New York: See Publishing Company, Inc., 1950. Magazine. 50 pages plus covers. Format is 10.25 inches by 13 inches. Cover has small edge tears and chips. Other minor edge tears. Advertisements/illustrations. Some page discoloration. Cover has a provocative picture of Mary Collins and text about articles by Cecil Brown entitled "Will There Always be an England?" and by Edwin J. Lukas "Can Psychiatry Prevent Crime?" Mary Collins was described as "20, is an auburn-haired green-eyed colleen from Nederland, Texas. ...Just five and a half feet high, shed boasts a 36" bust, 23-in. waist and 35-in. hips. She left college and the Lone Star State to model in New York." Mary has entered six beauty contests and won all six. This appears to be a somewhat demur 'girlie' magazine with a lot of photos of girls/women as drum majorettes, swimmers, models, etc.
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Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1986. 24 cm, 141, wraps, footnotes, tables, references, pencil erasure residue on table of contents Topics covered include the agenda-setting effect of crime news on prosecutors, interpersonal communication and news comprehension, measuring change in personal economic well-being, race differences in abortion attitudes, election predictions, the pressure to answer survey questions, measuring and explaining interviewer effects in centralized telephone surveys, and polls on environmental protection.
Santa Barbara, CA: Forum for Contemporary History, 1974. Presumed first edition/first printing of each issue. Hardcover. Sturdily bound volume with special issues 1 through 16. Subtitle changed for issues 15 and 16 to The Magazine of Opposing Views. Issue number 1 is dated May/June, 1974. It was published bimonthly. Issue number 16 was November/December 1976. Many noted author's work appears in these special issues. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Each issue has about 60 pages, and cover illustrations are in color, orther are in black and white.
New York: ReganBooks [An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers], 1996. First Edition [stated]. Later printing. Hardcover. 25 cm. xiv, 382, pages. Illustrations. Endnotes. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Inscribed on title page by the author. Robert Heron Bork (March 1, 1927 – December 19, 2012) was an American judge, government official and legal scholar who served as the Solicitor General of the United States from 1973 to 1977. A professor at Yale Law School by occupation, he later served as a judge on the influential U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1982 to 1988. In 1987, President Ronald Reagan nominated Bork to the U.S. Supreme Court, but the U.S. Senate rejected his nomination. Reagan nominated Bork to the Supreme Court in 1987, precipitating a contested Senate debate. Opposition to Bork centered on his stated desire to roll back the civil rights decisions of the Warren and Burger courts and his role in the Saturday Night Massacre. His nomination was defeated in the Senate, with 58 of the 100 Senators opposing his nomination.
Fairfax, VA: AFCEA International Press, 1998. May be later printing. Hardcover. vi, 403,  pages. Tables. Figures. Endnotes. Glossary. As an Air Force staff officer, Alan Campen spent four years at Strategic Air Command headquarters working on capabilities for surviving nuclear attacks. The colonel later worked on survivable high-frequency and satellite-based communications. Col. Campen served for four years on the Air Staff in the Pentagon before assuming command of the Air Force Communications Service (AFCS) United Kingdom (UK) Region and the role of assistant chief of staff, communications, U.S. Air Force, 3rd Air Force. The colonel then assumed his final posting as commander, Defense Communications Agency-Europe. He accepted a political appointment in the Reagan administration as director, command and control policy, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy. In this position, he defined civilian use of military Global Positioning System (GPS) capabilities.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1970. Second Printing [stated]. Hardcover. 346,  pages. Inscribed by the author on fep. Introduction by Tom Wicker. DJ has wear, soiling, tears and chips. Some corners have been creased. William Ramsey Clark (born December 18, 1927) is an American lawyer, activist and former federal government official. A progressive, New Frontier liberal, he occupied senior positions in the United States Department of Justice under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, notably serving as United States He was known for his vigorous opposition to the death penalty, his aggressive support of civil liberties and civil rights, and his dedication in enforcing antitrust provisions. Clark supervised the drafting of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Civil Rights Act of 1968. Since leaving public office Clark has led many progressive activism campaigns, including opposition to the War on Terror. Clark is one of only two living members of Johnson's Cabinet, along with Alan Boyd.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1968. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. 21 cm. , 216,  pages. Ink notation inside front board. Viña Delmar (January 29, 1903 – January 19, 1990) was an American short story writer, novelist, playwright, and screenwriter who worked from the 1920s to the 1970s. She rose to fame in the late 1920s with the publication of her suggestively titled novel, Bad Girl, which became a bestseller in 1928. Delmar also wrote the screenplay to the screwball comedy, The Awful Truth, for which she received an Academy Award nomination in 1937. Her first success with publication was achieved in 1922 with her short story "Tony Checks Out," which appeared in the risqué publication Snappy Stories. On 14 December 1957, Viña Delmar's editorial partner and husband Eugene Delmar passed away. After his death, Delmar continued to write steadily, producing nine book-length works between 1959 and 1976, all but one of which were published by Harcourt, Brace and Co. Notable among these was The Becker Scandal, which examined the life, trial and execution of New York City policeman Charles Becker. Some in academia consider the work to be autobiographical.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2003. First Paperback Edition [stated]. First Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. x, , 216  pages. Frontis illustration. Cover has some wear and soiling. Signed by the author. on the title page. Michael Dirda (born 1948) is a book critic for the Washington Post. He has been a Fulbright Fellow and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1993. Having studied at Oberlin College for his undergraduate degree in 1970, Dirda took an M.A. in 1974 and Ph.D. in 1977 from Cornell University in comparative literature. In 1978 Dirda started writing for the Washington Post; in 1993 he won the Pulitzer Prize for his criticism. Currently, he is a book columnist for the Post. This volume collects Dirda's popular column published in the Washington Post Book World in the 1990s. Throughout, Dirda shares his passion for reading with humor, scholarship, and imagination. He's full of ideas about what to read next, and brings lively infatuation to the art of the book review.