In This Issue
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America’s Catholic Bishops
Short of the Pope himself, there is no one who can challenge the Catholic bishop for leadership or power in the American church today
Maybe Later It Will Come Back to My Mind
Thirty years. Summer lore. Myer Layevsky’s business: A dollar down and a dollar when you ketch me. Sunset in the old people’s home. All this and more come warmly together in this first published story by Miss Faessler of Toronto, Canada. Besides writing, she presides over a rooming house for actors.
The End of the Maharajas
When India became a nation in 1947, its 600 maharajas last their royal grandeur and position. Now, twenty years later. Miss Levine tells us how they and their families hare fared, from serving in the Parliament to clerking in a Calcutta hotel.
It's a Living
A graduate of the l niversity of Minnesota, Dick Compton is a radio-television newsman in Columbus, Ohio.
Doctors Report That Spiders Spin Slower After a Morphine Dose
The Devil Will Shake
R. P. Lister is a free-lance writer tiring in London. He is widely known for his light verse. For another scholarly dissertation on the transcendental will, readers are referred to page 62.
A Treatment--Supermarket Style
Lorris B. Smith is a former Nebraskan who is now living in Albuquerque. This is her first appearance in the ATLANTIC.
North of Scarsdale
Fortnight in Guatemala
Why So Gloomy?
Britain's Musical Revival
The Peripatetic Reviewer
Middle East I: Tunisia and Egypt
Middle East Ii: Persian Gulf
The New Industrial State: Planning and the Modern Corporation
The great size of the modern corporation and its power to influence life in America are discussed in this first of three articles written for the ATLANTIC by the distinguished Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics at Harvard. They convey essential theses of Professor Galbraith’s major new work, THE NEW INDUSTRIAL STATE, to be published in June by Houghton Mifflin. His second article will discuss how the corporation manages itself. its prices,and its customers, and how it relates to the state. The third will discuss capitalism, social ism, and the future of the industrial system.
Backstage With Shakespeare, Morley, and Bogart
“Show me a man who has enjoyed his school days and I will show you a bully and a bore.” That is a Morleyism, one of the many to be found, atony with this ATLANTIC excerpt, in ROBERT MORLEY: A RELUCTANT AUTOBIOGRAPHY, soon to be published by Simon and Schuster. Mr. Morley, who needs no introduction to theaterand filmgoers, may be one of the last of a dwindling breed of truly professional actors. As the passages that follow attest, he may also be one of our least appreciated iconoclasts.
An Act of Self-Defense
A new barn makes bad neighbors and leads to violence in this work by a familiar ATLANTIC author. The story will be included in FISHES, BIRDS AND SONS OF MEN, a collection to be published by Atlantic-Little, Brown in the fall.
How the United States Protects South Africa
A New York TIMES correspondent in South Africa in 1965 and 1966, Mr. Lelyveld now reports from India, Pakistan, and Ceylon.
The Letters - And Life - Of Henry Adams
Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant “squints like an isosceles triangle but is not much more vulgar than some duchesses,” wrote Henry Adams to a friend after a visit to the White House. Atlantic critic Louis kronenberger here probes Adams’ world “of merciless anecdote and mandarin innuendo
May Day Sermon to the Women of Gilmer County by a Lady Preacher Leaving the Baptist Church
The Murderous Pleasures of Tennis
“Tough shot,”your partner says, but he means, “Wby did I have to get stuck with him?" The peculiar nomenclature of tennis and other aspects of the increasingly popular sport are covered in this dissertation by the accomplished journalist (OUR CHILDREN ARE DYING) and novelist (CALL THE KEEPER).