Witness In Montgomery By Randall Williams Vol. 5, No. 4, 1983, pp. 1-6 Not since the celebrated bus boycott of 1955-56 or the Selma March days of 1965 has the atmosphere in Montgomery, Alabama, been so charged with racial tensions.
Denial of Tenure At Vanderbilt By Frye Gaillard Vol. 5, No. 4, 1983, pp. 7-8 By almost any measure, the last year has been a good one for Elizabeth Langland. Her first two books, published by the University of Chicago
“A Nation at Risk” By Joseph A. Mcdonald Vol. 5, No. 4, 1983, pp. 8-10 The Report from The National Commission on Excellence in Education, “A Nation at Risk,” has generated tremendous reaction. Newscasts, newspapers, journals, and magazines, in the
Can We Be Saved from School Savers? By Paul Gaston Vol. 5, No. 4, 1983, pp. 10-11 Before I had a university professorship, wrote a book, received a Ph.D., won a Fulbright to study abroad, and graduated from the college
The Freeze Down South By Margaret Roach and Allen Tullos Vol. 5, No. 4, 1983, pp. 11-14 In the fall of 1982, the Nuclear Freeze Campaign mobilized the largest referendum drive in United States history. Over eleven million Americans voted
The Smokehouse of Politics By Staff Vol. 5, No. 4, 1983, pp. 14, 16-17 John Lewis: If we were to measure the Reagan Administration by a “humanity index,” we would have to conclude that the politics and record of this
Long Journey Home By Bland Simpson and Cece Conway Vol. 5, No. 4, 1983, pp. 17-19 One of the world’s great collections of Southern and country music has come home, and therein lies a ballad. Early one morning in late
Forestry and Equity By Tom Hatley Vol. 5, No. 4, 1983, pp. 19-23 If you travel along a state highway during the Southern winter, your eyes follow unavoidably the constants of the land: field openings of red, brown, and dun-colored