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Q: What is UNZ.org?

A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

Q: Why do you include non-readable articles and books?

A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

Q: The website seems very different than when I previously visited. What's the story?

A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

Q: How do I find a given author or publication?

A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

Q: How do I find a given article or book?

A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

Q: What about the individual publications?

A: When you reach the pages associated with a given publication, you can examine the contents in a number of different ways, accessed via the different tabs. The default Overview tab gives you the Cloud of authors for that publication plus the Listing of individual articles, with both of these being "reactive" as you provide information in the Title, Author, or Period fields.

There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

Q: How does Searching work?

A: As mentioned above, much of the exploration of the website contents is normally performed by browsing the various different pages or entering information into the various text fields and having the displayed information automatically adjust. Actual Searches are performed in a parallel manner, by entering the target information into the data fields and then pressing the Search button (or simply hitting Enter). The system then performs a Search across the selected Text, Title, Author, and other information and displays the findings in a new Search Results tab.

Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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Decade 1970s Archives
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    1. How the Nixon White House lives on.
      The Washington Monthly
      , March 1977, pp. 17-24 - PDF
    2. Why the counterbudget created by Brookings' Charles Schultze doesn't differ much from t...
      The Washington Monthly
      , August 1972, pp. 57-61 - PDF
    3. Our bipartisan rush toward inflation, recession, and pollution.
      The Washington Monthly
      , September 1975, pp. 19-26 - PDF
    4. Jody Powell and Jimmy Carter are extremely able men. Their mutual chemistry, however, m...
      The Washington Monthly
      , December 1976, pp. 2-8 - PDF
    5. The Culture of Bureaucracy 
      How the Clever Bureaucrat beats the budget cutter.
      The Washington Monthly
      , March 1976, p. 8 - PDF
    6. The truth about what's going on down below does not naturally rise up the regular chain...
      The Washington Monthly
      , January 1977, pp. 11-15 - PDF
    7. Elliot Richardson was at the top of four government departments within four years. This...
      The Washington Monthly
      , September 1974, pp. 15-23 - PDF
    8. The Screwing of the Average Man 
      Our lawyers are so busy getting fair treatment for the rich that they can't afford to w...
      The Washington Monthly
      , February 1974, pp. 33-42 - PDF
    9. Avoiding the Issues 
      Political reporters know about politics, but they don't know about government.
      The Washington Monthly
      , May 1976, pp. 55-57 - PDF
    10. The press has taken on a good many of the characteristics of its recent enemy, the impe...
      The Washington Monthly
      , November 1976, pp. 28-34 - PDF
    11. Inside the System (1970) by Charles Peters and Timothy J. Adams
      A Washington Monthly Book
      1 Review
    12. The Washington Sandbag Avoidance and Mine Detector Kit 
      Most people think civil service is good and politics is bad. They're wrong.
      The Washington Monthly
      , September 1976, pp. 26-29 - PDF
    13. Carter the student will lose in 1980. Carter the teacher could win.
      The Washington Monthly
      , July 1979, pp. 12-16 - PDF
    14. Robert Caro could do the same for contemporary history.
      The Washington Monthly
      , March 1975, pp. 47-48 - PDF
    15. Lawyers already run the country. Now the public interest movement wants to create a WPA...
      The Washington Monthly
      , November 1975, pp. 40-48 - PDF
    16. Annual Political Book Issue 
      (3 Reviews)
      World War II produced a generation of historians willing to get out of the library. A ...
      1. Hiroshima by John Hersey
      2. American Caesar by William Manchester
      3. In Search of History by Theodore H. White
      The Washington Monthly
      , March 1979, pp. 32-35 - PDF
    17. Why didn't we plan for the inevitable?
      1. Hiroshima by John Hersey
      2. American Caesar by William Manchester
      3. In Search of History by Theodore H. White
      The Washington Monthly
      , June 1975, pp. 30-33 - PDF
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      First Lady's Lady, by Sheila Rabb Weidenfeld
      1. First Lady's Lady by Sheila Rabb Weidenfeld
      The Washington Monthly
      , January 1979, p. 62 - PDF
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      The Man from Ida Grove, by Harold E. Hughes and Dick Schneider
      1. The Man from Ida Grove by Harold E. Hughes and Dick Schneider
      The Washington Monthly
      , April 1979, p. 63 - PDF
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      Bay of Pigs: The Untold Story, by Peter Wyden
      1. Bay of Pigs: The Untold Story by Peter Wyden
      The Washington Monthly
      , June 1979, pp. 60-61 - PDF