= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1969 / March | View All Issues |

March 1969

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4, 6, 8, 11 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

4 PDF

Sixties·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

12, 14, 16, 18, 21-22, 24 PDF

Some guesses about the next Kremlin conspiracy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Coming in Harper’s]

18 PDF

Coming in Harper’s·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington report

28, 31-32, 34, 36, 38 PDF

536 characters in search of a legislative program·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington report

28, 31-32, 34, 36, 38 PDF

Washington report·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

41-49 PDF

Vietnam and the end of the age of superpowers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

50-57 PDF

Harold E. Hughes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Evangelist from the prairies

Poetry

57 PDF

The place where I’ve not been·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

58-64, 67-70 PDF

Jesse Jackson·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Heir to Dr. King?

Cartoon

63 PDF

“I don’t think ^Uany of this was here when we passed by last night.”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

71-80 PDF

e.e. cummings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Twenty-three letters

Fiction

81-84, 86, 88, 90 PDF

Nights at O’Rear’s·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

90 PDF

Statues·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

91-92, 94, 96, 98, 100 PDF

The new geography·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

98 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

102-105 PDF

From the other side of the moon·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

106, 107-109 PDF

A rose for Emily·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

106 PDF

“We can’t go on like this; for you life is just one big picnic!”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

109 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Performing arts

110 PDF

Films·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Short takes

Performing arts

110 PDF

Performing arts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music in the round

112-113 PDF

The way they used to do musical comedy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s puzzle

114 PDF

No. 8·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Acrostickler

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2015

The Quietest Place in the Universe

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Black Hat, White Hat

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beyond the Broken Window

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In Search of a Stolen Fiddle

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Displaced in the D.R.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Displaced in the D.R.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“How is it possible that my birth certificate is invalid if I was born here?”
Photograph by Pierre Michel Jean
Article
The Quietest Place in the Universe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Gaitskell and his colleagues are approaching the revelation of a new order, a new universe, in which even light will be known differently, and darkness as well.”
Painting by Sebastiaan Bremer
Article
The Test of Time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“One by one his books dismantle the idea that art consoles, that art contains truths, that art expresses the soul. He insists on the artificiality and createdness of his narratives.”
Article
Saving the Whale, Again·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“While the other Wall Street behemoths are currently tapering their derivatives trading, Citi has been expanding its own.”
Illustration by Ross MacDonald
[Browsings]
On Broadway·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photograph by the author

Chance that an American would give up at least one week of life to avoid taking a pill every day:

1 in 3

Iowa urologists reported that only a minor portion of locker-room teasing arises from “the presence of excess foreskin”; most teasing targets small penises.

A pair of Russian film directors asked President Vladimir Putin to invest $18 million in a new restaurant chain intended to drive McDonald’s out of the Russian market. “Every project these days,” a Russian television personality said of the proposal, “must be smothered in patriotic sauce.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Subways Are for Sleeping

By

“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”

Subscribe Today