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The Resource America at random : from the New York Times' oldest editorial feature, "Topics of the Times," a century of comment on America and Americans, edited by Herbert Mitgang ; with an introduction on The journalistic essay

America at random : from the New York Times' oldest editorial feature, "Topics of the Times," a century of comment on America and Americans, edited by Herbert Mitgang ; with an introduction on The journalistic essay

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America at random : from the New York Times' oldest editorial feature, "Topics of the Times," a century of comment on America and Americans
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America at random
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from the New York Times' oldest editorial feature, "Topics of the Times," a century of comment on America and Americans
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edited by Herbert Mitgang ; with an introduction on The journalistic essay
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America at random : from the New York Times' oldest editorial feature, "Topics of the Times," a century of comment on America and Americans, edited by Herbert Mitgang ; with an introduction on The journalistic essay
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  • Reprinted Topics of the Times columns by The New York Times Company, ©1909-1968
  • Includes "Putting a foot down on the lowly pedestrian" -- "Fat men of the world, unite" -- "A word for the New York accent" -- "A passion for place names" / Richard F. Shepard : pages 166-176
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  • Thoughts on the presidency
  • Eugene McCarthy
  • One vote for conventions-even with hoopla
  • Herman Wouk
  • The road to racial irrelevance in America
  • Margaret Mead
  • Negro, black or afro-American?
  • John A. Morsell
  • Reckoning day for the new economics
  • John Kenneth Gailbraith
  • Dear mr.
  • The inalienable right or selective apathy
  • Harvey Swados
  • Thoreau's message after 150 years
  • Brooks Atkinson
  • The warfare in the forest is not wanton
  • Brooks Atkinson
  • What did you do in the war, daddy?
  • George A. Woods
  • The nouveau avant
  • Frederic Morton
  • E.B. White
  • The American city is in trouble (1890, etc.)
  • Justin Kaplan
  • Teaching life at an early age in the slums
  • Jonathan Kozol
  • The uses and abuses of a university
  • Herbert J. Muller
  • An act of intellect to turn the year
  • E.B. White
  • "Things fall apart; the center cannot hold ..."
  • Robert F. Kennedy
  • On the shooting of Robert Kennedy
  • Arthur Miller
  • A den's no den for long
  • Lewis Nichols
  • Sunglasses without sun
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • Short Atlantic snorters
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • The winter bank
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • Christmas comes first on the banks
  • William G. Wing
  • The fountain of eternal adolescence
  • Woodrow Wilson remembered
  • James T. Farrell
  • American in the twenty-third century
  • John W. Gardner
  • The seat behind the pillar
  • Archibald MacLeish
  • The united states and "responsibilities of power"
  • J. William Fulbright
  • Dissent and the Vietnam war
  • Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
  • Mitchell Wilson
  • The age of abdication
  • Arthur Miller
  • Selective morality and citizen loyalty
  • Margaret Halsey
  • Draft resistance and the "Nuremberg defense"
  • Arthur L. Goodhart
  • The young in hair
  • Marya Mannes
  • In fashion yesterday, today and tomorrow
  • Marianne C. Moore
  • The world series is no autumn classic
  • Eliot Asinof
  • The diplomatic way out of Vietnam
  • Anthony Eden
  • The message of Czechoslovakia
  • Anthony Eden -- Mirabile dictu, indeed
  • L.V. Updegraff
  • The yoke of racial inequality
  • Alan Paton
  • The human earthquake goes on in Sicily
  • Leonardo Sciascia
  • America and le mans
  • Let's put it on the train to Hanoi
  • Morris Gilbert
  • Britain's oxbridge problem
  • Denis W. Brogan
  • Wagons-lits people
  • Kenneth Campbell
  • March now, study later
  • Kenneth Campbell
  • Who owns the land?
