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  1. America: A Repair Guide
    Sixteen simple steps to national sanity that won't cost a cent.
    The Washington Monthly, July 1991, pp. 43-49
  2. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Juror and the General, by M. Patricia Roth
    1. The Juror and the General by M. Patricia Roth
    The Washington Monthly, November 1986, p. 60
  3. Assistant Secretary of What?
    The secret jobs that can really make a difference.
    The Washington Monthly, October 1988, pp. 29-35
  4. Besieged and Beleaguered on $200,000 a Year
    Why the rich feel sorry for themselves. How to make them feel compassion instead.
    The Washington Monthly, June 1990, pp. 10-13
  5. Beyond Paper Cuts
    Eight smart ways to cut the budget--and make smart investments.
    The Washington Monthly, October 1993, pp. 30-34
  6. Blind Ambition in the White House
    How the Nixon White House lives on.
    The Washington Monthly, March 1977, pp. 17-24
  7. The Brookings Budget: One Schultz is Like Another(e)
    Why the counterbudget created by Brookings' Charles Schultze doesn't differ much from t...
    The Washington Monthly, August 1972, pp. 57-61
  8. The Case Against Energy Independence
    Our bipartisan rush toward inflation, recession, and pollution.
    The Washington Monthly, September 1975, pp. 19-26
  9. Column
    The Washington Monthly, July 1983, pp. 9-14
  10. Special Anniversary Section
    Community
    The Washington Monthly, February 1989, p. 32
  11. Concerns About Carter- and His Chief Courtier
    Jody Powell and Jimmy Carter are extremely able men. Their mutual chemistry, however, m...
    The Washington Monthly, December 1976, pp. 2-8
  12. "Draft the Rich!" A debate
    Some Modest Proposals to Democratize the Militia and Restore Virtue to the Republic.
    The Washington Monthly, April 1980, pp. 24-31
  13. Et Tu, Keisling?
    The editor responds.
    The Washington Monthly, March 1989, pp. 52-54
  14. Filting at Windmills
    The cheating gene...Verbal methadone...Articles of Feith...The sex-crazed presss...A th...
    The Washington Monthly, July 2004, pp. 4-7
  15. Firemen First or How to Beat a Budget Cut
    The Washington Monthly, February 1989, pp. 42-43
  16. The Culture of Bureaucracy
    The Firemen First Principle
    How the Clever Bureaucrat beats the budget cutter.
    The Washington Monthly, March 1976, p. 8
  17. Five Days in Philadelphia (2005)
    The Amazing "We Want Willkie!" Convention of 1940 and How It Freed FDR to Sav...
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  18. [+]
    Political Booknotes (2 Reviews)
    Mayday, by Michael R. Beschloss
    1. Mayday by Michael R. Beschloss
    2. Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi
    The Washington Monthly, May 1986, p. 58
  19. From Ouagadougou to Cape Canaveral: Why the Bad News Doesn't Travel Up
    The boss needs to be told what he doesn't want to hear.
    The Washington Monthly, April 1986, pp. 27-31
  20. [+]
    Further Study Needed (Review)
    Memorandum for the President, by Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr. and Curtis A. Hessler, ...
    1. Memorandum for the President by Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr. and Curtis A. Hessler, ...
    The New Republic, May 16, 1981, pp. 34-35
  21. Golden Handcuffs
    A third-year law student writes to tell why all his classmates who'd dreamt of governme...
    The Washington Monthly, November 1995, pp. 33-37
  22. The Greatest Convention
    In 1940, the contest was never closer, the stakes never higher
    The Washington Monthly, July 2004, pp. 15-16
  23. How Carter Can Find Out What the Government is Doing
    The truth about what's going on down below does not naturally rise up the regular chain...
    The Washington Monthly, January 1977, pp. 11-15
  24. How to Take Over The Government
    Elliot Richardson was at the top of four government departments within four years. This...
    The Washington Monthly, September 1974, pp. 15-23
  25. How Washington Really Works (1980)
    3 Reviews
  26. How Washington Really Works
    The simple equation that explains life in the Capital.
    The Washington Monthly, January 1993, pp. 43-51
  27. The Screwing of the Average Man
    How Your Lawyer Does It
    Our lawyers are so busy getting fair treatment for the rich that they can't afford to w...
    The Washington Monthly, February 1974, pp. 33-42
  28. I Was a New York Snob
    How the Dodgers, Don Quixote, and Allen Ginsberg saved me.
    The Washington Monthly, June 1988, pp. 41-48
  29. Avoiding the Issues
    The Ignorant Press
    Political reporters know about politics, but they don't know about government.
