ChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U RE PERSPECTIVErnOther Peoplernby Thcjmas FlemingrnSelling our birthright.rnVIEWSrnWorld Citizens on Main Streetrnbv Bill KauffmanrnLife on Planet Holhwood.rnTelling Stories in the New Agernby David Hackett FischerrnMulticulturalism’s assault on scholarship.rnThe Muswell Hillbillyrnby Jesse WalkerrnRay Davies and the Kinks—proud local ists.rnThe South and the New Reconstructionrnby Michael HillrnThe future of regionalism.rnOPINIONS -rnRecoil and Revulsion by Frank BrownlovvrnRichard Ingrams: Muggeridge: The Biography.rnThe master of punditrv.rnAmerican Gothic by Allan CarlsonrnE. Bradford Burns: Kinship with the Land:rnRegionaUst Thought in Iowa, 1894-1942.rnWhen regionalism died.rnREVIEWSrnGregory MeNamee reiews Wallace Stegner:rnHis Life and Work by Jackson Benson, ThernGeography of Hope edited by Mary Stegner,rnand Wallace Stegner: Man and Writer edited byrnChades Rankin • • C. John McCloskey IIIrnrecommends The Hand of God: A journey FromrnDeath to Life hy the Abortion Doctor Who ChangedrnHK Mind b- Bernard Nathanson • • KarenrnArmstrong’s Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths is arnmixed bag, writes Philip Jenkins ••rnCORRESPONDENCErn12rn15rn18rn21rn24rn26rn28rnForeign Correspondences: Bulgarian Autumn, 36rnPartirnby William MillsrnLetter From New York City: The War 39rnon White Teachersrnby Nicholas StixrnLetter From Provence: Peter Mayle and All That 42rnby Geoffrey WagnerrnVITAL SIGNSrnFOREIGN POLICY: Au Revoir, Boutrosrnb Frank RuddyrnWhy Milosevic Must Gornb Srdja TrifkovicrnLEADERSHIP: Triekle-Down Ethicsrnbv Ralph R. ReilandrnURBAN LIFE: The New Federal Citiesrnb- Martin ArbagirnDEPARTMENTSrnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSrnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSrnFirst Things Lastrnby Samuel Francisrn43rn44rn46rn47rn32rn.ecfrnarnTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDIANrnHobbles and a Bridlernby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnPOETRYrnIn the Botanical Gardens, Washington, D.C.rnandrnHouses by Ruth Moosern49rn20rn23rnLetter From London: Peking-on-Thamesrnby Derek Turnerrn35rnCover and inside illustrations by Igor Kopelnitsk)’.rnMARCH 1997/3rnrnrn