Looking through photos for Father’s Day, I found this: Dear not-so-old Dad, Bob Robertson, right, aboard the Adventurous in Sausalito, California, maybe around 1962. I don’t know whether the photo was taken after a late night at the No Name Bar or as the crew prepared the scruffy little schooner to race George Draper, an …

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I spent much of International Women’s Day reading about the late Charlotte Curtis of the New York Times. I can’t remember how I got on this trail but Curtis for one thing covered the same Leonard Bernstein fundraising party for the Black Panthers in 1970 that boosted writer Tom Wolfe’s “new journalism” fame. Curtis filed …

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