The late Curtis Cate was the author of The Ides of August, devoted to the Berlin Wall crisis of 1961.
ARTICLES BY THIS CONTRIBUTOR:
A No-Longer-Broken City
Down to Earth—With a Thud!
The Right to Blaspheme?
How Cosmopolitan Can One Become?
A Hydra With Two Heads
Farewell to Indolence?
Stakhanovism in Reverse
Islam in France
Gigantic in Everything
Monumental in Everything
A Sentimental Return
How Anti-American Are the French?
Mad Cow Madness
Ethnicity as a Way of Life
Exhibitionism as a Way of Life
Europe's Kulturstadt for 1999
Illusion and Reality, Then and Now
Letter From Paris: Diana—Goddess of Illusion
The Revolt of the French Masses
Germans in the Dock
With the Nietzscheans of Naumburg
Bulldozing into Trouble
The Eunuchs of Yugoslavia
Grasshoppers and Ants
François Mitterrand: Metternich or Gladstone?
There's No Stopping Progress
The Grand Illusion
More Verbal Panache Than Military Muscle
Two Triumphs of 'Mediacracy'
History Returning at a Gallop
Modern Pyramids and Ancient Squares
Just How Monarchical is Monsieur Mitterrand?
But Why the "Red Flag" of Revolution?
A Visual Atrocity
Twenty Years After the Invasion of Czechoslovakia