= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1969 / July | View All Issues |

July 1969

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


About this issue

4 PDF

About this issue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

About this issue

4 PDF

About this issue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letters

6, 8, 10 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

12, 14-18 PDF

A different kind of campus·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The experiment at Santa Cruz

Article

21-41 PDF

The very expensive education of McGeorge Bundy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

41 PDF

Black boy in the dark·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 42-52 PDF

Time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After Luce

Collection

Front cover, 42-52 PDF

Time: after Luce·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

47 PDF

Behavior·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

51 PDF

The floating lady·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

53-62 PDF

Rock style·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Defying the American dream

Fiction

63-65 PDF

In the reign of peace·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

66-67, 70-77 PDF

Warren Burnett·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Texas lawyer

Article

78-82 PDF

Lexington, Kentucky·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

78-82 PDF

Going home in America·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

92-95, 97 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Performing arts

98-100 PDF

The making of “The Angel Levine”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Performing arts

98-100 PDF

Performing arts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music in the round

101-102 PDF

Lieder masters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Coming in Harper’s]

102 PDF

Coming in Harper’s·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

102 PDF

“Look under talking butterfly.”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s puzzle

103 PDF

No. 12·

= 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

December 2014

Gateway to Freedom

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Guns and Poses

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Christmas in Prison

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poison Apples

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Growing Up

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Sarah Topol follows the trade routes used by arms smugglers, Eric Foner explores the hidden history of the Underground Railroad, Karl Ove Knausgaard recounts a humiliating episode from grade school, and more
Photograph by Angela Strassheim
Article
Growing Up·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The best coming-of-age stories have a hole in the middle. They pretend to be about knowledge, but they are usually about grasping, long after it could be of any use, one’s irretrievable ignorance.”
Photograph by Ben Pier
Article
Guns and Poses·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“‘It’s open shopping,’ he said. ‘A warehouse. The whole of Libya.’”
Map by Mike Reagan
Article
Gateway to Freedom·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The Vigilance Committee survived until the eve of the Civil War, and over the course of its several incarnations it propelled the plight of fugitives to the forefront of abolitionist consciousness.“
Photograph by Amani Willett
Article
Christmas in Prison·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Just so you motherfuckers know, I’ll be spending Christmas with my family, eating a good meal, and you’ll all be here, right where you belong.”
Photographer unknown. Artwork courtesy Alyse Emdur

Amount that President Obama has added to America’s “brand value” according to the Nation Brands Index:

$2,100,000,000,000

A study suggested that the health effects of exposure to nuclear radiation at Chernobyl were no worse than ill health resulting from smoking and normal urban air pollution.

A former New York City police officer who had been arrested in 2012 for exchanging online messages about cooking women alive and eating them, and for illegally accessing data about potential victims in law-enforcement databases, was sentenced to time served.

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