  • Chester Bowles
  • I love west 83rd street
  • David Vienna
  • Frederic Morton
  • The drama of life in kip's bay
  • Brooks Atkinson
  • The holy flame of learning
  • Alfred Kazin
  • 1,200 miles by bike in central park
  • Laura Z. Hobson
  • Crossing Brooklyn bridge at twilight
  • Marianne C. Moore
  • 1898 and all that
  • Harold Lavine
  • Home front thoughts of Vietnam
  • Brooks Atkinson
  • Russian as people and politicians
  • Brooks Atkinson
  • Anniversary of an abelisk
  • H.I. Brock
  • What the taxi panel overlooked
  • Fred M. Hechinger
  • Putting a foot down on the lowly pedestrian
  • Richard F. Shepard
  • Fat men of the world, unite
  • Richard F. Shepard
  • A word for the New York accent
  • Richard F. Shepard
  • The library down the street in the village
  • A passion for place names
  • Richard F. Shepard
  • The commencement day uprising (class of '31)
  • A.H. Raskin
  • Chowder, two types
  • Lewis Nichols
  • Egg-beating variables
  • Charles Simmons
  • Garden spot of America, sort of
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • Marianne C. Moore
  • Draw one concentrated beer
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • New York atheneum
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • A lost angeleno looks homeward
  • David Karp
  • The village of other days
  • Kenneth Campbell
  • Farewell to coastal steamers
  • John P. Callahan
  • The sounds of Manhattan
  • James Tuite
  • Author trouble
  • Charles Simmons
  • Dante, the senen hundredth milestone
  • Herbert L. Matthews
  • Shakespeare updated-once again
  • Thomas Lask
  • That strange organism-the audience
  • Thomas Lask
  • Father and the cultural explosion
  • Thomas Lask
  • The magic of words
  • Songs that shake the world
  • Kenneth Campbell
  • Henry James in today's Washington square
  • Leo Edel
  • Recalling H.L. Mencken
  • Richard Ruland
  • The select many
  • Marya Mannes
  • The press conference game
  • Fred M. Hechinger
  • Orville Prescott
  • Tomorrow's problem of leisure
  • Florence Julien
  • What do fine feathers make?
  • Florence Julien
  • Unaccustomed to her face
  • Marya Mannes
  • Turning on the human spirit with the classics
  • William M. Spackman
  • Doing it the hard way for book critics
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • The word, too, falls victim of apartheid
  • Nadine Gordimer
  • Thaw before reading
  • John B. Starr
  • Style and the new economy
  • Nona Balakian
  • The decay of burglary
  • William Livingston Alden
  • Pockets
  • William Livingston Alden
  • Dr. Schliemann
  • William Livingston Alden
  • A sad Case
  • William Livingston Alden
  • The first "topics of the times"
  • Frederick Craig Mortimer
  • The creative process
  • Can war be endured without tea?... belligerent pacifists...on the making of mazeppa fire companies
  • Frederick Craig Mortimer
  • Strange new tongue
  • Simeon Strunsky
  • Baccalaureate with a difference
  • Simeon Strunsky
  • This social insecurity
  • Simeon Strunsky
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • The first "minor topics"
  • William Livingston Alden
  • Smiting the heathen
  • William Livingston Alden
  • The hat problem
  • William Livingston Alden
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
286 pages
Lccn
69019027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center’s copy gift of Richard Shepard.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)6260
  • (OCoLC)ocm00006260
Label
America at random : from the New York Times' oldest editorial feature, "Topics of the Times," a century of comment on America and Americans, edited by Herbert Mitgang ; with an introduction on The journalistic essay
Publication
Copyright
Contributor
Donor
Note
  • Reprinted Topics of the Times columns by The New York Times Company, ©1909-1968
  • Includes "Putting a foot down on the lowly pedestrian" -- "Fat men of the world, unite" -- "A word for the New York accent" -- "A passion for place names" / Richard F. Shepard : pages 166-176
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Thoughts on the presidency
  • Eugene McCarthy
  • One vote for conventions-even with hoopla
  • Herman Wouk
  • The road to racial irrelevance in America
  • Margaret Mead
  • Negro, black or afro-American?
  • John A. Morsell
  • Reckoning day for the new economics
  • John Kenneth Gailbraith
  • Dear mr.
  • The inalienable right or selective apathy
  • Harvey Swados
  • Thoreau's message after 150 years
  • Brooks Atkinson
  • The warfare in the forest is not wanton
  • Brooks Atkinson
  • What did you do in the war, daddy?
  • George A. Woods
  • The nouveau avant
  • Frederic Morton
  • E.B. White
  • The American city is in trouble (1890, etc.)
  • Justin Kaplan
  • Teaching life at an early age in the slums
  • Jonathan Kozol
  • The uses and abuses of a university
  • Herbert J. Muller
  • An act of intellect to turn the year
  • E.B. White
  • "Things fall apart; the center cannot hold ..."
