The Press: Tea at the War Crimes Museum

Except for the fact that she is 55 years old and a woman, Novelist Mary McCarthy would be an Angry Young Man. Last year she reported from South Viet Nam, turning her fierce, polemic prose on everything she saw, particularly the Americanization of Saigon ("a gigantic PX") and the moral corruption that, in her view, followed. Now it is North Viet Nam's turn. Last week the New York Review of Books published the first installment of her account of a recent 18-day visit. She was a special guest of North Viet Nam, and it...

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