    The Washington Monthly, May 1976, pp. 55-57
  30. The Imperial Press
    The press has taken on a good many of the characteristics of its recent enemy, the impe...
    The Washington Monthly, November 1976, pp. 28-34
  31. Inside the System (1970)
    A Washington Monthly Book
    1 Review
  32. [+]
    Irving Kristol's Life---and Mine (Review)
    Beyond a dislike for mushy liberalism, our experiences have taken us in different direc...
    1. Neo-Conservatism by Irving Kristol
    The Washington Monthly, October 1995, pp. 52-54
  33. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Antagonists, by James F. Simon
    1. The Antagonists by James F. Simon
    The Washington Monthly, October 1989, pp. 60-62
  34. On Political Books
    [+]
    The Kennedy Hustle (Review)
    How the Kennedys became America's royal family.
    1. The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys by Doris Kearns Goodwin
    The Washington Monthly, May 1987, pp. 47-48
  35. The Washington Sandbag Avoidance and Mine Detector Kit
    A Kind Word For The Spoils System
    Most people think civil service is good and politics is bad. They're wrong.
    The Washington Monthly, September 1976, pp. 26-29
  36. A Kind Word for the Spoils System
    The Washington Monthly, February 1989, p. 37
  37. A Letter to Jimmy Carter
    Carter the student will lose in 1980. Carter the teacher could win.
    The Washington Monthly, July 1979, pp. 12-16
  38. Lyndon B. Johnson (2010)
    The American Presidents Series: The 36th President, 1963-1969
  39. The Master Biographer
    Robert Caro could do the same for contemporary history.
    The Washington Monthly, March 1975, pp. 47-48
  40. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Lost Victory, by William Colby and James McCargar
    1. Lost Victory by William Colby and James McCargar
    The Washington Monthly, November 1989, pp. 60-62
  41. [+]
    Mild About Harry (Review)
    How Truman ushered in the end of liberal idealism.
    1. Truman by David McCullough
    The Washington Monthly, June 1992, pp. 46-49
  42. A Neoliberal's Manifesto
    Community, Prosperity, Democracy: A platform for the future.
    The Washington Monthly, May 1983, pp. 8-18
  43. No Dollars, Common Sense
    Eighteen cost-free steps to a better America.
    The Washington Monthly, December 1992, pp. 38-45
  44. Now You're Thinking Like a Lawyer
    Lawyers already run the country. Now the public interest movement wants to create a WPA...
    The Washington Monthly, November 1975, pp. 40-48
  45. Annual Political Book Issue
    [+]
    The Old Pro and the Comeback Kid (3 Reviews)
    World War II produced a generation of historians willing to get out of the library. A ...
    1. Hiroshima by John Hersey
    2. American Caesar by William Manchester
    3. In Search of History by Theodore H. White
    The Washington Monthly, March 1979, pp. 32-35
  46. On the Condition of American Liberalism
    The American Spectator, April 1985, p. 17
  47. The Others We Forgot
    Why didn't we plan for the inevitable?
    The Washington Monthly, June 1975, pp. 30-33
  48. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Man from Ida Grove, by Harold E. Hughes and Dick Schneider
    1. The Man from Ida Grove by Harold E. Hughes and Dick Schneider
    The Washington Monthly, April 1979, p. 63
  49. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    First Lady's Lady, by Sheila Rabb Weidenfeld
    1. First Lady's Lady by Sheila Rabb Weidenfeld
    The Washington Monthly, January 1979, p. 62
  50. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Flying White House, by Jerald F. terHorst and Ralph Albertazzie
    1. Flying White House by Jerald F. terHorst and Ralph Albertazzie
    The Washington Monthly, July 1979, p. 63
  51. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Bay of Pigs: The Untold Story, by Peter Wyden
    1. Bay of Pigs: The Untold Story by Peter Wyden
    The Washington Monthly, June 1979, pp. 60-61
  52. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Confession and Avoidance, by Leon Jaworski and Mickey Herskowitz
    1. Confession and Avoidance by Leon Jaworski and Mickey Herskowitz
    The Washington Monthly, June 1979, p. 62
  53. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Martha, by Winzola McLendon
    1. Martha by Winzola McLendon
    The Washington Monthly, June 1979, pp. 62-63
  54. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Shadow Presidents, by Michael Medved
    1. The Shadow Presidents by Michael Medved
    The Washington Monthly, September 1979, p. 64
  55. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Kennedy and Roosevelt: The Uneasy Alliance, by Michael R. Beschloss
    1. Kennedy and Roosevelt: The Uneasy Alliance by Michael R. Beschloss
    The Washington Monthly, April 1980, p. 63
  56. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Palace Politics, by Robert T. Hartmann
