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Year 1947 Archives
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    Total Archives: 51 Years, 526 Issues, 9,708 Articles, 60,931pp
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    1. The Forum
      , July 1947, pp. 7-13 - PDF
    2. The Forum
      , September 1947, pp. 176-179 - PDF
    3. The Forum
      , May 1947, pp. 399-403 - PDF
    4. The Forum
      , June 1947, pp. 491-496 - PDF
    5. [+]
      (Review)
      Missouri Compromise, by Tristram Coffin
      1. Missouri Compromise by Tristram Coffin
      The Forum
      , July 1947, p. 54 - PDF
    6. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      World Affairs
      1. Kaputt by Curzio Malaparte
      2. Boy from Nebraska by Ralph G. Martin
      3. Our Share of Night by Drew Middleton
      4. The Strength We Need by George Fielding Eliot
      The Forum
      , January 1947, p. 67 - PDF
    7. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      Biography
      1. Little Troll by Karin Michaelis
      2. The Abbe Edgeworth by M.V. Woodgate
      3. The Roosevelt I Knew by Frances Perkins
      4. Gailhac of Beziers by Helene Magaret
      5. Two Worlds of Music by Berta Geissmar
      The Forum
      , January 1947, p. 68 - PDF
    8. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      Fiction
      1. The Seventh of October by Jules Romains
      2. Blind Alley by Georges Simenon
      3. The Listening World by Reginald Moore
      4. The Border Lord by Jan Westcott
      5. Barabbas by Emery Bekessy
      6. East River by Sholem Asch
      7. Temptation by John Pen
      8. Holdfast Gaines by Odell Shepard and Willard Shepard
      The Forum
      , January 1947, p. 68 - PDF
    9. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      Miscellaneous
      1. Toulouse Lautrec by Jacques Lassaigne
      2. I Hate Thursday by Thomas Hornsby Ferril
      3. The Plotters by John Roy Carlson
      4. The Horse of Another Color by John Falter and Corey Ford
      5. I Meet Such People! by Gurney Williams
      The Forum
      , January 1947, pp. 69-70 - PDF
    10. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Fiction
      1. The Elizabeth Goudge Reader by Rose Dobbs and Elizabeth Goudge
      2. That Skipper from Stonington by Theda Kenyon
      3. Yellow Tapers for Paris by Bruce Marshall
      The Forum
      , February 1947, p. 167 - PDF
    11. [+]
      (6 Reviews)
      Biographical
      1. Out on a Limb by Louise Maxwell Baker
      2. White House Physician by Ross T. McIntire
      3. Country Jake by Charles B. Driscoll
      4. The Legend of the Latin Quarter by Arthur Moss and Evalyn Moss
      5. A Brother Is a Stranger by Toru Matsumoto and Marion Olive Lerrigo
      6. Rustle of Petticoats by Renee de Fontarce McCormick
      The Forum
      , February 1947, p. 168 - PDF
    12. [+]
      (Review)
      Fiction
      1. City in the Sun by Karon Kehoe
      The Forum
      , February 1947, p. 168 - PDF
    13. [+]
      (12 Reviews)
      Current Topics
      1. Southern Exposure by Stetson Kennedy
      2. Scientists Against Time by James Phinney Baxter III
      3. Dear Fatherland, Rest Quietly by Margaret Bourke-White
      4. Lake Champlain and Lake George by Frederic F. Van de Water
      5. The Tennessee: The Old River by Donald Davidson
      6. Oil Across the World by Charles Morrow Wilson
      7. The House of God by Desider Holisher
      8. The Dead Do Not Talk by Julien J. Proskauer
      9. Geography for Grown-Ups by Harold A. Calahan
      10. Life Line to a Promised Land by Ira A. Hirschmann
      11. The Rape of Palestine by William B. Ziff
      12. To Master---A Long Goodnight by Brion Gysin
      The Forum
      , February 1947, p. 169 - PDF
    14. [+]
      (Review)
      Poetry
      1. Dr. Johnson's Waterfall, and Other Poems by Helen Bevington
      The Forum
      , February 1947, p. 170 - PDF
    15. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Biography
      1. Journey Through My Years by James M. Cox
      2. Small Town by Granville Hicks
      3. Pauline Bonaparte: A Woman of Affairs by Harrison Brent
      4. Kingdom of the Rocks by Consuelo de St. Exupery
      The Forum
      , March 1947, p. 267 - PDF
    16. [+]
      (12 Reviews)
      Miscellaneous
      1. American Portraits by Dorothy Canfield Fisher and Enit Kaufman
      2. Oil for Victory
      3. Men of Erie by Edward Hungerford
      4. Grand Central by David Marshall
      5. The Santa Fe Trail
      6. Strange to Tell by Marjorie Fischer and Rolfe Humphries
      7. Keller's Continental Revue by Winifred Bambrick
      8. The Best American Short Stories, 1946 by Martha Foley
      9. The Beast of the Haitian Hills by Philippe Thoby-Marcelin and Pierre Ma...
      10. Ghost Stories of Old New Orleans by Jeanne de Lavigne
      11. Private Angelo by Eric Linklater
      12. Francis by David Stern
      The Forum
      , March 1947, p. 268 - PDF
    17. [+]
      (12 Reviews)
      Recent Books
      1. Underground to Palestine by I.F. Stone
      2. Death Valley Handbook by George Palmer Putnam
      3. Pavilion of Women by Pearl S. Buck
      4. Orphan Paul by Maxim Gorky
      5. Weegee's People by Weegee
      6. An Ernie Pyle Album by Lee Graham Miller and Ernie Pyle
      7. The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce by Ambrose Bierce
      8. The Mind at the End of its Tether by H.G. Wells
      9. The Happy Turning by H.G. Wells
      10. As He Saw It by Elliott Roosevelt
      11. American Sahib by John Frederick Muehl
      12. Journey to Accompong by Katherine Dunham
      The Forum
      , March 1947, pp. 269-270 - PDF
    18. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      Biography
      1. An American Dynasty by John W. Tebbel
      2. Hannah More and Her Circle by Mary Alden Hopkins
      3. Thurlow Weed: Wizard of the Lobby by Glyndon G. Van Deusen
      4. Alexandra Kollontay: Ambassadress from Russia by Isabel de Palencia
      5. Like Moonlight on Snow by John Hewlett
      The Forum
      , April 1947, p. 358 - PDF
    19. [+]
      (7 Reviews)
      Fiction
      1. The Web of Lucifer by Maurice Samuel
      2. The Walls of Jericho by Paul I. Wellman
      3. The Fiesta at Anderson's House by Scott Graham Williamson
      4. Andromeda by Jacland Marmur
      5. Mr. Whittle and the Morning Star by Robert Nathan
      6. The Butterfly by James M. Cain
      7. Children of Vienna by Robert Neumann
      The Forum
      , April 1947, p. 359 - PDF