28 May 2009

Casey Sherman interviewed by Concord Monitor on "The Finest Hours," Sherman comments on "Bad Blood: Freedom and Death in the White Mountains."

The book tells the story of the Coast Guard crews who rushed to the aid of two oil tankers off the coast of Cape Cod during a horrific nor'easter in 1952. Both the tankers had been hastily built for the war effort using sub-par steel, and when 70-foot waves began crashing at their hulls, both of them split apart.

In tiny lifeboats and cutters, Coast Guard teams rushed out into the raging seas to save the crews. "To a man, they never thought they were coming back," said Sherman, who will appear at Gibson's Bookstore tonight at 7 to talk about the daring rescue.

As he promotes The Finest Hours, Sherman is working on another book that will hit close to home for New Hampshire audiences. Bad Blood: Freedom and Death in the White Mountains tells the story of Franconia police officer Bruce McKay's killing by local resident Liko Kenney in May 2007.

"I like to use the symbolism of the Old Man of the Mountain," Sherman said. "The profile looked different depending on where you stood . . . what drew me to the project were all the shades of gray."
One thing that KingCast likes is the way the story reads "killing" instead of "murder" because as we all know, there has been no adjudicated finding that ANYONE was murdered on 5/11. Many of us have our own OPINIONS about that, but they are like noses, just OPINIONS.

And NH AG Kelly Ayotte's OPINION is unfortunately sullied by dozens of willful derogations from procedural protocol and from common sense, so it isn't worth the paper on which it is written.

Here then, is Kelly Ayotte's ongoing/legacy in general and her deviations from protocol in specific, when it comes to the Franconia shooting tragedy "investigation."


Anonymous said...

Just like the Old Man tumble,
Kelly's Heroes will stumble.
Righteous judgment will rumble,
And its foes will crumble.

mominsanity said...

Oooh, I would totally buy that book when it comes out. There's so much potential there for some really great oral history and analysis!

Anonymous said...

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall
so too will Chris King
to the delight and pleasure of
each and every one of us all

MF my friend

Christopher King said...


Did you get a degree in revisionist history?

Kelly and her minions already tried to take me out, but I kicked her ass.

I'm doing just fine and will continue to do just fine, have a great weekend I'll be playing tennis with my new racket, chillin' out.