A Case of the Human Condition: Feminine, Feminist Pink

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Oakland Tribune, October 9, 1988 When this column first ran in the Trib, I was sure that spike heels and inch-long … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: When Your Six-Year-Old Wants to Talk Money

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Oakland Tribune, November 15, 1987 Peter likes money. He wants an allowance. The subject came up at the … [Read more...]

A Mother Who Prevailed at Auschwitz

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Ernie Hollander and his family arrived at Auschwitz in 1944. He was seventeen years old and on his coat he wore a large yellow … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Choose Me, Please!

By Barbara Falconer Newhall April 21,1991, The Oakland Tribune Jury duty is a lot like softball. I'd rather not do it. I'd rather not sit through the … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: How Selective Service Made a Man of My Son — Without Even Trying

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It was a colorful pamphlet, standing at crisp attention in its rack in the post office lobby. “MEN 18-25 YEARS,” it read. … [Read more...]