Few public figures of the twentieth century have had as much written about them as American journalist, critic, and iconoclast Henry Louis Mencken (18801956). Unfortunately, as Terry Teachouts recent book The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken (2002) confirms, the biography that the Sage of Baltimore deserves remains to be published.
Read the Full Article
(PDF, 7 pages)
|Other Independent Review articles by Richard W. Wilcke|
|Fall 2004||An Appropriate Ethical Model for Business and a Critique of Milton Friedmans Thesis|
|Winter 2000||In Restraint of Trade: The Business Campaign against Competition, 1918-1938|