ChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U R ErnPERSPECTIVErnThe Christian Mihtantrnby Thomas FlemingrnAn e’e for an eve.rn12rnVIEWSrnA God-Given Natural Rightrnby Roger D, McGrathrn” . . . shall not be infringed.”rnAmericans’ Right to Own Firearmsrnby Don B. KatesrnThe citizen versus the state.rnWho Needs Guns?rnby David B. KopelrnLessons from down under.rnStaying Alivernby Paxton QuigleyrnA woman’s prerogative.rn15rn18rn21rn24rnVITAL SIGNSrnEDUCATION: Michigan’s Race Factorrnby Greg KazarnLIFE: Fateful Choicesrnby Doug BandowrnMUSIC: The Dream of the Southrnby Mark Royden WinchellrnFAMILY: Remembering the Covenantrnby Harold O.J. BrownrnCOLUMNSREVIEWSrn-rnSome Things You Have to Face Alonernby). Rodham TaternHillary Rodham Clinton; Living Historyrn26rn29 John C. Chalberg on Philip Jenkins’ The NewrnAnti-Catholicism: The Last Acceptable Prejudice • •rnClyde Wilson on The Southern Agrarians and the NewrnDeal Essays After I’ll Take My Stand, edited by Emily S.rnBingham and Thomas A. Underwood • • Jeffrey Meyersrnon Nabokov at Cornell, edited by Gavriel Shapiro • •rnKatherine Dalton on Catharine Savage Brosman’s FindingrnHigher Ground: A Life of Travels ••• Thomas Flemingrnon Anthonv Bukoski’s Time Between Trains •••rnCORRESPONDENCErnLetter From Rockford: Ladygun Speaks Outrnb Kelly P. ChamplinrnLetter From London: The Unbelieverrnby Andrei NavrozovrnLetter From Washington, D.C.: Tainted Lovernby Matthew RareyrnLetter From Prague: A Sentimental Returnrnbv Curtis Gatern39rn40rn42rn43rnTHE WESTERN FRONTrnby Paul GottfriedrnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSrnby Samuel FrancisrnTHE ROCKFORD FILESrnby Scott P. RichertrnTHE AMERICAN INTERESTrnby Srdja TrifkoicrnIN THE D,RKrnOpen Rangernby George McCartneyrnTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDIANrnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnDEPARTMENTSrnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnAMERICAN PROSCENIUMrnCULTUR.L RE’OLUTIONSrnPOETRYrnColumbus Day by John Kilgorernand T.V. Offensive—Iraq War by Andrew Huntleyrn49rn50rn52rn53rn14rn34rn36rn47rn55rn57rn11rn20rnON THE COVERrnCover by Don Troiani; inside illustrations by H. Ward Sterett.rnOCTOBER 2003/3rnrnrn