To Do: Murder, Rumsfeld and Regional Differences
* Opening night of The Pillowman at the Metheny Theatre. "A writer comes under suspicion when his stories resemble real-life tales of child murders." $39-42 at 8PM. [Studio Theatre]
* Journalist Andrew Cockburn discusses Rumsfeld: His Rise, Fall, and Catastrophic Legacy at Olsson's in Penn Quarter.
The book "details Rumsfeld's decisions in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and also shows how his political legacy stretches back decades and will reach far into the future." Free at 7PM. [Olsson's]
* Professors Earl and Merle Black have a new book about "the importance of region in politics nationally. Instead of simple differences between the North and South, we now have differences among five regions: Northeast and Pacific Coast, often blue; Mountains/Plains and South, often red; with the Midwest as a swing region." At Politics & Prose. Free at 7PM. [P&P]