Mr. Mencken's Guided Missiles

Lowrey, Burling
November 1961
New Republic;11/13/61, Vol. 145 Issue 20, p14
Book Review
Reviews the book "Letters of H. L. Mencken," edited by Guy J. Forgue.


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