The death in early 2006 of 14-year old Martin Lee Anderson at a youth boot camp in Bay County raised questions about effectiveness of military-style youth boot camps.
After the arrests of 8 people for aggravated manslaughter in the death of Martin Lee Anderson this week, we look back at the now defunct boot camp system in Florida. We’ll have a roundup of developments in the case, as well as a discussion of the history of boot camps.
Herb Harris of Holmes Beach recalls his adventures studying music at The Juilliard School and later performing for 24 years as a percussionist with genius conductor Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic. Looking back, he readily offers this advice to young musicians: If you have the talent, go for it.
Symphonic Dances From West Side Story – “Cool” Fugue, Bernstein Dances/New York Philharmonic, Deutsche Grammophon
The holidays are here and many of us are guilty of over indulging at family dinners and holiday parties. In fact, for some, our new year’s resolutions will be to lose a few extra pounds. Can you eat healthy and eat well this holiday season? WUSF’s Carson Cooper discusses Smart and Savory Holiday Eating with guests.
Thanks to all of those who have helped make Florida Stories possible. Here is a compilation of stories expressing gratefulness for special people and experiences as told by residents of West Central Florida.
Thanksgiving Theme by Vince Guaraldi, Charlie Brown's Holiday Hits, Fantasy