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."