= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1965 / December | View All Issues |

December 1965

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

6, 8, 11-12, 14, 16, 18 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The editor’s easy chair

23-24, 26, 28 PDF

Christmas list·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

30, 33-34 PDF

Steinberg and the others·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

36, 38, 40 PDF

TV segment·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Coming in Harper’s]

40 PDF

[Coming in Harper's]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

43-50 PDF

Mr. Shriver and the savage politics of poverty·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

50 PDF

How to look at other people’s poverty·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

51-55 PDF

15¢ before 6·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

00 pm

Article

56-61 PDF

Witch doctors and psychiatry·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

62-66, 69-70 PDF

Baltimore boy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

71-72 PDF

Mother and son in a Puerto Rican slum·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

71-76, 81-82, 84 PDF

Mother and son in a Puerto Rican slum·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

73-76, 81-82, 84 PDF

Felicita·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

85-88, 91-94 PDF

The case for building 350 new towns·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

96-98, 101 PDF

A brave Englishman in a midwest pulpit·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

101 PDF

Invitation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

102-106 PDF

One Christmas in Montana·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A story

Washington insight

108, 111-116 PDF

Washington, Europe, and the tower of Babel·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

117-118 PDF

A chronicle of Camelot·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

118, 122 PDF

Rival to Cosa Nostra?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

122, 126, 128 PDF

Thick paper, wide margins, many pictures, and not much else·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

128-133 PDF

Drama and anguish in Africa·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

133-136 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music in the round

139-140 PDF

Too popular to be good?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Jazz notes

142 PDF

Strumming·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Jazz notes

142 PDF

Jazz notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $39.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

September 2014

Israel and Palestine

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington Is Burning

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On Free Will

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

They Were Awake

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Arab artists take up — and look past — regional politics
“When everyday life regularly throws up images of terror and drama and the technological sublime, how can a photographer compete?”
“Qalandia 2087, 2009,” by Wafa Hourani
Post
“There was torture by the previous regime and by the current Iraqi regime,” Dr. Amin said. “Torture by our Kurdish government, torture by Syrians, torture by the U.S.”
Visiting His Own Grave © Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Article
The Tale of the Tape·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Heroin isn’t the weakness Art Pepper submits to; it’s the passion he revels in.”
Photograph (detail) © Laurie Pepper
Criticism
The Soft-Kill Solution·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Policymakers, recognizing the growing influence of civil disobedience and riots on the direction of the nation, had already begun turning to science for a response."
Illustration by Richard Mia
New Books
New Books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

 
“Almond insists that watching football does more than feed an appetite for violence. It’s a kind of modern-day human sacrifice, and it makes us more likely to go to war.”
Photograph by Harold Edgerton

Chance that a movie script copyrighted in the U.S. before 1925 was written by a woman:

1 in 2

Engineers funded by the United States military were working on electrical brain implants that will enable the creation of remote-controlled sharks.

Malaysian police were seeking fifteen people who appeared in an online video of the Malaysia-International Nude Sports Games 2014 Extravaganza, and Spanish police fined six Swiss tourists conducting an orgy in the back of a moving van for not wearing their seatbelts.

Subscribe to the Weekly Review newsletter. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your email address!

HARPER’S FINEST

In Praise of Idleness

By

I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.

Subscribe Today