On history’s page
DAVID?THOMPSON was said to be a Barbadian who belonged to the ages – and now his thoughts are emblazoned on the pages.
Last night before a standing-room only audience at Hilton?Barbados, Barbados Is More Than An Economy . . . It’s A Society, a 224-page publication outlining the thoughts, words and vision of late Prime Minister David Thompson was launched under the patronage of his successor Freundel Stuart.
Thompson’s widow Mara, touched by the effort, said the publication, the first of a trilogy, meant a lot to her family.
Actress Jennifer Walker during her stirring dramatic presentation described the book as a “verbal road map for all of we”.
The book was edited by Minister of Education Ronald Jones (right) and carries a foreword from the late Prime Minister’s wife Mara Thompson (second from left), next to daughter Oya.
Read full story in today’s SUNDAY SUN.