The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
July 1985 Issue - 22 Articles
- Letters, pp. 1-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-11
The Ivy League locks out Asians... Margaret Heckler goes to Paris... the left and the d...
- Why We Can't Catch More Spies, pp. 12-19
Too many "secrets," too many clearances, too few competent investigators, too little re...
Keeping up with the Press
- Reporters: The New Washington Elite, pp. 20-27
What happens when the critics of the Establishment start going to its parties?
- Insideritis and Other Maladies Of Specialized Journalism, pp. 28-29
A veteran press critic warns young turks they still have to write in English.
- Monthly Journalism Award, pp. 30-31
- Who's Who, p. 32
- The Consumer News You Never See, pp. 33-36
There may be metal fragments in your turkey roast, but the Post doesn't think that's a ...
- Memo of the Month, p. 37
- Operation Bacterium: Testing Germs on the A Train, pp. 38-45
Anything wrong with trying out germ warfare defenses on unknowing human subjects? The U...
- Political Puzzle, p. 46
- Campaign Financing: The 'Good News' is All Wrong, pp. 47-48
The winners got all the money in '84, and the PACs had the last laugh.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 49
On Political Books
[+] Truth and Myth in Nicaragua (Review) , pp. 50-54
Face facts: the Sandinistas aim to stay.
- Nicaragua: Revolution in the Family by Shirley Christian
[+] Political Booknotes (8 Reviews) , p. 55
[+] Review Justice, by Richard Kleindienst (Review) , p. 55
- Justice by Richard Kleindienst
[+] Review Beyond Human Scale, by Eli Ginzberg and George... (Review) , p. 55
- Beyond Human Scale by Eli Ginzberg and George Vojta
[+] Review Funny Money, by Mark Singer (Review) , p. 56
- Funny Money by Mark Singer
[+] Review Mailer: His Life and Times, by Peter Manso (Review) , p. 56
- Mailer: His Life and Times by Peter Manso
[+] Review Children's Hospital, by Peggy Anderson (Review) , p. 57
- Children's Hospital by Peggy Anderson
[+] Review A Righteous Cause, by Robert W. Cherny and Osc... (Review) , p. 57
- A Righteous Cause by Robert W. Cherny and Oscar Handlin
[+] Review Woman on a Seesaw, by Hilary Cosell (Review) , pp. 58-59
- Woman on a Seesaw by Hilary Cosell
[+] Review Intimate Strangers, by Richard Schickel (Review) , pp. 60-62
- Intimate Strangers by Richard Schickel