The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
October 1989 Issue - 21 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-13
The Gucci exemption... Congress in the Caribbean... the mayor's naked women... the nota...
- Apocalypse Then, pp. 14-18
Like any good journalist, Time's Robert Sam Anson decided to get out of the office. But...
- Monthly Journalism Award, pp. 19-22
- Political Puzzle, p. 23
- Whose No-Fault is It, Anyway?, pp. 24-28
You're paying through the nose for your car insurance. Who can you blame? The trial law...
- Memo of the Month, p. 29
- Why Higher Education is Neither, pp. 30-33
If college costs $18,000 a year, how come your kid's transcript is probably filled with...
- Pop Goes the Curriculum, pp. 34-39
Weird Al says "Dare to be Stupid." In pop culture courses, they're taking his advice.
- What America Hasn't Learned from its Greatest Peacekeeping Disaster, pp. 40-42
Two hundred and forty-one Marines died needlessly in Lebanon. They were set up by clums...
- The Worst City Government, pp. 43-44
- Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 45-48
- Who's Who, pp. 49-50
On Political Books
[+] It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature (Review) , pp. 51-54
Bill McKibben's warnings about global warming, genetic engineering, and the albatross o...
- The End of Nature by Bill McKibben
[+] Political Booknotes (6 Reviews) , p. 55
[+] Review What Should We Tell Our Children About Vietnam... (Review) , p. 55
- What Should We Tell Our Children About Vietnam? by Bill McCloud
[+] Review The Resurgent Liberal, by Robert B. Reich (Review) , p. 56
- The Resurgent Liberal by Robert B. Reich
[+] Review All by Myself, by Christine M. Black and Thoma... (Review) , pp. 56-57
- All by Myself by Christine M. Black and Thomas Oliphant
[+] Review Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972,... (Review) , p. 58
- Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972 by Stephen E. Ambrose
[+] Review Just Enough Rope, by Joan Braden (Review) , pp. 58-59
- Just Enough Rope by Joan Braden
[+] Review The Antagonists, by James F. Simon (Review) , pp. 60-62
- The Antagonists by James F. Simon
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