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The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
October 1988 Issue - 20 Articles
- Letters, pp. 1-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-9
Wisconsin's blind hunters... my favorite hippie game... Republican blood pressure... th...
- California Dreamin', pp. 10-18
The trip West freed my father from the constraints of class and custom.
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 19
- Why Did the Navy Shoot Down 290 Civilians?, pp. 20-22
A naval officer who served in the Persian Gulf explains what really went wrong--and why...
- ...And Why Our Bombs Missed Qaddafi., pp. 23-26
Our war on terrorism.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 27
- Memo of the Month, p. 28
- Assistant Secretary of What?, pp. 29-35
The secret jobs that can really make a difference.
- Political Puzzle, p. 36
On Political Books
[+] Closing Up Bars and Closing Up Shop on the Monongahela. (Review) , pp. 37-38
In Pennsylvania, workers forged steel and a separate culture. Now both are almost gone.
- And the Wolf Finally Came by John P. Hoerr
[+] A Soldier's Story (Review) , pp. 39-44
John Paul Vann's one-man war against the Viet Cong and the Pentagon symbolizes all that...
- A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan
[+] The Martin Luther King No One Knows (Review) , pp. 45-51
He wore silk pajamas and hung out with weirdos. He was often frightened and uncertain, ...
- Parting the Waters by Taylor Branch
- Who's Who, p. 52
[+] Political Booknotes (6 Reviews) , p. 53
[+] Review Reel Politics, by Terry Christensen (Review) , p. 53
- Reel Politics by Terry Christensen
[+] Review Agnes Smedley, by Janice R. MacKinnon and Step... (Review) , p. 53
- Agnes Smedley by Janice R. MacKinnon and Stephen R. MacKinnon
[+] Review The AIDS Bureaucracy, by Sandra Panem (Review) , p. 54
- The AIDS Bureaucracy by Sandra Panem
[+] Review Why Americans Don't Vote, by Frances Fox Piven... (Review) , pp. 54-55
- Why Americans Don't Vote by Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward
[+] Review Presidential Debates, by Kathleen Hall Jamieso... (Review) , p. 56
- Presidential Debates by Kathleen Hall Jamieson and David S. Birdsell
[+] Review Letters to Olga, by Vaclav Havel (Review) , pp. 57-62
- Letters to Olga by Vaclav Havel