= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1975 / September | View All Issues |

September 1975

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Wraparound

3 PDF

Flying·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The heavens as airspace

Collection, Wraparound

3-10, 83-85, 88 PDF

Flying: the heavens as airspace·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

A man who donned feathers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4-5 PDF

Free at last·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Staring at the wing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Literary collision·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Literary collision·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

The altitude factor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

On being an airline pilot·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Bad airports·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Travel tip·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

A giant bang for mankind·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Transportation accident fatalities·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1974

Wraparound

7 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Go, NASA, go·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

What’s in a statistic?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Strange perspectives·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8-9 PDF

The future of flight·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8-9 PDF

Sky birds·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Life aboard the Hindenburg·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Earliest aviators·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Tale of a wartime glider pilot·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Wright makes might·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Meanwhile, in Washington . . .·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

An alphabet of aviation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letters

12 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

16, 18, 22-24, 28-29 PDF

Why regulation fails·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

30, 32, 35-36 PDF

Goodbye, San Francisco·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

38-42 PDF

The myth of old movies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 45-50, 52-54 PDF

Hurrah for politicians·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

55-56 PDF

Leek pulling·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

55-57 PDF

Three stories·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

56-57 PDF

Reprieve·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

57 PDF

Corn bread·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

58-60 PDF

Good old-fashinoned American know-how·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

58-63 PDF

The bright side of recession·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

64-67 PDF

The old man is snoring·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

68-69 PDF

Delicate intentions·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

70-71, 74-76 PDF

Lessons in Eng. Lit. from Sir Winston Churchill·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

78, 82 PDF

The Nashville sound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

83 PDF

Before you make reservations·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

83 PDF

Know your rights·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

84-85 PDF

Flying and your body·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

84-85 PDF

Airline comparisons·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

86 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A book for the nostalgic

Wraparound

86 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Gauging distances

Wraparound

86 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The two-nighter

Wraparound

86 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Flight directory

Wraparound

86 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beat the bagman

Wraparound

86 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A connection

Wraparound

86 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Small step for man, big step for boy

Wraparound

86 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Out-frosting wrinkles

Wraparound

86 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Introductory flying lesson

Wraparound

86 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Star trek

Game

88 PDF

Postcard personalities·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

88 PDF

Getting launched·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

88 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Commentary

91 PDF

On the character of politicians·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2015

Black Hat, White Hat

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beyond the Broken Window

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In Search of a Stolen Fiddle

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Displaced in the D.R.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quietest Place in the Universe

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“Don sucked the last of his drink through his straw and licked his lips. 'The coast, to me, is more interesting than the valley.'”
Photograph by the author
Article
Fred Morton, who died this week in Vienna, at the age of 90, was a longtime contributor to Harper's Magazine and a good friend. "Othello's Son," which was listed as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2013, appeared in our September 2013 issue.
Photograph © Alex Gotfryd/CORBIS
Article
Beyond the Broken Window·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“By the time Bratton left the department, in 2009, Los Angeles had quietly become the most spied-on city in America.”
Illustration by Taylor Callery
Article
Displaced in the D.R.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“How is it possible that my birth certificate is invalid if I was born here?”
Photograph by Pierre Michel Jean
Article
The Quietest Place in the Universe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Gaitskell and his colleagues are approaching the revelation of a new order, a new universe, in which even light will be known differently, and darkness as well.”
Painting by Sebastiaan Bremer

Number of African countries with vaccination rates higher than that of the United States:

16

Iowa urologists reported that only a minor portion of locker-room teasing arises from “the presence of excess foreskin”; most teasing targets small penises.

A farmer in Surrey, England, was ordered by the Reigate and Banstead Borough Council to tear down his cannon-equipped castle, which he had built secretly and then concealed behind hay bales.

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