How the US has met major challenges

November 1985
Commentary;Nov85, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p25
To commemorate `Commentary's' 40th anniversary, the editors asked a group of 29 distinguished intellectuals: Has the US adequately applied its strength to the `arts of peaceful living'? How has the US managed the `ultimate challenge' of nuclear weapons? How successfully has the US met the threat of totalitarianism? Respondents include Joseph Epstein, Nathan Glazer, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Joseph Kraft, Daniel Moynihan, Bayard Rustin and James Q. Wilson.


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