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Pleading for Return to a Time of Civility

WASHINGTON -- Charles Peters, the renowned Washington Monthly editor, is going on 91, does not get around very easily and was disgusted enough by President Trump's address to Congress to let loose a few profanities in his gentle West Virginia drawl.

But Mr. Peters remains an optimist, believing that salvation is still possible if the country returns to the true faith of his New Deal youth.

''Maybe I'm old,'' he said in an interview in his living room here last week, ''but I'm fore

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