Daylight Video

It’s Veterans Day. Here’s Johnny Cash’s famous cover of Peter La Farge’s song about Ira Hayes, one of the Marines who raised the flag over Iwo Jima–but came home to a sad fate in the country his people once owned.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.