ChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U R ErnPERSPECTIVErnThis Land for Hirernby Thomas FlemingrnThe sclhng of America.rn10rnVIEWSrnFixers for a Fee bv Charles Lewis 14rnThe world of foreign lobbyists.rnPuppets for Nippon by Pat Choate 18rnThe Japanese lobby—an American success story.rnThe Middle East Connection by Arthur E. Rowse 24rnThe buying of American foreign policy.rnSelling Out—Past and Present 29rnbv Alfred E. F.ekcsrnAn agc-cjld art.rnOPINIONSrnOnce More Beyond the Palernby Chilton Wilhamson, Jr.rnJohn Lukacs: i’he End of the Twentieth Centuryrnand the End of the Modern Age.rnGeorge F. Kennan: Around the Cragged Hill:rnA Personal and Political Philosophy.rnChronicling the demise of the Old Republic.rnREVIEWSrnJames R. Mellow’s Hemingway. A Eife WithoutrnConsequences and Michael Reynolds’ Hemingway:rnI’he American Homecoming are worthy and defectivernrespectively, reports Jeffrey Meyers • • JohnrnMack Faragher gets to the real man in Daniel Boone:rnI’he Eife and Eegend of an American Pioneer, writesrnGregory McNamee ••• H.W. Crocker IIIrnpraises George Maci^onald Eraser’s brashincssrn34rn36rnin Quartered Safe Out Here: A Recollection of the Warrnin Burma ••• William R. Hawkins recommendsrnThe Highest Stakes: I’he Economic Foundations of thernNext Security System by the Berkeley Roundtable onrnthe International Economy ••rnCORRESPONDENCErnLetter From the Lower Right: Mississippi Musingrnby John Shelton ReedrnVITAL SIGNSrnThe Merchants of Death of Sunset Boulevard:rnWho Owned Hollywood?rnby Bill KauffmanrnJournalists in Government:rnWho Owns the News?rnby Russ BraleyrnDEPARTMENTS —rnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnCULl URAL REVOLUTIONSrnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSrnGangbustersrnby Samuel FrancisrnPOE’I’RYrnSilver SpoonsrnandrnTruth (A Political Analysis)rnbv Richard Moorern43rn45rn48rn4rn4rn7rn13rn33rnON THE COVERrnCover design by Anna Myeek-Wodecki. Japanese scriptrncourtesy of Mr. Makoto Imai.rnMAY 1993/3rnrnrn