= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1969 / February | View All Issues |

February 1969

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4, 6, 8, 13 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

14, 16, 18, 20 PDF

What you can do to improve TV·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

23-24, 26, 28, 30 PDF

Atlanta’s culture for all seasons·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

26 PDF

Cemetery·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Litchfield County

Article

Front cover, 33-39 PDF

God, country, and Billy Graham·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

37 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

40-48, 53-58 PDF

The New York Times, part II·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Punch Sulzberger and the 1960′s

Fiction

59-64 PDF

Stonewall Jackson’s waterloo·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

65-68, 73-83 PDF

Trash, art, and the movies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

84-90 PDF

Theft of the nation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

91, 94 PDF

The guilty optimists·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

91--92 PDF

No time for heroes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

91--92, 94, 96 PDF

America: three foreign comments·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

94, 96 PDF

A time for choice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

96 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

98, 100-102 PDF

The Stevenson we lost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

102-104 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Performing arts

105-107 PDF

Ballet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Saran Wrap paradise

Performing arts

105-107 PDF

Performing arts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Coming in Harper’s]

106 PDF

Coming in Harper’s·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music in the round

108, 111 PDF

Pianists·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Standard and offbeat

Harper’s puzzle

110 PDF

No. 7·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Acrostickler

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

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

February 2015

The War of the World

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Sharp Edge of Life

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Great Republican Land Heist

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Captive Market

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Day of the Sea

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The Great Republican Land Heist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The wholesale transfer of public lands to state control may never be achieved. But the goal might be more subtle: to attack the value of public lands.”
Photograph by Chad Ress
Article
The Sharp Edge of Life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The struggle of the novelist has been to establish a measure, a view of human nature, and usually, though not always, as large a view as belief and imagination can wring from observable facts.”
Photo by Eddie Adams/Associated Press
Article
Captive Market·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Fear of random violence lives on, but the reality is that violent-crime rates have dropped to levels not seen since the early Seventies."
Photograph by Richard Ross
Article
The Day of the Sea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Fifteen judges will then sit together in a wood-paneled room, in a city thousands of miles from the Andes, and decide whether the ocean Bolivia claims as its right will at last be returned to it.”
Photo by Fabio Cuttica/Contrasto/Redux
Post
Introducing the February Issue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Ruin of the West
Christopher Ketcham investigates Cliven Bundy’s years-long battle with the BLM, Annie Murphy reflects on Bolivia’s lost coast, and more
Painting by Richard Prince, whose work was on view in October at Gagosian Gallery in New York City © The artist. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery

Percentage increase in the annual number of polio cases in Pakistan since 2005:

A bowl of 4,000-year-old noodles was found in northwestern China; and a spokesman for the Chinese Academy of Sciences said that “this is the earliest empirical evidence of noodles ever found.”

A federal judge sentenced the journalist Barrett Brown to 63 months in prison for sharing a link to information stolen from the private-intelligence firm Stratfor by a hacker in 2011. “Good news!” Brown said in a statement. “They’re now going to send me to investigate the prison-industrial complex.”

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