The Real American Heroes
HBO's "The Pacific" brings home a number of contrasts
May 24, 2010 at 1:53PM
Every year as Memorial Day nears, my attention turns to the Indy 500, NBA playoffs, and daytime baseball, where the beer is colder and the crack of the bat seems to sound more natural, like summer really has arrived. But these days, such thoughts are interrupted by images from The Pacific, HBo's 10-part series that wrapped its initial run on May 16th.