ChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U RErnPERSPECTIVErnApril 19,1995rnby Thomas FlemingrnA view to a kill.rn10rnVIEWSrnThe Significance of the Region in AmericanrnHistory by Robert L. DormanrnFrom manv, one.rnThe Frontier by Chilton Williamson, )r.rnAmerica’s broken template.rnThe Midwestern Identity by Allan CarlsonrnThe legend of Lake Wobegon.rnEminent Southrons and Cinematic Slanderrnby John Shelton ReedrnWhat eyervone should know about the South.rn14rn18rn22rn25rnOPINIONSrnLegal Insanity by William J. QuirkrnRobert F. Nagel: judicial Power and American Character.rnThe rise of judicial arrogance.rnREVIEWSrn28rnA Government of Our Own: The Making of thernConfederacy by William C. Dayis reminds us ofrnwhat we’ve lost, writes Brenan R. Nierman • •rnWilliam }. Watkins, Jr., recommends Barry AlanrnShain’s The Myth of American IndividuaUsm: ThernProtestant Origins of American PoUtical Thoughtrn••• Walter Laqueur’s The Dream That Failed:rnReflections on the Soviet Union is an expose onrnAmerican Sovietologists, reports ArnoldrnBeichman • • The Hogan Mystique editedrnb’ Martin Davis is more about life than golf,rnsays J.O. Tate •••rnCORRESPONDENCErn32rnLetter From Bosnia: Interview With thernVice President of the Bosnian Serbsrnby Yorgos Filiopoulosrn36rnLetter From Soho: Art Felonsrnby Ann Sandhorstrn38rnVITAL SIGNSrnGOVERNMENT: The Suppression ofrnPublic Virtuernby Congressman Robert K. DornanrnHave a Good Dayrnby Philip JenkinsrnGiraffes, Jellybeans, and the USDArnby David T. WrightrnRADIO: Weak Receptionrnby Stacey KorsrnRadio Daysrnby Mark RachornDEPARTMENTSrn40rn41rn43rn45rn46rnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSrnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSrnRoads to Revolutionrnby Samuel FrancisrnTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDIANrnNavajoland: IIrnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnPOETRYrnBird in WinterrnOakrnby John Nixon, Jr.rn49rn13rn21rnON THE COVER -rnCover and illustrations by Igor Kopelnitsky.rnAUGUST 1995/3rnrnrn