Books & the Arts

All the President’s Man? All the President’s Man?

When Dick Morris announced that he would write a book to divert attention from his adventure with the toes of a call girl, George Stephanopoulos, the President's senior policy a...

Apr 1, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Stanley I. Kutler

Holocaust Denial: A Sequel Holocaust Denial: A Sequel

The Case of Binjamin Wilkomirski's Fragments Until the past few months, bestowing any Holocaust honorific upon Binjamin Wilkomirski, the author of the

Apr 1, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Harvey Peskin

Buddha Leaves Suburbia Buddha Leaves Suburbia

If you adored Catherine Texier's Breakup last year, fell to the floor gushing sympathetic tears for the abandoned raconteur and raised your fists with indignant empathy over the...

Apr 1, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Minna Proctor

On Movies, Money & Politics On Movies, Money & Politics

The Nation asked six politically active members of the entertainment community to comment on recent developments in the realms of politics and popular culture.

Mar 18, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Peter Biskind

Part of Our Time, Too Part of Our Time, Too

Given the late Dalton Trumbo's various claims to verbal fame--highest-paid screenwriter of his day, most vocal member of the Hollywood Ten, polemicist extraordinaire, winner und...

Mar 18, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Dalton Trumbo and Murray Kempton

Looking for Mr. Right Looking for Mr. Right

"I am it."

Mar 18, 1999 / Books & the Arts / David Corn

When Worlds Collide When Worlds Collide

When those in my modest circle of acquaintances learned that I was editing a Hollywood issue of The Nation, they found it either risible or irritating.

Mar 18, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Peter Biskind

Carried Away Carried Away

My friend Dennis Paoli says there are two kinds of horror movies, and since his screenwriting credits include Re-Animator, I treat his categories with respect.

Mar 18, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Stuart Klawans

The Forgotten Oscar The Forgotten Oscar

In the run-up to Sunday's Oscar ceremony the focus was on Elia Kazan and whether the Motion Picture Academy was doing the right thing by honoring him with a Lifetime Achievement ...

Mar 18, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Victor Navasky

Postcards From the Left Postcards From the Left

As the limos and their glitterati cargo pull up to the Oscars ceremony this year, they may have to share a bit of screen time with a band of angry picketers.

Mar 18, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Marc Cooper