Chronicles Magazine Politics

  • VIEWS

    A Civic Proposal

    The year 1986 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig Mïes van der Rohe. Mr. Mïes (the plumage "van der Rohe" was invented by him well into his career) is considered by many to be the most influential architect of this century.

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  • VIEWS

    The Magnificent Tarkington

    The Midwest is a lucky place for an American novelist to be from. Sinclair Lewis, Sherwood Anderson, and Theodore Dreiser all made good money by holding up their native region to international ridicule, while Hemingway and Fitzgerald did even...

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  • REVIEWS

    Senator From Nebraska

    George Nash, the historian of post-World War II American conservatism, in a recent speech at Hillsdale College in Michigan called for a conservatism which would attempt to change the world as well as to understand it—a conservatism of politics as...

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