Volume VI, Number 2, Spring 2006
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Hard Questions
Jeffrey Hart: Our Literature of ExtremesThe radical individualism of American letters.
Harvey C. Mansfield: The Debacle at HarvardLarry Summers's resignation is demeaning for all involved.
Victor Davis Hanson: France's Immigrant Problem—and OursCan last year's car burnings and riots happen here?
Harry V. Jaffa: Who Owns the Copyright to the Universe?Evolution in itself revels an intelligent design.
Richard E. Morgan: The Failure of the Rehnquist CourtThe counterrevolution that wasn't.
Christopher Flannery: Books in Brief
Reviews of Books
Diana Schaub: Man's FieldA review of Manliness, by Harvey C. Mansfield
Joseph M. Bessette: The War Over the War PowersA review of The Powers of War and Peace: The Constitution and Foreign Affairs After 9/11, by John Yoo
Charles A. Lofgren: Hijacking HistoryA review of War Powers: How the Imperial Presidency Hijacked the Constitution, by Peter Irons
Benjamin Balint: God and Harold at YaleA review of Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine, by Harold Bloom
Cheryl Miller: The One That Got AwayA review of Melville: His World and Work, by Andrew Delbanco
John D. Mueller: Dismal ScienceA review of Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Eric R. Claeys: Taking the Constitution SeriouslyA review of The Heritage Guide to the Constitution, edited by Edwin Meese III, Matthew Spalding, and David Forte
Richard Samuelson: Twice-Told TalesA review of Henry Adams and the Making of America, by Garry Wills
Julie Ann Ponzi: Getting TheirsA review of Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture, by Ariel Levy
Ronald J. Pestritto: Leaving the ConstitutionA review of Politics and Administration: A Study in Government, by Frank J. Goodnow
Steven F. Hayward: The Grand AllianceA review of Churchill and America, by Martin Gilbert
Myra Moss: Mussolini's Brain TrustA review of Mussolini's Intellectuals: Fascist Social and Political Thought, by A. James Gregor
Donald T. Critchlow: Queen of the GrassrootsA review of Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism: A Woman's Crusade by Donald T. Critchlow
Cum Dignitate Otium
Joseph Tartakovsky: The Opiate of the MassesDrinking vodka like a Russian.
Martha Bayles: Crossing the RubiconHBO gets Rome right.
Mark Helprin: Constitution or Tyranny