ChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U RErnPERSPECTIVErnShame and Sciencernby Thomas FlemingrnPrime-time porn.rnVIEWSrnHabla Therapy? by Janet Scott BarlowrnThe science of love.rnOne in Ten by Philip JenkinsrnA gay mythology.rnNeonatal Circumcision by Thomas SzaszrnPreventive medicine or mutilation?rnThe Right Stuff by Tomislav SunicrnDrugs and democracy.rnOPINIONS -rnThe Fixer by Srdja TrifkovicrnDavid Owen: Balkan Odyssey.rnThe life and times of a spinmaster.rnREVIEWSrn12rn15rn19rn21rn23rnMark Gerson’s The Neoconservative VisionrnFrom the Cold War to the Culture Wars givesrnsycophancy a bad name, writes Paul Gottfried • •rnJacob Neusner has high praise for The Jewish Wars:rnReflections by One of the Belligerents by EdwardrnAlexander • • Conor Cruise O’Brien bashes the Popernand other luminaries in On the Eve of the Millennium,rnreports John P. McCarthy • • William J. Watkins, Jr.,rnrecommends Call to Home: African Americans Reclaimrnthe Rural South by Carol Stack ••• In Search of thernOld Ones by David Roberts honors the Anasazi,rnsays Gregory McNamee •••rnCORRESPONDENCErn26rnLetter From Massachusetts: The Sex Quizrnby Eugene NarrettrnLetter From London: A Mere Rumor of Warrnby Derrick Turnerrn33rnLetter From Chile: The Naked Frontierrnby Tom JenneyrnVITAL SIGNSrnPOP CULTURE: The Model and the Maidrnby Theodore PappasrnSPORTS: Boxing at the Gardenrnby Mark RachornRELIGION: Burn, Baby, Burnrnby Mark TooleyrnFAMILY: Morticia of the Homesteadrnby Isabel LymanrnHEALTH: Hospitals and Hotelsrnby Ernest van den HaagrnDEPARTMENTS -rn36rnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSrnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSrnBehind Democracy’s Curtainrnby Samuel FrancisrnTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDIANrnWith Jeb Stuart in the Rocky Mountainsrnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnPOETRYrnAliensrnandrnTelephone Psychicrnby William BaerrnON THE COVER -rn39rn40rn43rn45rn46rn4rn6rn31rn49rn11rn17rn35 Cover and inside illustrations by Anna Mycek-Wodecki.rnOCTOBER 1996/3rnrnrn