February 1981
National Review;2/20/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p134
The article offers news briefs related to American politics, foreign policy and culture as of February 1981. U.S. President Ronald Reagan indicated that revenge against Iran over the kidnapping of a U.S. personnel may not be in the American character. Author Nick Eberstadt commented in the book "The New York Review of Books" that the Soviet Union was no longer a developed nation. The book "Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980," by Alan Palmer indicated that Alger Hiss was a symbolic figure to intellectuals and philistines. The journal "The Hillsdale Review" features the cultural and political criticism of conservatives.


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