroom.  It hardly matters whether those people come from schools of education or business or journalism!  […]

Super Bowl Sunday conflict

Where we sat at Super Bowl XLII