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National Review Archives
By Willmoore Kendall
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    Total Archives: 56 Years, 1,436 Issues, 33,570 Articles, 81,444pp
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    1. National Review
      , May 22, 1962, pp. 367-368
    2. Books in Review 
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      (Review)
      An Historian's Approach to Religion, by Arnold J. Toynbee
      1. An Historian's Approach to Religion by Arnold J. Toynbee
      National Review
      , October 20, 1956, p. 20
      1. An Historian's Approach to Religion by Arnold J. Toynbee
      National Review
      , October 6, 1956, pp. 11-13
    3. Books in Review 
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      (Review)
      Common Sense and the Fifth Amendment, by Sidney Hook
      1. Common Sense and the Fifth Amendment by Sidney Hook
      National Review
      , June 15, 1957, p. 576
    4. Books in Review 
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      (Review)
      A Republican Looks at His Party, by Arthur Larson
      1. A Republican Looks at His Party by Arthur Larson
      National Review
      , July 25, 1956, p. 19
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      (Review)
      The Decline of American Pluralism, by Henry S. Kariel
      1. The Decline of American Pluralism by Henry S. Kariel
      National Review
      , November 18, 1961, p. 345
      1. The Decline of American Pluralism by Henry S. Kariel
      National Review
      , January 31, 1959, pp. 491-492
    6. Books, Arts, Manners 
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      (Review)
      Parties and Politics in America, by Clinton Rossiter
      1. Parties and Politics in America by Clinton Rossiter
      National Review
      , September 10, 1960, p. 151
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      (Review)
      On the Game of Politics in France, by Nathan Leites
      1. On the Game of Politics in France by Nathan Leites
      National Review
      , August 1, 1959, p. 250
    8. Articles/Departments 
      1. On the Game of Politics in France by Nathan Leites
      National Review
      , August 25, 1956, pp. 8-10
    9. Books, Arts, Manners 
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      (Review)
      Sovereignty: An Inquiry Into the Political Good, by Bertrand de Jouvenel
      1. Sovereignty: An Inquiry Into the Political Good by Bertrand de Jouvenel
      National Review
      , May 3, 1958, p. 426
    10. Books in Review 
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      (Review)
      Trial Balance: The Education of an American, by Alan Valentine
      1. Trial Balance: The Education of an American by Alan Valentine
      National Review
      , December 22, 1956, p. 19
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      (Review)
      The Future as History, by Robert L. Heilbroner
      1. The Future as History by Robert L. Heilbroner
      National Review
      , June 4, 1960, p. 368
    12. Books, Arts, Manners 
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      (Review)
      Peace or Atomic War?, by Albert Schweitzer
      1. Peace or Atomic War? by Albert Schweitzer
      National Review
      , October 25, 1958, p. 279
      1. Peace or Atomic War? by Albert Schweitzer
      National Review
      , July 18, 1956, p. 11
      1. Peace or Atomic War? by Albert Schweitzer
      National Review
      , November 19, 1955, p. 8
      1. Peace or Atomic War? by Albert Schweitzer
      National Review
      , November 26, 1955, p. 22
      1. Peace or Atomic War? by Albert Schweitzer
      National Review
      , December 7, 1955, p. 24
      1. Peace or Atomic War? by Albert Schweitzer
      National Review
      , December 14, 1955, p. 8
      1. Peace or Atomic War? by Albert Schweitzer
      National Review
      , December 28, 1955, p. 8