    1. Palace Politics by Robert T. Hartmann
    The Washington Monthly, July 1980, p. 62
  57. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Blitzkrieg, by Len Deighton
    1. Blitzkrieg by Len Deighton
    The Washington Monthly, May 1980, p. 61
  58. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Naming Names, by Victor S. Navasky
    1. Naming Names by Victor S. Navasky
    The Washington Monthly, October 1980, p. 63
  59. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Party Politics, by Leonard Lurie
    1. Party Politics by Leonard Lurie
    The Washington Monthly, September 1980, p. 63
  60. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Inflation-Proofing Your Investments, by Harry Browne and Terry Coxon
    1. Inflation-Proofing Your Investments by Harry Browne and Terry Coxon
    The Washington Monthly, March 1981, pp. 58-59
  61. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    A Life in Our Times, by John Kenneth Galbraith
    1. A Life in Our Times by John Kenneth Galbraith
    The Washington Monthly, May 1981, p. 58
  62. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Litigious Society, by Jethro K. Lieberman
    1. The Litigious Society by Jethro K. Lieberman
    The Washington Monthly, May 1981, p. 58
  63. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    One Third of a Nation, by Lorena Hickok, Richard Lowitt, and Maurine H. Beasley, ...
    1. One Third of a Nation by Lorena Hickok, Richard Lowitt, and Maurine H. Beasley, ...
    The Washington Monthly, May 1981, p. 58
  64. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    How Courts Govern America, by Richard Neely
    1. How Courts Govern America by Richard Neely
    The Washington Monthly, October 1981, p. 57
  65. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Portrait of an Election, by Elizabeth Drew
    1. Portrait of an Election by Elizabeth Drew
    The Washington Monthly, October 1981, p. 58
  66. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    John Foster Dulles: The Road to Power, by Ronald W. Pruessen
    1. John Foster Dulles: The Road to Power by Ronald W. Pruessen
    The Washington Monthly, April 1982, p. 61
  67. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Kennedy Imprisonment, by Garry Wills
    1. The Kennedy Imprisonment by Garry Wills
    The Washington Monthly, April 1982, pp. 61-64
  68. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Rise and Decline of Nations, by Mancur Olson
    1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
    The Washington Monthly, December 1982, p. 60
  69. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    FDR: A Centenary Rememberance, 1882-1945, by Joseph Alsop
    1. FDR: A Centenary Rememberance, 1882-1945 by Joseph Alsop
    The Washington Monthly, January 1982, p. 58
  70. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    B.S.---The Bureaucratic Syndrome, by Byron L. Johnson and Robert Ewegen
    1. B.S.---The Bureaucratic Syndrome by Byron L. Johnson and Robert Ewegen
    The Washington Monthly, July 1982, p. 57
  71. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Planning a Tragedy, by Larry Berman
    1. Planning a Tragedy by Larry Berman
    The Washington Monthly, June 1982, p. 58
  72. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Voices of Protest, by Alan Brinkley
    1. Voices of Protest by Alan Brinkley
    The Washington Monthly, June 1982, pp. 60-62
  73. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Clare Boothe Luce, by Wilfrid Sheed
    1. Clare Boothe Luce by Wilfrid Sheed
    The Washington Monthly, March 1982, p. 57
  74. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    America in Search of Itself, by Theodore H. White
    1. America in Search of Itself by Theodore H. White
    The Washington Monthly, May 1982, p. 58
  75. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Years of Upheaval, by Henry Kissinger
    1. Years of Upheaval by Henry Kissinger
    The Washington Monthly, May 1982, p. 58
  76. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Taking Care of the Law, by Griffin B. Bell and Ronald J. Ostrow
    1. Taking Care of the Law by Griffin B. Bell and Ronald J. Ostrow
    The Washington Monthly, November 1982, p. 60
  77. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Marie, by Peter Maas
    1. Marie by Peter Maas
    The Washington Monthly, April 1983, p. 59
  78. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Eisenhower, Vol. II, by Stephen E. Ambrose
    1. Eisenhower, Vol. II by Stephen E. Ambrose
    The Washington Monthly, December 1983, p. 59
  79. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Finest Hour, by Martin Gilbert
    1. Finest Hour by Martin Gilbert
    The Washington Monthly, December 1983, p. 59
  80. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Lost Honor, by John W. Dean, III
