ChroniclesnA MAGAZINE OF AMERICAN CULTUREn”The world in all doth but two nations bear,—nthe good, the bad; and these mixed everywhere:.”n—Andrew MarvellnPERSPECTIVEnVIEWSnAmerica Through the Looking Glassnby Thomas FlemingnWhy Tolstoy is not Trollope.nJack and Jill, or Why I Am Not a Conservative 16nby Andrei NavrozovnIs the liberation of Eastern Europe only a poisonednpawn?nGorbachev and the Market by Yuri N. Maltsev 22nUnveiling Soviet myths.nWilling Belief by Arnold Beichman 24nIn Gorbachev, in Russia, in reform.nOPINIONSnVisions and Revisions by Alan J. Levine 26nJohn Lukacs: The Duel, 10 May-31 July 1940:nThe Eighty-Day Struggle Between Churchillnand Hitler. History as the story of the struggle ofngreat men.nCleaning Up by Matthew Scully 29nCarl T. Rowan: Breaking Barriers: A Memoir.nThe rise and fall of a liberal pool shooter.nREVIEWSnPortions of David Evanier’s Red Love are actuallynfunny, writes Bill KaufFman • Chilton Williamsonnfinds George Eraser’s Flashman and thenMountain of Light all too human • WilliamnBuckley’s latest Tucker’s Last Stand trips only overnwomen, says Brad Linaweaver • GregorynMcNamee praises the wisdom in Talking withnRobert Penn Warren • E.B. White’s NewnYorker writings have weathered well, writesnTheodore Pappas • William Nolte saysnthe gossip is good in Mark Winchell’sn32nNeoconservative Criticism • Allan Kozinn’snMischa Elman and Nathan Milstein’s autobiographyndon’t belong on the same shelf, warnsnJ.O. Tate •n12nCORRESPONDENCEnLetter From California: Soviet Agitprop 40nImplodes by Jay KinneynLetter From the Lower Right: Cardinal Sins 43nby John Shelton ReednLetter From New Rome: The Sun Never Sets 44nby William R. HawkinsnVITAL SIGNSnEZ Living: Enterprise Zones and thenWelfare State by Jeffrey A. TuckernAntecedents by David R. SlavittnDEPARTMENTSnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSnby Samuel FrancisnPOETRYnBeforenandnThe Sistine Chapelnby Harold McCurdynON THE COVERnCover illustration by Anna Mycek-Wodecki.nnn46n48n4n6nUn15nlUNE 1991/3n