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Clarence Page: Julian Bond kept his wit, in spite of challenges, crises

Clarence Page: Julian Bond kept his wit, in spite of challenges, crises

Unlike most of the people who are sadly reminiscing about Julian Bond, I fondly recall how my last conversation with the iconic civil rights veteran occurred at a zombie movie. A mutual friend had invited us and our wives to share a movie night. The movie was "World War Z," in which Brad Pitt races against time to save humanity from a zombie pandemic. We had heard that it would be "thought provoking." I can't say for sure how much it impressed Bond or his wife of 24 years, Pamela Horowitz. But they seemed to enjoy themselves. I recall this episode fondly because, in the many tributes I have read about Bond, too little mention is made of his sense of humor. ...

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