= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1973 / September | View All Issues |

September 1973

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Wraparound

7 PDF

Corruption·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Now you see it, now you don’t

Collection, Wraparound

7-14, 107-109 PDF

Corruption: now you see it, now you don’t·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Mistreaty·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Rationalizing the rip-off·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Riding with the punch·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Democratically speaking·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Keeping straight·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Prickly conscience·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Lying in the courtroom·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Using the means at hand·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

11 PDF

The superiority pitfall·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

11 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

11 PDF

The pitch·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

11 PDF

Weakness corrupts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

11 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

11 PDF

An extension of friendship·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

12 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

12 PDF

A hustler’s glossary·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

12 PDF

Compromise at the highest level·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

12 PDF

Honest graft·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

12 PDF

The temptation of power·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

12-13 PDF

The team spirit·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

13 PDF

Hidden lives·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

13 PDF

A behavioralist twist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

13 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

14 PDF

Either you’re on the bus or off the bus·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

14 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

14 PDF

The hard sell·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

14 PDF

Winners and losers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

16, 18, 20, 22 PDF

How to save some of your tax money·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

26, 28, 30-31 PDF

The girls at the race·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

32, 34, 36, 38-40 PDF

Where I am·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

44, 46, 48, 50 PDF

Beef bonanza·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The movies

51-54 PDF

Men without women, women without men·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The movies

51-54 PDF

The movies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Countersigns

57 PDF

Conservatives v. conservatism·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Countersigns

57-58 PDF

Pleasures of presidential paraplegia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Countersigns

58 PDF

As the Watergate turns·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

59-60, 65-67 PDF

Running out of space·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

59-60, 65-67 PDF

Running out of space·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

67 PDF

The gold-rush society·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

68 PDF

Valley·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

68 PDF

Avenue of the Americas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

69 PDF

Caravan·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

70-72, 74-76 PDF

Walking out on the university·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

78-80, 82-84 PDF

The pony wars of Bloomfield Hills·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

85-86, 88-89 PDF

Initiations·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A cycle

Article

90-95 PDF

A view of the couch·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Commentary

96-99 PDF

Tribute to a man, an era, an art·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Commentary

100 PDF

A Canary Island of the mind·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Commentary

101 PDF

Care to cope with acronyms·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

102-106 PDF

John Barth’s fictions for survival·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

107 PDF

The weed of crime bears . . . bitter fruit·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

107 PDF

Cheating·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

107 PDF

Ripping off·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

108 PDF

The infallible sign·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

108-109 PDF

Figuring your corruption quotient·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

109 PDF

Steal these books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110 PDF

By way of introduction·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110 PDF

TV movies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110 PDF

Ductape lore·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110 PDF

Please, squeeze·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110 PDF

Claw quirk·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Wraparound

110-111 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

110-111 PDF

Kick, step, kick, kick, step·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

Peripatetic papers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

Ever’thang’s awl right·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

There was a tape dispenser that lived in a shoe . . .·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

It’s superlock·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

You get the idea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

111 PDF

How to order·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

112 PDF

True confessions·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

112 PDF

Ideas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Wraparound

112-113 PDF

Readers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

113 PDF

Small commemorations·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letters

117-118 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Harper’s game

119 PDF

The Watergate woes·

= 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

June 2015

Loitering With Intent

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Polite Coup

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Findings

What Went Wrong

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Shooting Down Man the Hunter

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Legends of the Lost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“A bond with reality has gone, and sometimes you wonder whether that fosters our feeling that movies are a fleeting art.”
Photograph by Alexander Perrelli
Article
What Went Wrong·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“In the seventh year of his presidency, Barack Obama was presenting himself as a politician who followed the path of least resistance. This is a disturbing confession.”
Photograph by Pete Souza
Article
Surviving a Failed Pregnancy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If this woman — who spent her days studying gray screens for early signs of gestation — could not see my pregnancy, what were the chances that anyone else would?”
Illustration by Leigh Wells
Article
Interesting Facts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“My husband is forty-six. I am forty-five. He does not think that, in my forties, after cancer, chemotherapy, and chemically induced menopause, I can get pregnant again, but sisters, I know my womb. It’s proven.”
Photograph by McNair Evans
Post
Kid Chocolate’s Place·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Cuban eyes often look close to tears.”
Illustration by the author

Number of British women killed last fall by lightning conducted through their underwire bras:

2

British women wear heels for fifty-one years on average, from the ages of twelve to sixty-three.

Thousands of employees of McDonald’s protested outside the company’s headquarters near Chicago, demanding their wages be increased to $15 per hour. “I can’t afford any shoes,” said one employee in attendance, “and I want Versace heels.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Subways Are for Sleeping

By

“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”

Subscribe Today