In This Issue
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Political Morality and the First Family
The reform that is needed is obvious: The President's spouse, as well as the President, must be elected by the people.
Britannica 3, Failures Of
The Mahler Boom
Nine Mahler Symphonies
A Ladies' Man
Rise, and Fight Again
The Doctor's Wife
The Education of Little
The Stone Circles of the British Isles
The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind Letters
The Higher Animals: A Mark Twain Bestiary
Nothing but the Truth
The Order of Wolves
Birthdays/a Civil Tongue/Sliding
Campaigning Ii: The Libertarian Party
Party of One: Anxious to Please
“I’m a little browned off—that’s an English saving—about this conservative vs. liberal thing. Every sane person is a little bit of both.”
The Editor's Page
The Battle for Long Island
Suburban development has sprawled inexorably across the face of Long Island for decades. Now a new farmland preservation program offers hope for the vanishing seaside fields—and a model for rural areas elsewhere.
Scenes From a Spanish Village
“More than half the Spaniards alive today have no experience of a time before Franco. He is as much a part of those who hate him as he is of those who love him.” An American journalist describes village life in post-Franco Spain.
From the I Ching
After the Sexual Revolution
Campaigning I: Clarke Reed of Mississippi
On the Reef Darkly
He’s an expert on seashells, one of the most knowledgeable in the world. He works with the disadvantage of never having seen the objects he studies.