= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1973 / April | View All Issues |

April 1973

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Wraparound

5 PDF

Living with/without the automobile·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Wraparound

5-12, 107-109, 114 PDF

Living with/without the automobile·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The car as art

Wraparound

6 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A sad division

Wraparound

6 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

No-deposit, no-return

Wraparound

6 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The apotheosis

Wraparound

6 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A flank attack on urban traffic

Wraparound

6-7 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lure of good mass transit

Wraparound

7 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Know your fellow drivers

Wraparound

7 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The car as junk

Wraparound

7 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Early automania

Wraparound

7 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The car as an extension of the landscape

Wraparound

8 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Alternatives to the automobile

Wraparound

8 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Immobility around the corner

Wraparound

8 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Why I do not drive

Wraparound

8 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Why I will always drive

Wraparound

9 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

How GM is looking at the future

Wraparound

9 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The first “drive-in” church, in Sarasota, Fla.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Restricting cars

Wraparound

9 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The landscape reformed

Wraparound

9 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Brutality

Wraparound

10 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A contradiction

Wraparound

10 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The car in art

Wraparound

10 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A side of the new mobility

Wraparound

10-11 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

14,000 miles on a bicycle

Wraparound

11 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Thoughts on walking

Wraparound

11 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The car in art

Wraparound

11 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new centaur

Wraparound

11 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

11 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A curse

Wraparound

12 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The American mark on the moon

Wraparound

12 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A matter of cosmetics

Wraparound

12 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Places safe and unsafe

Wraparound

12 PDF

Reports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

What of eros?

Letters

14, 19-20 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington

22, 24 PDF

The pleasures of defeat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington

22, 24 PDF

Washington·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

26, 28, 32-33 PDF

Letter from New Delhi·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

34, 37, 40, 42-43, 45 PDF

Arms and the woman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

46-48, 50 PDF

Design·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Great writers

Countersigns

53 PDF

The good side of a bad war·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Countersigns

53 PDF

Of potholes and publicity·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

54, 55-58, 63-66, 67-69 PDF

Inside Cuba·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

54, 55-58, 63-66, 67-69 PDF

Inside Cuba·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

70-71 PDF

Taxpayers’ eve·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

74-76, 78, 81 PDF

Everyday use·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

82 PDF

Cohen on the telephone·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

82 PDF

Eine kleine nachtmusik·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

83 PDF

The ziz·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

83 PDF

Officer’s quarters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

84-88, 90 PDF

The struggle for cultural rebirth·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

98-101 PDF

The trivialization of evil·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Commentary

102, 105-106 PDF

The Congressional franking privilege·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

An abuse whose time is up

Commentary

102 PDF

Funky philately·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

107 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Without the automobile

Wraparound

107 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

One-man crusade

Wraparound

107 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The impossible choice

Wraparound

108 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A new way to look at the highway

Wraparound

108 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Choose your odds

Wraparound

108 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Choose your odds

Wraparound

108 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

From four wheels to two

Wraparound

108 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Recycled cars

Wraparound

109 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Never be without bread

Wraparound

109 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Do-it-yourself repairman

Wraparound

109 PDF

Starting points·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Taking to your feet

Wraparound

110 PDF

I can get it for you wholesale (almost)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110 PDF

The park bargain·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110 PDF

You’re a worse driver than you think·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110 PDF

How not to miss a step·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Wraparound

110-111 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

Lightweight/heavyweight·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

Newspaper news·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

These boots are made for walking·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

Yogurt made easy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

Writing tools·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Wraparound

112-113 PDF

Information·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

113 PDF

Ideas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A conversation to join

Wraparound

114 PDF

Readers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Harper’s game

116 PDF

Form 1040·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

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

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

December 2016

Prose by Any Other Name

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The New Red Scare

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Separated at Birth

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Priest in the Trees

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Lightness

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

With Child

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
With Child·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"She glanced across the waiting room at a television playing a birth-control ad and laughed darkly. 'Jesus, Lord, it would be so nice if someone just pushed me down a flight of stairs.'"
Photograph (detail) by Lara Shipley
Article
Swat Team·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"As we shall see, for the sort of people who write and edit the opinion pages of the Post, there was something deeply threatening about Sanders and his political views."
Illustration (detail) by John Ritter
Article
Escape from The Caliphate·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"When Matti invited me on a tour of the neighborhood, I asked about security. 'The message has already been passed to ISIS that you’re here,' he said. 'But don’t worry. I guarantee I could bring even you in and out of the Islamic State.'"
Photograph (detail) by Alice Martins
Article
In This One·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"She glanced across the waiting room at a television playing a birth-control ad and laughed darkly. 'Jesus, Lord, it would be so nice if someone just pushed me down a flight of stairs.'"
Illustration (detail) by Shonagh Rae
Article
“Don’t Touch My Medicare!”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Medicare’s popularity, however, comes with almost no understanding of what the program is and how it works."
Illustration (detail) by Nate Kitch

Number of tombstones in Tombstone, Arizona:

792

Electrofishing on the Irrawaddy River deters dolphins from their habit of assisting fishermen.

Trump tweeted that “millions of people” had illegally cast ballots in last month’s presidential election, and the Washington Post identified four cases of voter fraud across the country.

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