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October 21, 1996 Issue - 23 Articles
- Comment: Civil Tongues, pp. 15-23
Campaign niceness may have peaked early
- In the Mail, pp. 24-29
- Goings On About Town, pp. 30-74
- The Talk of the Town, pp. 75-81
Workers and intellectuals, together again; the making of Jimmy Carter; etc.
- The Campaign Trail: Running Ohio, pp. 82-87
The state road show still matters, even in the age of electronic politics
- Annals of Diplomacy: The Road to Sarajevo, pp. 88-106
The author remembers the three men who died en route to the peace negotiations
- Annals of Activism: The Outsider, pp. 107-119
Why woudl a rising state legislator turn against the system?
- The Political Scene: My Secret Right-Wing Conspiracy, pp. 120-129
Were nine men who met once a year in Wichita responsible for Ronald Reagan?
- Annals of Vietnam: A Friendship That Ended the War, pp. 130-155
The senators who did what no once else could do
- "Some Like Poetry", pp. 156-157
[+] Life and Letters: Why I Wrote "The Crucible" (Review) , pp. 158-165
McCarthyism was a political problem asking for a cultural response
- The Crucible: A Screenplay by Arthur Miller
- A Reporter at Large: Curious George, pp. 166-173
After doing what it takes for five years, has George Stephanopoulos had enough?
- Showcase, pp. 174-179
The Powers of the Washington Post
- Profile: The Family Way, pp. 180-183
How Irving Kristol, Gertrude Himmelfarb, and Bill Kristol made tormenting liberals a ho...
- Easel: "Oval Office", pp. 184-189
- Showcase: The two Harold Ickeses, pp. 190-191
- Fashion Statements: First Ladies Get Dressed, pp. 192-193
- A Critic at Large: A Man Without a Plan, pp. 194-196
the political thinker Michael Oakeshott despised political thought
- "Is About", pp. 197-199
- Profile: An American Political Fable, pp. 200-220
The Gatsby-like journey of San Francisco's Mayor Willie Brown
- Social History: The Ruins of Georgetown, pp. 221-237
Why did President Kennedy stroll over to Joe Alsop's place at two in the morning after ...
- Shouts & Murmurs, pp. 238-240
Campaign '96: The Books
- Cover: The Last Dance