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James Rorty

James Rorty

The years since 1933 have brought to this country a large number of European doctors who, after experiencing varying difficulties, have found places for themselves...

Headlines in the New York Times on January 27 alerted its readers to the newest manifestation of the “witch hunt”—an attack on democratic liberties perpetrated...

The Wreckers Apostles of Discord. by Ralph Lord Roy. Beacon. 374 pp. $3.75.   About a year ago, after the Slansky trial and the arrest in Moscow of the Jewish...

Few members of Congress have within living memory engrossed so large a portion of the daily press as has Senator McCarthy of Wisconsin over the...

The riots in the small New York city of Peekskill, a little more than a year ago, aroused deep public concern. Did they represent a...

The recent meeting of the United Nations Scientific Conference on Conservation and Utilization of Resources underlined a new fact in human history that may ultimately...

Flowering Legend The Legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti. By G. Louis Joughin and Edmund M. Morgan. Harcourt, Brace. 514 pp. $6.00.   A generation has passed since the state of...

In recent months the ancient fear that man is outstripping the natural resources of the globe, and must face lower standards of living or starvation,...

Carrying the Torch for Liberty I Lift My Lamp by Hertha Pauli And E. B. Ashton. New York, Appleton-Century Crofts, 1948. 360 pp. $4.00.   The Statue of Liberty is...

The Great Prisoner Writings and Speeches of Eugene V. Debs. With an introduction by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. New York, Hermitage Press, 1948. 484 pp. $4.00.   Mr. Schlesinger has performed...

Who Owns the Air-Waves? The American Radio: Report form the commission on Freedom of the Press by Llewellyn White. University of Chicago Press, 1947. 260 pp. $3.25.   This publication...

The time, October 1943. Italy was out of the war, but the Germans were rapidly taking over in Rome and elsewhere, and veteran Nazi divisions...