Race: The Missing Issue of 1980  

In the months before the 1980 election when voters were asked what the number one issue was, they replied inflation/the economy. When they were asked what should be done, about half supported the balanced-budget proposals of Jimmy Carter, a little …



Who Is Like Unto Ike?: Eisenhower in the Age of Reagan  

The treatment of Eisenhower by historians has become as interesting as the history of his presidency per se. Revisionists looking back on his Administration through the prisms of Vietnam, the collapse of the Great Society, and double-digit inflation have discovered …



Yalta and Poland  

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT AND AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY, 1932-1945, by Robert Dallek. New York: Oxford University Press. 670 pp. $25.00. The dramatic shift of American public opinion set off by the Iranian dilemma recalls the comparably dramatic shift set off 35 …