Books: Washington's Cabal

WASHINGTON AND THE REVOLUTION—Bernhard Knollenberg—Macmillan ($3).

Last week the vast, dead peaceful world of the past faced the horrors of a historigraphical schism. With his Washington and the Revolution, Historian Bernhard Knollenberg knocked the Father of his Country off the pedestal, and mumbling expressions of polite admiration, began to pound his head on the ground.

Bernhard Knollenberg is a former member of the venerable Manhattan law firm of Lord, Day & Lord, former member of the New York Child Labor Committee, former member of the Committee on Legislation of the Association of the Bar...

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