Vol. 18 • December 1985 • No. 12

The Continuing Crisis 6
Correspondence 7
Editorials/Sickle Cell Amnesia/In Defense of the American Language 8
Tyrrell, R. Emmett Jr.
Capitol Ideas/Luncheon Reveries 9
Bethell, Tom
An Eye for an Eye 12
McGurn, William
Why We Have Families 14
Tucker, William
Christmas in Bethlehem 18
Morrison, Micah
Books for Christmas 20
Presswatch/The Shifty Hands of Time 26
O'Sullivan, John
The Public Policy/Raise Taxes 28
Stein, Herbert
Eminentoes/50 Million Sold 30
Sundquist, Eric J.
Politique Internationale/Stoned in Beirut 32
The Nation's Pulse/Dream Street 33
Teachout, Terry
Special Correspondence/Peregrine Worsthorne Meets His Critics 34
The Uses of Pleasure 39
Foucault, Michel
George Orwell: The Lost Writings 42
Orwell, George
The Rise and Fall of an American Army 44
Stanton, Shelby L.
Woodrow Wilson and World War I, 1917-1921 45
Ferrell, Robert H.
This War Called Peace 47
Crozier, Brian & Middleton, Drew & Murray-Brown, Jeremy
Bright Lights, Big City 48
Mclnerney, Jay & Ransom
Orson Welles: A Biography 50
Leaming, Barbara
The Reign of the Phallus 53
Keuls, Eva C.
Current Wisdom 57
Jackasses, Assorted

Developed by
Kanda Sofware
  Kanda Software, Inc.