Contents


The Supineness of the Senate

The Gulf of Tonkin, The 1964 Incidents. Part II Session. Supplementary Documents to February 20, 1968; Hearing With Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara Dated December 16, released December 20, 1968 Committee on Foreign Relations, US Senate, 90th Congress, 2nd

Inside Dope

The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson

Behind the Lines: The World of Drew Pearson by Herman Klurfeld

Memoirs by Arthur Krock

JFK and LBJ by Tom Wicker

Parts of Speech

The Counterfeiters by Hugh Kenner

The Literature of Silence by Ihab Hassan

Yeats’s Blessings on Von Hügel by Martin Green

England Atomized

The Making of Modern English Society Vol. I Reformation to Industrial Revolution 1530-1780 by Christopher Hill

The Making of Modern English Society Vol. II Industry and Empire 1750 to the Present Day by G.J. Hobsbawm

Contributors

Robert Brustein is a playwright, director, critic, teacher, founder of the Yale Repertory and American Repertory Theatres, and currently Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Suffolk University. His latest book is Winter Passages.
 (December 2014)

Noam Chomsky is an Institute Professor and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Linguistics at MIT.

Denis Donoghue is Emeritus University Professor of English and American Letters at NYU. (April 2016)

John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.

Stuart Hampshire (1914–2004) was an English philosopher. He taught at University College London, Princeton, Stanford and Oxford, where he was named Warden of Wadham College. His books include Thought and Action, Spinoza and Justice Is Conflict.

Elizabeth Hardwick (1916–2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.

Anthony Quinton (1925–2010) was a British philosopher. Quinton served as president of Trinity College, Oxford and as chairman of the British Library. His works include The Nature of Things, Hume, and From Wodehouse to Wittgenstein.

Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.

I.F. Stone (1907–1989) was an American journalist and publisher whose self-published newsletter, I.F. Stone’s Weekly, challenged the conservatism of American journalism in the midcentury. A Noncomformist History of Our Times (1989) is a six-volume anthology of Stone’s writings.