Short memory is the culprit for history to repeat itself. We Americans are taught our entire lives, that we are the freest Nation on earth and the rest of the world only envies us…Bullshit! What we, Americans, choose to remember is highly selective and thus is becoming dangerously problematic in a dramatically changing society and world. Learn about Waltz's and his wife's breakdown of the political views and landscape of America, its history, and the way Americans move through the world by using art as a statement of politics.
His turbulent European upbringing taught him to be critical and to be on the watch. "I could tell you many beautiful stories about America. Sometimes, its naiveté or freshness that brings tears to my eyes, which inspires me to write poems of endearment, which in turn lets me rest in all its lush lands and seascapes and, above all…lets me be…who I am."