A World of Mendacity

From the June/July 1998 Print Edition

The Soviet World of American Communism By Harvey Klehr, John Earls Haynes, and Kyrill M. Anderson. Yale University Press 378 pp. $35 The collapse of the Soviet Union demolished many falsehoods of contemporary history. The Soviet Union itself was a singular embodiment of falsehoods, its legitimacy . . . . Continue Reading »

The Bad Old Days

From the April 1990 Print Edition

Destructive Generation: Second Thoughts about the Sixties _ by Peter Collier and David Horowitz _ Summit Books, 352 pages, $19.95 The retroactive glorification of the 1960s has been gathering momentum over the last decade. It reflects and in turn re-enforces what has become the conventional wisdom . . . . Continue Reading »