CONNECTING PEOPLE TO IDEAS AND TO EACH OTHER
CONNECTING PEOPLE TO IDEAS AND TO EACH OTHER

Journalist and Former Editorial Board Member of The New York Times Lawrence Downes

My Wife Is a Woman of Great Serenity and Wisdom

Lawrence Downes is a journalist and former member of The New York Times editorial board. Before joining a Smithsonian/Zócalo “What It Means to Be American” panel discussion in Honolulu, supported by the Daniel K. Inouye Institute, entitled “Does Hawaii Have America’s Greatest Sense of Identity?” he spoke in the green room about beloved first grade teachers, nostalgic fish prints, and the value of taking life as it comes.

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