    1. Lost Honor by John W. Dean, III
    The Washington Monthly, January 1983, p. 59
  81. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Distant Water, by William W. Warner
    1. Distant Water by William W. Warner
    The Washington Monthly, May 1983, p. 58
  82. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Press Watch, by David Shaw
    1. Press Watch by David Shaw
    The Washington Monthly, April 1984, p. 60
  83. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Dark Horse, by Steve Neal
    1. Dark Horse by Steve Neal
    The Washington Monthly, February 1984, p. 59
  84. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    First Lady from Plains, by Rosalynn Carter
    1. First Lady from Plains by Rosalynn Carter
    The Washington Monthly, July 1984, p. 54
  85. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Nightmare Years, 1930-1940, by William L. Shirer
    1. The Nightmare Years, 1930-1940 by William L. Shirer
    The Washington Monthly, July 1984, p. 59
  86. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Caveat, by Alexander M. Haig
    1. Caveat by Alexander M. Haig
    The Washington Monthly, June 1984, p. 58
  87. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Other Side of the Story, by Jody Powell
    1. The Other Side of the Story by Jody Powell
    The Washington Monthly, June 1984, p. 60
  88. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Decline of American Political Parties, 1952-1980, by Martin P. Wattenberg
    1. The Decline of American Political Parties, 1952-1980 by Martin P. Wattenberg
    The Washington Monthly, March 1984, p. 56
  89. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Children's Hospital, by Peggy Anderson
    1. Children's Hospital by Peggy Anderson
    The Washington Monthly, July 1985, p. 57
  90. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Trouble With America, by Michel Crozier
    1. The Trouble With America by Michel Crozier
    The Washington Monthly, May 1985, p. 60
  91. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Another War, Another Peace, by Ronald J. Glasser
    1. Another War, Another Peace by Ronald J. Glasser
    The Washington Monthly, May 1985, p. 60
  92. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    President Kennedy: Profile of Power, by Richard Reeves
    1. President Kennedy: Profile of Power by Richard Reeves
    The Washington Monthly, November 1993, p. 55
  93. The Prince and His Courtiers
    At the White House, the Kremlin, and the Reichschancellery
    The Washington Monthly, February 1989, pp. 38-41
  94. The Prince and His Courtiers: At the White House, the Kremlin, and the Reichschancellery
    Are we our master's keeper?
    The Washington Monthly, February 1973, pp. 30-39
  95. Putting Yourself on the Line
    Conservatives and liberals are becoming indistinguishable in their support of the state...
    The Washington Monthly, October 1974, pp. 19-28
  96. Putting Youself on the Line
    The Washington Monthly, February 1989, pp. 62-64
  97. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Ill-Advised: Presidential Health and Public Trust, by Robert H. Ferrell
    1. Ill-Advised: Presidential Health and Public Trust by Robert H. Ferrell
    The Washington Monthly, September 1992, p. 56
  98. Special Health Section
    A Revolutionary Answer to Medical Costs
    A way to extend the benefits of Medicaid and Medicare to everyone without driving the c...
    The Washington Monthly, October 1976, pp. 2-3
  99. The Right Priorities for the Nineties
    Let's not get hypnotized by the Persian Gulf: Let's start fighting the battles that rea...
    The Washington Monthly, January 1991, p. 13
  100. Senator Baker and the Bureau Chief: Why They're Wrong About Watergate
    Everyone wants to find out whether the President actually knew what his men were doing....
    The Washington Monthly, September 1973, pp. 22-24
  101. The Solution: A Rebirth of Patriotism
    America has become a nation of lobbies, where narrow interests have become more importa...
    The Washington Monthly, October 1978, pp. 37-38
  102. [+]
    The Summer that Saved the West (Review)
    Hard Bargain, by Robert Shogan
    1. Hard Bargain by Robert Shogan
    The Washington Monthly, April 1995, pp. 49-51
  103. Symposium: What Is To Be Done?
    The New Republic, May 20, 1991, p. 31
  104. Tiltin at Windmills
    You'll just love Timbuktu...Dumb intelligence...Cheaper chic...The decline of the A-cup
    The Washington Monthly, May 2005, pp. 4-7
  105. Tilting at Windmills
    A new column of comment and opinion.
    The Washington Monthly, May 1977, pp. 5-8
  106. Tilting at Windmills
    The Washington Monthly, March 1979, pp. 4-7
  107. Tilting at Windmills
    Whom the CIA should really protect... why the judge did it on TV... and other odds and ...
