A Partisan’s Review A Partisan’s Review

In A Partisan View, one of the many memoirs in which score-settling refugees from the glory days of the anti-Stalinist, pro-Modernist quarterly bite each other on their kneecap...

Mar 4, 1999 / Books & the Arts / John Leonard

On the Dismissal of Ken Bode On the Dismissal of Ken Bode

'Cause Washington Week in Review Had made insufficient ado, A jazzy new boss Gave Bode the toss, Not knowing a storm would ensue.

Mar 4, 1999 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Kazan and the Bad Times Kazan and the Bad Times

Dalton Trumbo, a militant blacklisted screenwriter and novelist, commenting on the fifties struggle against government attempts to throttle the American left, said that in that b...

Mar 4, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Arthur Miller

Touched by an Angel Touched by an Angel

It's characteristic of Erick Zonca's extraordinary first feature, The Dreamlife of Angels, that we never learn how Isa got that scar across her right eyebrow.

Mar 4, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Stuart Klawans

Reckoning in Guatemala Reckoning in Guatemala

The recent release of the report of the Historical Clarification Commission in Guatemala has injected new energy into a process that has been faltering since the signing of the D...

Mar 4, 1999 / Editorial / David Holiday

Re: Juanita Broaddrick Re: Juanita Broaddrick

We will never know the truth behind Juanita Broaddrick's claim that Bill Clinton raped her in a Little Rock hotel room in l978.

Mar 4, 1999 / Editorial / Katha Pollitt

Soul Survivor of Auschwitz Soul Survivor of Auschwitz

During a wide-ranging conversation I had with Primo Levi in his home in Turin in the summer of 1985, two years before his death, I asked him what effect Auschwitz had on him as a...

Mar 4, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Gabriel Motola

Jobs, Justice–Joy Jobs, Justice–Joy

The drinks were pouring, the flesh was pressing and a "dream team" of brassy, bluesy, soul and salsa players out to affiliate San Antonio's Tejano bands with the American Federat...

Mar 4, 1999 / Editorial / JoAnn Wypijewski

Screendance Screendance

I grew up on dance films, although they weren't known as such; they were called musicals.

Mar 4, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Valerie Gladstone

Money Science = Ethics Problems on Campus Money Science = Ethics Problems on Campus

The third most dispensed drug in the United States is a thyroid medication called Synthroid.

Mar 4, 1999 / Feature / David Shenk