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WCS – Woodstock Country School, A History of Institutional Denial
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WCS – Woodstock Country School, A History of Institutional Denial

WCS – Woodstock Country School, A History of Institutional Denial by William Boardman is hot off the press, and you can purchase your copy of this remarkable 500-page book for $49.95 (plus applicable taxes and shipping and handling).

The Woodstock Country School rose on the wave of American energy and idealism following World War II. For more than 20 years, the school was an exciting, successful, esteemed experiment in American education – one that could still be thriving now.

This remarkable history, written by an alumnus and former teacher at the school, reads like a novel, as dozens of characters struggle first to build the school, then to save it. Despite their good intentions, the 15-year effort foundered on their frailties, irresponsibilities, and a fatally imperfect understanding of what made the school so magical for so many.

"You could call it a Rorschach history," says Boardman, who attended WCS from 1952 to 1956 and taught there from 1971 to 1976, "or maybe a collage, since there are hundreds of voices telling the story, each from his or her own perspective, yet there is a remarkable shared perspective of an essentially ineffable institution."

WCS tells the story of the school's rise and flourishing, even as it relied on charismatic headmaster David Bailey, whose charisma and dominance shaped the institutional denial that proved too strong to allow the school to survive.


In The Spotlight - The Essential Guide to Giving Great Media Interviews
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Yorkland Publishing presents Ed Shiller's
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In The Spotlight - The Essential Guide to Giving Media Interviews

In the Spotlight: The Essential Guide to Giving Great Media Interviews is a must for anyone who wants to face the media with poise, confidence and credibility.

In the Spotlight provides step-by-step direction to prepare for and give media interviews. It explains the communications principles and concepts that underpin great interviews. And it shines with anecdotes and case histories drawn from Ed’s illustrious career as a journalist and communicator.

Ed’s ground-breaking approach will enable you to answer even the most aggressive questions with a calmness and sincerity that will earn the trust of the public and of the media.