= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1969 / October | View All Issues |

October 1969

illustration

Front cover PDF

The death of Socrates·

= 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.

Correction

6 PDF

Correction·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

12, 14, 19 PDF

Contrary spirits·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A possibly royal poltergeist

The easy chair

19-20 PDF

Contrary spirits·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The bucksaw ghost

Performing arts

24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 43 PDF

Participatory theater·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Performing arts

24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 43 PDF

Performing arts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music in the round

44, 46 PDF

The big British virtues·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

49-64 PDF

In the country of the young [part I]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

65-71 PDF

Jacqueline Susann·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The writing machine

Poetry

68 PDF

To certain English poets·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

72-81 PDF

Greece·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The death of liberty

Poetry

79 PDF

Third Psalm·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The September vision

Article

82-86, 91 PDF

Missileland·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

86 PDF

Natural linguistics·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

92-94 PDF

The presidency under scrutiny·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

94 PDF

In our day·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

95-103 PDF

Memphis·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

104-112 PDF

Taps at Utah Beach·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

113, 116, 120, 122, 124 PDF

Memories of Joe McCarthy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

126-128, 130, 132-133 PDF

Dostoevsky–the struggle to create·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

133-136 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Coming in Harper’s]

137 PDF

Coming in Harper’s·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s puzzle

138 PDF

No. 15·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Acrostickler

Get access to 165 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

April 2017

You Can Run …

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Never Would I Ever

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The March on Everywhere

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Defender of the Community

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Echt Deutsch

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Boy Without a Country

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The March on Everywhere·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photograph (detail) © Nima Taradji/Polaris
Post
The Forty-Fifth President·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photograph (detail) by Philip Montgomery
Article
Defender of the Community·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Illustration (detail) by Katherine Streeter
Article
The Boy Without a Country·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Illustration (detail) by Shonagh Rae
Article
Asphalt Gardens·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In a city that is rapidly pricing out the poor, NYCHA’s housing projects are a last bastion of affordable shelter, with an average monthly rent of $509
Photograph (detail) © Samuel James

Number of mine-detecting monkeys erroneously reported to have been given to the United States by Morocco in March:

2,000

The Pacific trade winds are weakening as a result of global warming.

In the United States, legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act was advanced by the House Ways and Means Committee after 18 hours of deliberation, during which time the Republican members of Congress passed around candy.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Who Goes Nazi?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

By

"It is an interesting and somewhat macabre parlor game to play at a large gathering of one’s acquaintances: to speculate who in a showdown would go Nazi. By now, I think I know. I have gone through the experience many times—in Germany, in Austria, and in France. I have come to know the types: the born Nazis, the Nazis whom democracy itself has created, the certain-to-be fellow-travelers. And I also know those who never, under any conceivable circumstances, would become Nazis."

Subscribe Today