ChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U RErnPERSPECTIVErnTurn Out the Lightsrnby Thomas FlemingrnTurn off, tune out, drop in.rn14rnVIEWS CORRESPONDENCErnWhen Lorena Bobbitt ComesrnBob-Bob-Bobbing Along by George GarrettrnThe sorry state of popular culture.rnThe 40th Anniversary of Fahrenheit 451rnby Paul A. TroutrnWith commentary from Rav Bradbury.rnFederico Fellini and the White Clownsrnby R.H.W. DillardrnRemembering the master of pop culture.rnCome Home, America by Bill KauffmanrnRock and roll in middle age.rnOPINIONSrnDegrade and Fallrnby Christine HavnesrnMaurice Lever: Sade: A Biography.rnThe unacknowledged legislator of modernity.rnREVIEWSrnEdward E. Ericson, Jr.’s Solzhenitsyn and thernModern World ponders Christendom’s fate, writesrnWayne Allensworth ••• Sex, Economy,rnFreedom &’ Community: Eight Essays byrnWendell Berry delivers some much deservedrnblows, says J.O. Tate • • The new editionrnof Charles Sheldon’s The Wilderness of thernSouthwest is essential reading for desert rats,rnreports Gregory McNamee • H.W. CrockerrnIII says Roger 11. Nye’s The Patton Mind:rnThe Professional Development of an ExtraordinaryrnLeader is perfect for the armchair warrior • •rnJohn C. Chalberg calls James Hcrshberg’s James B.rnConant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making ofrnthe Nuclear Age a monumental biography • •rn20rn24rn28rn31rn35rn38rnLetter From Utah: The New Race Warrnby William Norman GriggrnVITAL SIGNSrn42rnAnatomy of an Inaugural Poem: Diversity andrnthe Maya Angelou Storyrnby John Meroney, Jr.rnThe Rock ‘n’ Roll Paradoxrnby Todd SeaveyrnFor Dancers Only: Remembering Swingrnby William H. PetersonrnTiger, Tigre: The Perils of Translationrnby John Lukacsrn44rn45rn46rn48rnUCTMIM /VltIN 1 DrnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSrnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSrnBeam Us Outrnby Samuel FrancisrnTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDIANrnPresent for the Durationrnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnPOETRYrnPencil Sharpenerrnand Aerogramrnby Michael McFcernThe Blessed Metaphorsrnand High Summerrnby Tom Dischrnr^M TLJi: r-r^/rnrn4rn5rn11rn49rn10rn37rn18rn23rnCover by Anna Mycek-Wodecki.rnAPRIL 1994/3rnrnrn