Chronicles Magazine December 1993

  • REVIEWS

    The Survival of the Fattest

    Late one summer afternoon, tired and dirty after four days' camping and a 21-mile ride out of the Wind River Mountains over rough granite trails, 1 swung off the horse and opened the registry book that the National Forest Service places at the...

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  • REVIEWS

    Machine Politics

    In 1943, in the midst of the dark years of World War II when collectivism seemed to be sweeping all before it at home and abroad, three fiercely independent and feisty women, all of them friends and libertarians devoted to what was then called...

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  • VIEWS

    Notes From the Immigration Front

    Proof that we are no longer a country of red-blooded Americans who brook no interference from any foreign country was the news report of a March 8, 1993, "hearing" held at Fort Mason, California, to collect testimony from "immigrant" (translate,...

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    Metaflicks

    Robert Warshow, one of the best critics of film we ever had (all serious moviegoers should read his collected essays, The Immediate Experience), wrote that the most difficult thing about reviewing movies is "admitting that you were there."

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