= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1970 / January | View All Issues |

January 1970

Photography

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.

Letters

6, 8-10 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music in the round

20, 22 PDF

Moderns·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

25-32, 34 PDF

The failure of black separatism·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

35-42 PDF

The professional radical, 1970·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

41 PDF

Summer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

43-47 PDF

The lessons of 1968·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

48-49, 52-58 PDF

Harry’s last hurrah·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

53 PDF

The new poetry handbook·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

59-62 PDF

Shirt talk·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

63-66, 68-77 PDF

Confessions of a white racist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

78-87 PDF

Bernadette Devlin·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

An Irish revolutionary in Irish America

Article

88-92 PDF

Hunger and the marketplace·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

94-96 PDF

Flaming youth·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

95 PDF

Haunting the maneuvers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Performing arts

97-99 PDF

A movie critic on movie critics·

= 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

October 2014

Cassandra Among the
Creeps

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Today Is Better Than Tomorrow”

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

PBS Self-Destructs

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Monkey Did It

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“This is not a fable about a young woman whose dreams were dashed by a sexual predator. Maya’s narrative is one of institutional failure at a school desperately trying to adapt.”
Photograph © AP/Josh Reynolds
Article
Kandahar’s Mystery Executions·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“He told me he was made to stand on an ice block for thirty minutes at a time, and would then be forced to run barefoot across the gravel while an officer cable-whipped him.”
Photograph (detail) © Victor J. Blue
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
Post
Art Beyond Politics·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

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
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

Percentage of G.O.P. House and Senate members in an April 2006 poll who believed humans are causing climate change:

23

Bees can remember human faces, but only if they are tricked into thinking that we are strange flowers.

“All I saw,” said a 12-year-old neighbor of visits to the man’s house, “was just cats in little diapers.”

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