= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1970 / July | View All Issues |

July 1970

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Correction

3 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 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

16-17, 20-23 PDF

Mark Rothko·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Portrait of the artist as an angry man

American notes

30-31 PDF

Mr. Nixon meets the language·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

American notes

30-31 PDF

American notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Foreign report

32-33 PDF

The Bangkok prince·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Foreign report

32-33 PDF

Foreign report·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Performing arts

34, 36-38 PDF

Porn and man at Yale·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Performing arts

34, 36-38 PDF

Performing arts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

63-68 PDF

Washington, sex, and power·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

70-77 PDF

Ike·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

An artist in iron

Poetry

75 PDF

Late night in autumn·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

78-83 PDF

Dragon lady·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

84-90, 92-94 PDF

Return to Frankfurt·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

98-101 PDF

The Odyssey was ended·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

102, 104-105 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music

106, 108 PDF

The Broadway musical·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Getting away with murder

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

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

August 2014

The End of Retirement

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Octopus and Its Grandchildren

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Francis and the Nuns

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Return of the Strongman

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“From the nerd squabbles of Internet discussion threads rose an urban legend that culminated in a film that hinges on digging through my town’s trash.”
Illustration (detail) by Timothy Taranto
Article
Return of the Strongman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If Tunisia is where the Arab Spring began, Egypt seems poised to become its burial ground.”
Photograph (detail) © Ahmed Ismail / Getty Images
Article
The Seductive Catastrophe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The world’s leaders were moved by a populace fused into a forward phalanx, were shaken by a tidal wave of militancy jubilantly united.”
Photograph courtesy Mary Evans Picture Library
Article
Me, Myself, and Id·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The one defining trait of the narcissist is that it’s always someone else.
Painting (detail) by Gianni Dagli Orti
Post
The Many Faces of Boko·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“People want education. Open a school and they will rush.”
Photograph © The author

Average number of sitcom laughs an American hears during a prime-time season:

12,000

Czech and German deer still do not cross the Iron Curtain.

British economists correlated the happiness of a country’s population with its genetic resemblance to Danes.

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