Responses: Martin Peretz  

Stanley Hoffmann seems to believe that the United States cannot and really should not behave as the singular great power that it is. He offers as an alternative full American membership in “a kind of world steering committee” of various …



The Dedijer Case  

The State Department has denied Vladimir Dedijer admission to the United States and has thereby prevented him from taking up his duties as a visiting professor at MIT. That the government should so fear a critic as to shut our …



How Wilful Is Wayward?  

THE PRESS, by A. J. Liebling. Ballantine Books, 1961. From his “Wayward Press” articles in the New Yorker, A. J. Liebling has put together a damning book. But it will hardly surprise his readers who, after all, also read the …