The remarkable complacency of the Washington expert in the face of impending serious unemployment was discussed in the previous article. Before enlarg

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If you are white and are reading this vignette, don’t take it for granted that all Harlem is a slum. It isn’t.

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The United States is a nation of magazine readers. The British, French, Russians, and Germs read, in normal times, far more books than we do, but fewe

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Lincoln in 1944

There are many reasons why we recall Abraham Lincoln more vividly than we do either Christopher Columbus or George Washington, the other two men for whom public holidays are generally observed. Lincoln was the only one of the three born under the United States flag. As a child of the Middle West he grew up in the most American part of America, and through his veins flowed the blood of ancestors from both Virginia and New England.

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Cabbage Soup and Caviar A Treasury of Russian Life and Humor. Edited, with an introduction by John Coumos. New York: Coward- McCann, Inc. yo6 fages. $3.75. A Treasury of Russian Literature. Selected and edited, with a foreword and biographical and critical notes, hy \Bemard Guilbert Guemey. New York: Vanguard Press. 7,072 fages, $3-9S. Some fifty writers are represented in Mr. Cournos' anthology and some thirty in Mr. Guerney's.

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A Treasury of Russian Life and HumorEdited, with an introduction by John Cournos. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc. 706 pages. $3.75. A Treasury of Russian Literature Selected and edited, with a foreword and biographical and critical notes, by Bernard Guilbert Guerney New York: Vanguard Press. 7,072 pages. $3.95. Some fifty writers are represented in Mr. Cournos' anthology and some thirty in Mr. Guerney's. Except that the latter goes much farther back into the past while the former includes a much greater number of contemporary authors, both volumes cover much the same ground.

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Congress and the Cabinet

What would you give to hear Secretary Ickes in a debate with Hamilton Fish on the floor of Congress? Or Howard Smith badgering Secretary Perkins? Or a full-dress exchange between Senator Wheeler and Secretary Cordell Hull on the Moscow Pact? These open-up vistas which are not beyond the bounds-of possibility.

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There is a new whipping boy in America today, one that has succeeded "the interests," "Wall Street," "the railroads," "socialism" and all the other time-honored favorites of politicians and public alike.

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The literary resentment of science is based on the belief that science conceives a universe of brute fact in which the sole principle of explanation i

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A novelist’s short stories often stand in a revealing relation to his major work. The scale is reduced, the writer practises an economy wherein he is

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