Chronicles A M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U R Ern- PERSPECTIVErnHanging With Our Friendsrnby Thomas FlemingrnThe right’s only hope.rn10rnVIEWS CORRESPONDENCErnThe GOP Flop by Samuel Francis 14rnWhv Dole and Kemp lost.rnThe Paleoconservative Imagination 18rnby Mark Rovden WinchellrnThe “flower children” of the right.rnConservatives and the Free Market 22rnb’ George WatsonrnStrange bedfellows.rnThe Future of the Christian Right 25rnby Martin MawyerrnA strateg} for 2000.rnMartin Luther King, Jr., as Conservative Hero 29rnby Paul GottfriedrnSpin control at its best.rnOPINIONSrnClip Clop, Bang Bang by J.0. Tate 32rnDuanc Schultz: Quantrill’s War: The Life andrnTimes of William Clarke Quantrill.rnEdvard E. Leslie: The Devil Knows How to Ride:rnThe True Story of William Clarke Quantrill and HisrnConfederate Raiders.rnBlood and glory.rnREVIEWSrnDa’id E. Cooper’s Heidegger is a first-raternintroduction, reports Paul Gottfried • •rnGar’ Snyder’s A Place in Space: Ethics, Aesthetics,rnand Watersheds and Mountains and Rivers WithoutrnEnd arc useful, if idealistic, writes Gregory McNameern• Thomas Fleming recommends Music andrnMusicians m Ancient Greece b’ Warren D. Andersonrn••• Ruth Gay’s Unfinished People: Eastern Europeanrn]ews Encounter America is a remarkable andrnennobling story, says Jacob Neusner •rn35rnLetter From Batavia: A Well-Preserved Womanrnby Bill KauffmanrnForeign Correspondences:rnBulgarian Autumn, Part IIrnby William MillsrnLetter From Lagado University: The NewrnOverseas Campusrnby John N. FraryrnVITAL SIGNSrnPOLITICS: The Renaissance Weekendrnby Ralph R. ReilandrnWhat Welfare Reform?rnby Don BarnettrnECONOMICS: The Earth Belongs to the Livingrnby William J. Quirkrn40rn40rn43rn46rn46rn47rnU C T A M /VILIN 1 :>rnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSrnTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDIANrnYear’s Endrnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnPOETRYrnLos Perdidos De La Mesa Verde,rnKrummholz,rnandrnLast Ritesrnby Alan Sullianrn4rn7rn49rn13rn17rn28rnCover and inside illustrations by Anna Mycek-WodeckirnAPRIL 1997/3rnrnrn