Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman examines one of the darker corners of Soviet history, describing how the Communists "annexed the written word--fiction, nonfiction, plays, essays, short stories, everything--to the party apparat."
Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell examines a new book, Out of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa. The book is honest, Sowell finds, a quality that by itself is enough to render the volume "almost shocking."
At the Hoover Institution's dinner for its Board of Overseers this past summer, the columnist and television commentator George F. Will discussed the political scene. A tour d'horizon that is also a tour de force.