Glazer, Nathan. "How Has The U.S. Met Its Major Challenges Since 1945." Commentary (1985).
Excerpt: Exactly forty years ago, in the first issue of Commentary (November 1945), its founding editor, the late Elliot E. Cohen, wrote an introductory statement outlining the problems with which the new magazine would necessarily be concerned. The year 1945, Cohen said, “marks an epoch in world history.” World War II had just ended, “yet we stand troubled and hesitant before the glorious era of peace which we have awaited so long. . . .”