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Harold Lavine

Harold Lavine

When Fidel Castro was in the Sierra Maestra, he spent most of his time talking. What little fighting there was, was done by his firebrand...

In July 1953 COMMENTARY published an article by Harold Lavine entitled “Can Eisenhower Form a Government?” which evoked a good deal of comment, and in...

Given current headlines and the charges and counter-charges of “war party” and “appeasement,” no wonder the average citizen has difficulty in knowing what present American...

Americans being not only traditionally peace-minded, but inveterately against arms and armies, it should surprise no one that the problem of how best, in an...

General Cohen, Retd. The Life and Times of General Two-Gun Cohen. by Charles Drage. Funk & Wagnalls. 312 pp. $4.00.   In Taipeh, back in 1953, the new Old China...

When the truce came to Korea, twenty-one American prisoners of war chose to remain with the Communists. Harold Lavine here tells the stories of these...

Back in last November, when Harold Lavine went to Chicago to report a conclave of the top Democrats, he and other reporters found seasoned politicians...

Who likes Ike? Well, nobody, really, Harold Lavine suggests here—except only the voters, with whom Eisenhower is still at least as popular as he was...