In This Review
The Torment of Secrecy

The Torment of Secrecy

By Edward A. Shils

Free Press, 1956, 238 pp.

An essay, by the Professor of Social Sciences in the Committee on Social Thought of the University of Chicago, on the background and consequences of American security policies over the last decade, a decade, as the author sees it, "of degrading agitation and numerous unnecessary and unworthy actions."