Articles

Medicine: Drugs for Addicts?

U.S. law says that it is a crime to possess narcotics, and by jailing many of the 20,000 addicts arrested in the U.S. each year, it brands them as criminals. But...

Books: For Love or Money

THE WOMAN OF ROME (433 pp.)—Albedo Moravia—Farrar, Sfraus ($3.50). By her own admission, Adriana was "a real beauty" with "firm straight legs, curving hips, a...

Medicine: Behavior, After Kinsey

In the 15 weeks since its publication, Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male has risen nearly to the top of the bestseller list. (The...

Religion: Apostles or Apostates?

Despite exhortations from press and pulpit, some 24,000 poverty-pressed young men and women emigrated last year from the Republic of Ireland to prosperous,...

Foreign News: 4,500,000 Criminals

In ancient India, every small potentate had his private army of spies and muscle men. When the Grand Moguls conquered the country in the 16th century, they...

Foreign News: Sex & the Church

In a challenging and plain-spoken document, the Church of England last week called on all Britons to revise their think ing about sexual offenders. A special...

JAPAN: Prostitutes' Union

The ranks of Japan's organized labor received an unexpected reinforcement last week. A prostitutes' union formally announced its organization to the Supreme...

OPINION: Sex or Snake Oil?

Russian-born Pitirim Alexandrovitch Sorokin, professor of sociology at Harvard since 1930, has long viewed with distress the moral laxity of the U.S., his...

CALIFORNIA: Sin & Souffl

From the moment she got off the train in California more than 30 years ago, Lucy Hicks liked Oxnard, and Oxnard liked Lucy. The town was newly rich on sugar...

FRANCE: Voice of Conscience

The conscience of the new France was speaking. Militant Mme. Marthe Richard had served her country well as a spy in World Wars I and II. Now, as a...

ITALY: Lost Distinction

In a hundred side streets one night last week, solitary Italian males popped discreetly into familiar shuttered houses for one final fling. Outside,...

Foreign News: THE WIDE-OPEN HORSE'S MOUTH

TIME was when the Kremlin was as inscrutable as Joseph Stalin's stony face, when analysts, trying to divine just what the latest Soviet pronouncement meant,...

CAMBODIA: Government by the People

Cambodia's young Premier Norodom Sihanouk, who used to be his country's King, has a strange notion of democracy. It is the people, not Parliament. Thus he...

U. N.: Applied Euthenics

The Subcommission on the Status of Women of the Commission on Human Rights of the United Nations Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted as its guiding...

International: The Accused

Although prisoner pens throughout western Europe bulged with the criminals of World War II, no courts had yet been set up to try them. Nevertheless the War...

CRIME: The Junkies

A startling statistic last week made a front-page sensation out of a subject usually discussed only in the improbable columns of the Sunday supplements:...

GREAT BRITAIN: 33B and a Prayer

In the practice of the world's oldest profession, the water fronts of Port Said or Shanghai have never hummed more briskly than do London's Piccadilly and...

Cinema: The New Pictures: Sep. 14, 1931

Waterloo Bridge (Universal) is a glum but manageable anecdote of prostitution and the War. The heroine, strolling on London's Waterloo Bridge, picks up the...

Army & Navy - HEALTH: VD Among the Amateurs

A House Naval Affairs Committee last week made plans to investigate an age-old problem: vice as it affects the armed forces. Their first stop this week will...

Education: Autocrat of the Moneybags

A wonderful attraction for money had Abraham Flexner. For 30 years the fattest moneybags in the U. S. opened to his touch. He loosened up no mean part of the...