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Year 1949 Archives
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    Total Archives: 51 Years, 526 Issues, 9,708 Articles, 60,931pp
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    1. The Forum
      , December 1949, pp. 321-324 - PDF
    2. (Verse)
      The Forum
      , July 1949, p. 43 - PDF
    3. The Forum
      , April 1949, pp. 193-199 - PDF
    4. The Forum
      , June 1949, pp. 327-331 - PDF
    5. The Forum
      , November 1949, pp. 267-271 - PDF
    6. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      General Interest
      1. The Open Self by Charles W. Morris
      2. The War Lords of Washington by Bruce Catton
      3. The Liberal Presidents by J.C. Long
      4. Introduction to Economic Science by George Soule
      The Forum
      , January 1949, p. 29 - PDF
    7. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Biography
      1. Yeats: The Man and the Masks by Richard Ellmann
      2. Tomorrow is Beautiful by Lucy Robins Lang
      3. Bet a Million! by Lloyd Wendt and Herman Kogan
      The Forum
      , January 1949, p. 30 - PDF
    8. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      Miscellaneous
      1. The Whole of Their Lives by Benjamin Gitlow
      2. Little Annie Oakley and Other Rugged People by Stewart H. Holbrook
      3. One Hundred Years Ago: American Writing of 1847 by James Playsted Wood
      4. The Medal of Honor of the U.S. Army
      5. Album of American History, Vol. IV by James Truslow Adams
      6. The Unprejudiced Palate by Angelo M. Pellegrini
      7. About Boston by David T. McCord
      8. Orpheus: A Symposium of the Arts by John Lehmann
      The Forum
      , January 1949, p. 30 - PDF
    9. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Fiction
      1. High John, the Conqueror by John W. Wilson
      2. Bride of Fortune by Harnett T. Kane
      3. Stalingrad by Theodor Plievier
      4. A Convoy Through the Dream by Scott Graham Williamson
      The Forum
      , January 1949, p. 31 - PDF
    10. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      World Affairs
      1. Japan Diary by Mark Gayn
      2. The Rape of Poland by Stanislaw Mikolajczyk
      3. No Place to Hide by David Bradley
      The Forum
      , February 1949, p. 97 - PDF
    11. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Biography
      1. The First Romantics by Malcolm Elwin
      2. The Reign of Queen Victoria by Hector Bolitho
      3. The Africa of Albert Schweitzer by Charles R. Joy and Melvin Arnold
      4. Eisenhower Was My Boss by Kay Summersby
      The Forum
      , February 1949, p. 97 - PDF
    12. [+]
      (6 Reviews)
      Fiction
      1. Remembrance Rock by Carl Sandburg
      2. Sweet and Sour by Joseph Wechsberg
      3. Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes
      4. To Seize Dream by Virginia Hersch
      5. My Glorious Brothers by Howard Fast
      6. The Meek Shall Inherit by Zofia Kossak-Szczucka
      The Forum
      , February 1949, p. 98 - PDF
    13. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Miscellaneous
      1. The Tax Dodgers by Elmer L. Irey and William J. Slocum
      2. The City and the Cathedral by Robert Gordon Anderson
      3. The Road to Reason by Pierre Lecomte du Nouy
      The Forum
      , February 1949, p. 98 - PDF
    14. [+]
      (7 Reviews)
      General Interest
      1. The Twenty-Six Letters by Oscar Ogg
      2. Father Knickerbocker Rebels by Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker
      3. Information Please Almanac, 1949 by John Kieran
      4. Walter Pater: Selected Works by Richard Aldington and Walter Pater
      5. Oedipus, Myth and Complex by Patrick Mullahy
      6. Home from the Cold Wars by Leslie Roberts
      7. Let's Do Business with Russia by Stella K. Margold
      The Forum
      , March 1949, p. 158 - PDF
    15. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Fiction
      1. Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine ...
      2. Tevye's Daughters by Sholem Aleichem
      3. The Land of Milk and Honey by William L. White
      The Forum
      , March 1949, p. 159 - PDF
    16. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      Politics
      1. Stalin and Co. by Walter Duranty
      2. Prospects for Democracy in Japan by T.A. Bisson
      3. Socialist Britain by Francis Williams
      4. The Truman Program by M.B. Schnapper and Harry S. Truman
      5. Popcorn on the Ginza by Lucy Herndon Crockett
      The Forum
      , April 1949, p. 215 - PDF
    17. [+]
      (17 Reviews)
      Miscellaneous
      1. Pioneer Preacher by Opal Leigh Berryman
      2. Lincoln and the Preachers by Edgar DeWitt Jones
      3. Three Thousand Years of Espionage by Kurt D. Singer
      4. The Dukays by Lajos Zilahy
      5. Mary Wakefield by Mazo de la Roche
      6. The Shining Mountains by Dale Van Every
      7. Thunder on the River by Charlton Laird
      8. The Grand Design by John Dos Passos
      9. The People Know Best by Morris L. Ernst and David Loth
      10. Investment in People by Edwin R. Embree and Julia Waxman
      11. How Psychiatry Helps by Phillip Polatin and Ellen C. Philtine
      12. Way of a Fighter by Claire Lee Chennault and Robert Hotz
      13. To Hell and Back by Audie Murphy
      14. The Recovery of Culture by Henry Bailey Stevens
      15. Insight and Outlook by Arthur Koestler
      16. The Universe and Dr. Einstein by Lincoln Barnett
      17. The Long Land: Chile by Carleton Beals
      The Forum
      , April 1949, pp. 216-217 - PDF
    18. [+]
      (7 Reviews)
      Current History
      1. Fear, War, and the Bomb by P.M.S. Blackett
      2. In Search of a Future by Maurice Hindus
      3. Out of Exile by Sutan Sjahrir
      4. Russia's Race for Asia by George Creel
      5. Canada: An International Power by Andre Siegfried
      6. Poland Struggles Forward by William Cary
      7. We, of the Americas by Carlos Davila
      The Forum
      , May 1949, p. 282 - PDF
    19. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Biography
      1. Inishfallen, Fare Thee Well by Sean O'Casey
      2. Lincoln's Secretary by Helen Nicolay
      3. People and Politics by Lamont Buchanan
      4. The Durable Monument: Horatio Nelson by W.M. James
      The Forum
      , May 1949, p. 283 - PDF
    20. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      General Interest
      1. Days with Bernard Shaw by Stephen Winsten
      2. EIMI by E.E. Cummings
      3. Milestones of American Painting in Our Century by Frederick S. Wight
      4. Protestant Churches and Industrial America by Henry F. May
      5. The Failure of Technology by Friedrich Georg Juenger
      6. An Outline of Psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud
      7. Freedom of Information by Herbert Brucker
      8. Sea Routes to the Gold Fields by Oscar Lewis
      The Forum
      , May 1949, p. 283 - PDF