Patsy Cline was born on this day in 1932. Here she is on Tex Ritter’s Ranch Party in 1957, singing “I’ve Loved and Lost Again” after performances by Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash. Pretty amazing lineup for ol’ Tex.
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.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrWhat the Free College Movement Can Learn from KalamazooThe small Midwestern city has pioneered a new way to help low-income students access higher ed.