The death last week of the author Michael Crichton, at the young age of 66, was obscured by the historic day on which it took place: Election Day, Tuesday, November 4. Crichton was the author of the science fiction novel "Jurassic Park" in addition to other notable creations.
James Fallows of The Atlantic penned a tribute to Crichton here.
Crichton's death put me in mind of the composer John Williams' soaring main theme from the 1993 film adaptation of "Jurassic Park."
Here it is for this week's "YouTube clip for a peaceful weekend."