ChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U R ErnPERSPECTIVE Two Rooms With a Viewrnb’ Thomas FlemingrnPeople oer principles.rn10rnVIEWSrnRome As You Find Itrnb- Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnAmerican and Brihsh writers in the Kternal Cih’.rnFaith in the Hour of Trialrnb Aaron D. WolfrnLessons trom Rome in the Age of Marhrs.rnRoman Spies and Spies in Romernh Srdja TrifkoxicrnTwo millennia of snbterfnge.rnF.nglish Tractsrnb- Derek TnrnerrnOPINIONSrnJcrcnn- Paxman: The English: A Portrait of a PeoplernRoger Scrnton: Kngland—Aii ElegyrnMother of nations.rnREVIEWSrnRoberto de Mattei refutes die mvth of thernliberal pope in P/’o IX, finds Thomas Fleming • •rnRalph Walker Willis’s My Life as a jarhead: IISMCrn194J-45 is a reolntionarv act, writes Joseph E.rnFallon • • Clyde Wilson recommends Tom Wolfe’srnHooking lip and James llvnes’ The Lecturer’s Tale -••rnArthur Lyons’ Death on the Cheap: The Lost B Moviesrnof Lihn Noir is bodi interesting and flawed, writes J.O.rnTate -•• A.D. Harcv’s A Mi/.st’o/’Ffre: Literature, Art,rnand War and Alan J. Levine’s Captivity, Flight, andrnSurvival in World War U represent two erv differentrn isions, argues Paul Gottfried • •rnCORRESPONDENCErnLetter From Denmark: Raining on the E.U. Paradernb- Alberto Carosarn13rn17rn20rn23rnLetter F’rom Canada:rnUtopia and Dystopia on the Saint Lawrencernb’ Neil CameronrnVITAL SIGNS —rnRt:LIGION: Catholic Romernb’ Roberto de MatteirnChurch Arsons: I’he Real Story?rnb Mark’i’ooleyrnEDUCATION: A Confederacy of Duncesrnby Philip JenkinsrnDEPARTMENTS -rn26rnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnCtJLTliRAL Rt.VOUJTIONSrnPRiNciPAi.riii’.s & POWERSrnThe Proletarian eaponrnb’ SamncI FrancisrnLETTER FROM ROCKFORDrnNot in Your Back Yardrnb- Scott P. RichertrnSIGNS O F T H E Ti^msrnThe Rockets’ Red GlarernIN T H E DARKrnHannibal, Last Resortrnby C.eorge McCartnc’rnTftE HUNDREDTH MERIDIANrnNow Hear This!!!rnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnLetter From Parma: Leningrading Verdi 36rnb Andrei Naro/ornPOtlRYrnWhirlingrnb Chadcs l^’dward EatonrnDerishrn37 I’he Spring ‘Lhat Was Not Lorthcomingrnh C^onstancc Rowcll AlastorcsrnLetter From Australia: Charlie Is Their Darling 38rnh^ R.J. St