Chronl(l(^8rnlAMffJ MrtttMPt^^ ChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U R E PERSPECTIVErn”Wasted Away Again in Margaritaville”rnby Thomas FlemingrnTheir father’s daughters.rn10rnVIEWSrnMissed Manners and Creeping Lawsrnby Pliilip JenkinsrnMind vonrself, or Uncle Sam will mind oii.rnNever Mind Your Mannersrnby J.O. TaternThe death of the gentleman and lady.rnWhat Makes Southern Manners Pecuharrnby Ward S.AllenrnThe triumph of the clever.rnREVIEWSrn13rn15rn18rnLetter From Bogota: Condescension Slides Southrnby Brian KirkpatrickrnVITAL SIGNSrn36rnDirt>’ for Dirtyrnbv Samuel Francisrn21rnLou Michel and Dan Herbeck: American Terrorist:rnI’imothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City BombingrnAlan Miller on Rick Perlstein’s Before the Storm:rnBarr}’ Goldwater and the Unmaking of the AmericanrnConsensus • • J.O. Tate on Samuel Francis’srnJames Burnham • • Paul Gottfried on Brad LowellrnStone’s Robert Nishet: Communitarian Traditionalist •rnJeffrey Meyers on Filippo Pedrocco’s Titian • •rnBill Croke on Mark Thompson’s American Character:rnThe Curious Life of Charles Fletcher Lummis and thernRediscovery of the Southwest • •rnCORRESPONDENCErnMANNERS: “We Say Grace, We Say Ma’am . . . ” 41rnby William MurchisonrnCalculated Acts of Goodness 42rnby David B. SchockrnFOREIGN POLICY: A Maturing Europe? 44rnb Doug BandowrnETHICS: Invasion of the Organ Snatchers 45rnby Alberto CarosarnCOLUMNSrn24rnLETTER FROM ROCKFORDrnby Scott P. RichertrnAMERICAN INTERESTrnby Srdja TrifkovicrnIN THE DARKrnPearl Harbor, A Knight’s Talernby George McCartneyrnTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDIANrnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnDEPARTMENTSrnLetter From Nevada: Still Riding the Rails 31rnby Fddie AllenrnLetter From Palermo: In the Mafia 32rnb Andrei NavrozovrnLetter From the Upper Midwest: 33rnOne Man’s Idea Is Another’s . . .rnSean ScallonrnLetter From Inner Israel: Gift of Finest… Rice? 35rnbv Jacob NeusnerrnPOLEMICS & E:XCH,NGESrnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSrnPOETRYrnNational Endowments andrnPro Forma b}’ Paul Lakern-ON THE COVERrn29rn38rn47rn49rn12rn17rnCover and inside illustrahons by Earl Keleny.rnAUGUST 2001/3rnrnrn