Black Watch: Today’s Top Stories
The trial of Conrad Black has featured plenty of high drama, low comedy and the odd snaggle-toothed British reporter. But poetry? Not so much. Not, that is, until the always eloquent Toronto Star columnist Jennifer Wells teamed up with the paper’s brilliant photographer Lucas Oleniuk to compose a sound/photo essay written and narrated by Wells. I don’t want to spoil it, but the piece features words and pictures that capture at once the ambience of Chicago, the trial and its main players.