CH RONICL ES OFnCULTUREnVol. 10, No. 2 February 1986nTOTALnCONCENTRATIONnA Publication ofnThe Rockford Institute:nJohn A. Howard, PresidentnEditornThomas FlemingnAssociate EditornBryce ChristemennCopy EditornCynthia CalvertnContributing EditorsnRonald BermannHarold O.f. BrownnOdie FaulknE. Christian KopffnJohn Shelton ReednJoseph SchwartznEditorial SecretarynLeAnn ManningnPublishernRichard A. VaughannArt Director andnProduction ManagernBarbara De WitznComposition ManagernAnita FedoranCirculation DirectornTheresa DomanskinOn the CovernCoer illustration and illustrationsnthroughout the text by AnnanMycek-Wodecki.nCHROf^ICLES OF CULTURE (ISSNn0163-1187) is published monthly for $18nper ear by The Rockford Institute, 934nNorth Main Street, Rockford, ILn61103-7061. Second-class postage paid atnRockford, IL and additional mailingnoffices. POSTMASTER: Send addressnchanges to CHR0N7CLES OFnCULTURE, P.O. Box 800, MountnMorris, IL 61054.nEditorial and Adertising Offices: 934nNorth Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103.nEditorial Phone: (815) 964-5054.nAdvertising Phone: (815) 964-5811.nSubscription Department: P.O. Boxn800, Mount Morris, IL 61054.nCopyright © 1986 b The RockfordnInstitute. .Ml rights resered.n4/CHRONICLES OF CULTUREnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnCONTENTSnThe pressures of scarcity: Swedish children, Stanford conservatives,npublic school triumphs, and the death of a poet.nPERSPECTIVEnBetween the LinesnPoets must write and critics rehearse.nWhile students take lit class and learn to hate verse.nby Thomas FlemingnOPINIONSnGuns, Butter, and Guiltn— Henry Ashby Turner Jr.: German Big Business and the Risenof Hitlern—R.J. Overy: Goering: The “Iron Man”n—Kay Heriot: To The EdgenLeftists portray Hider as a big-business capitalist, but the paintby-numbersnpicture conceals an economic bungler who despisednprivate enterprise.nby Lee CongdonnEmbarrassment of Richesn,-^Martin Amis: Money: A Suicide Noten^’ —Anita Brookner: Wotel du LacnOne English novelist explores London’s seamy world of fastnfood, quick thrills, and easy money, while another books hernflight for an exclusive Swiss vacation.nby Brian MurraynThe Bear and His Clawsn—Richard F. Staar: USSR Foreign Policies After Detenten—Joseph Churba: The American Retreat: The Reagan Foreignnand Defense Policyn—Henry Kissinger: Observations: Selected Speeches and Essays,n1982-1984nMoscow buries its failures under piles of American wheat andncomputer parts. Where will the Politburo turn when the RednArmy, the PLO, and Dan Rather prevail?nby William R. Hawkinsnnn10n13n16n