Jerome Tarshis

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Jerome Tarshis is a free-lance writer living in San Francisco.

Articles by this Contributor

December 1984

California has always been as much a state of mind as a geographical entity. For the better part of two centuries, artists have been defining its splendid promise.

June/july 1984

Turn-of-the-century American painters came to Venice for its ancient splendors and pearly light. In a few years they captured its canals, palaces, and people in a spirit of gentle modernism that looks better than ever.

February/March 1986

A former Department of Defense adviser—one of Robert S. McNamara’s Whiz Kids—explains why we tend to overestimate Russian strength, and why we underestimate what it will cost to defend ourselves