New Essay in Cosmonauts Avenue: "Reflections on One Hundred Years of War"

As Arthur Miller’s 1947 play All My Sons opens, the Second World War has just ended and Joe Keller has been acquitted of the crime of knowingly shipping faulty airplane parts to American pilots overseas. Joe’s younger son, Chris, has returned safely from the war, but his elder son, Larry (a pilot) has not. With the exception of Keller’s wife, Kate, the characters are attempting to leave the past quietly behind. 

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