  • Robert F. Kennedy
  • On the shooting of Robert Kennedy
  • Arthur Miller
  • A den's no den for long
  • Lewis Nichols
  • Sunglasses without sun
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • Short Atlantic snorters
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • The winter bank
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • Christmas comes first on the banks
  • William G. Wing
  • The fountain of eternal adolescence
  • Woodrow Wilson remembered
  • James T. Farrell
  • American in the twenty-third century
  • John W. Gardner
  • The seat behind the pillar
  • Archibald MacLeish
  • The united states and "responsibilities of power"
  • J. William Fulbright
  • Dissent and the Vietnam war
  • Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
  • Mitchell Wilson
  • The age of abdication
  • Arthur Miller
  • Selective morality and citizen loyalty
  • Margaret Halsey
  • Draft resistance and the "Nuremberg defense"
  • Arthur L. Goodhart
  • The young in hair
  • Marya Mannes
  • In fashion yesterday, today and tomorrow
  • Marianne C. Moore
  • The world series is no autumn classic
  • Eliot Asinof
  • The diplomatic way out of Vietnam
  • Anthony Eden
  • The message of Czechoslovakia
  • Anthony Eden -- Mirabile dictu, indeed
  • L.V. Updegraff
  • The yoke of racial inequality
  • Alan Paton
  • The human earthquake goes on in Sicily
  • Leonardo Sciascia
  • America and le mans
  • Let's put it on the train to Hanoi
  • Morris Gilbert
  • Britain's oxbridge problem
  • Denis W. Brogan
  • Wagons-lits people
  • Kenneth Campbell
  • March now, study later
  • Kenneth Campbell
  • Who owns the land?
  • Chester Bowles
  • I love west 83rd street
  • David Vienna
  • Frederic Morton
  • The drama of life in kip's bay
  • Brooks Atkinson
  • The holy flame of learning
  • Alfred Kazin
  • 1,200 miles by bike in central park
  • Laura Z. Hobson
  • Crossing Brooklyn bridge at twilight
  • Marianne C. Moore
  • 1898 and all that
  • Harold Lavine
  • Home front thoughts of Vietnam
  • Brooks Atkinson
  • Russian as people and politicians
  • Brooks Atkinson
  • Anniversary of an abelisk
  • H.I. Brock
  • What the taxi panel overlooked
  • Fred M. Hechinger
  • Putting a foot down on the lowly pedestrian
  • Richard F. Shepard
  • Fat men of the world, unite
  • Richard F. Shepard
  • A word for the New York accent
  • Richard F. Shepard
  • The library down the street in the village
  • A passion for place names
  • Richard F. Shepard
  • The commencement day uprising (class of '31)
  • A.H. Raskin
  • Chowder, two types
  • Lewis Nichols
  • Egg-beating variables
  • Charles Simmons
  • Garden spot of America, sort of
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • Marianne C. Moore
  • Draw one concentrated beer
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • New York atheneum
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • A lost angeleno looks homeward
  • David Karp
  • The village of other days
  • Kenneth Campbell
  • Farewell to coastal steamers
  • John P. Callahan
  • The sounds of Manhattan
  • James Tuite
  • Author trouble
  • Charles Simmons
  • Dante, the senen hundredth milestone
  • Herbert L. Matthews
  • Shakespeare updated-once again
  • Thomas Lask
  • That strange organism-the audience
  • Thomas Lask
  • Father and the cultural explosion
  • Thomas Lask
  • The magic of words
  • Songs that shake the world
  • Kenneth Campbell
  • Henry James in today's Washington square
  • Leo Edel
  • Recalling H.L. Mencken
  • Richard Ruland
  • The select many
  • Marya Mannes
  • The press conference game
  • Fred M. Hechinger
  • Orville Prescott
  • Tomorrow's problem of leisure
  • Florence Julien
  • What do fine feathers make?
  • Florence Julien
  • Unaccustomed to her face
  • Marya Mannes
  • Turning on the human spirit with the classics
  • William M. Spackman
  • Doing it the hard way for book critics
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • The word, too, falls victim of apartheid
  • Nadine Gordimer
  • Thaw before reading
  • John B. Starr
  • Style and the new economy
  • Nona Balakian
  • The decay of burglary
  • William Livingston Alden
  • Pockets
  • William Livingston Alden
  • Dr. Schliemann
  • William Livingston Alden
  • A sad Case
  • William Livingston Alden
  • The first "topics of the times"
  • Frederick Craig Mortimer
  • The creative process
  • Can war be endured without tea?... belligerent pacifists...on the making of mazeppa fire companies
  • Frederick Craig Mortimer
  • Strange new tongue
  • Simeon Strunsky
  • Baccalaureate with a difference
  • Simeon Strunsky
  • This social insecurity
  • Simeon Strunsky
  • Herbert Mitgang
  • The first "minor topics"
  • William Livingston Alden
  • Smiting the heathen
  • William Livingston Alden
  • The hat problem
  • William Livingston Alden
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
286 pages
Lccn
69019027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center’s copy gift of Richard Shepard.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)6260
  • (OCoLC)ocm00006260

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