    The Washington Monthly, December 1981, pp. 8-13
  108. Tilting at Windmills
    The perils of Short Arm Inspection... stories we did and didn't run... And other odds a...
    The Washington Monthly, July 1981, pp. 6-12
  109. Tilting at Windmills
    What was worse than Janetgate... what the rich will do with tax-cut money... and other ...
    The Washington Monthly, June 1981, pp. 5-9
  110. Tilting at Windmills
    Why Democrats need religion... Why politicians will look good in the Eighties... and ot...
    The Washington Monthly, May 1981, pp. 6-12
  111. Tilting at Windmills
    The phantom freeway... The importance of being Winston... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, October 1981, pp. 6-9
  112. Tilting at Windmills
    Where to find the Buck Finns of today... how Reagan is subsidizing communism... and oth...
    The Washington Monthly, September 1981, pp. 8-13
  113. Tilting at Windmills
    Some good words for civil servants... Reagan's balletomanes... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, April 1982, pp. 6-11
  114. Tilting at Windmills
    Russell Baker's no-hitter.... trusts you can't trust.... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, December 1982, pp. 6-11
  115. Tilting at Windmills
    Struggling through on $500,000 a year... vacationing burglars... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, February 1982, pp. 4-7
  116. Tilting at Windmills
    Thieving cabbies... Harry the Hawk... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, January 1982, pp. 4-10
  117. Tilting at Windmills
    Ships that melt... Loveseats from Daddy... and other odds and ends
    The Washington Monthly, July 1982, pp. 5-13
  118. Tilting at Windmills
    Defending Ann Landers... The most cynical Cabinet member... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, June 1982, pp. 6-11
  119. Tilting at Windmills
    Embargoing Toyotas... Clipping Volcker's wings... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, March 1982, pp. 6-9
  120. Tilting at Windmills
    The Washington Monthly, May 1982, pp. 4-9
  121. Tilting at Windmills
    Charming Mrs. Cook... Small car snobbery... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, November 1982, pp. 4-9
  122. Tilting at Windmills
    Beating the rap... rapping the Post... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, October 1982, pp. 4-9
  123. Tilting at Windmills
    Oenophilia at the White House... Orthopedists on the stand... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, September 1982, pp. 6-12
  124. Tilting at Windmills
    A nun who knows massage... A Reaganite who can't write a letter... and other odds and e...
    The Washington Monthly, April 1983, pp. 6-11
  125. Tilting at Windmills
    Estee Lauder's gift to the Pentagon... up Cabin Creek without a paddle... and other odd...
    The Washington Monthly, December 1983, pp. 6-12
  126. Tilting at Windmills
    Japanese war crimes... good advice from the Joints Chiefs' chairman... and other odds a...
    The Washington Monthly, February 1983, pp. 6-12
  127. Tilting at Windmills
    The trouble with leg warmers... Trafficking bureaucrats... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, January 1983, pp. 6-11
  128. Tilting at Windmills
    The Navy's interior decorating... The mayor's ulterior motives... And other odds and en...
    The Washington Monthly, June 1983, pp. 6-10
  129. Tilting at Windmills
    The eulogized mobster... the dreaded Washington dinner party... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, March 1983, pp. 6-10
  130. Tilting at Windmills
    Scuba wars in New York... Rotarians in Grenada... and other odds and ends...
    The Washington Monthly, May 1983, pp. 4-7
  131. Tilting at Windmills
    The politician who couldn't remember names... the judge who wouldn't fix blame... and o...
    The Washington Monthly, November 1983, pp. 6-12
  132. Tilting at Windmills
    The crooked society lady... the lawyers in the limousine... and other odds and ends...
    The Washington Monthly, October 1983, pp. 4-9
  133. Tilting at Windmills
    Lessons from the Flash... warnings from the nurses... and other odds and ends...
    The Washington Monthly, September 1983, pp. 6-9
  134. Tilting at Windmills
    Goldilocks's sin... Mike Royko's good example... and other odds and ends...
    The Washington Monthly, April 1984, pp. 6-12
  135. Tilting at Windmills
    Cowards in the House of Representatives... the surgeon in the cafeteria... and other od...
    The Washington Monthly, December 1984, pp. 6-11
  136. Tilting at Windmills
    Reflections after 15 years... Rochester goes Japanese... and other odds and ends...
    The Washington Monthly, February 1984, pp. 6-11
  137. Tilting at Windmills
    The return of red-baiting... Bob Dylan's new cause... and other odds and ends...
    The Washington Monthly, January 1984, pp. 6-12
  138. Tilting at Windmills
    Greedy celebrities... looking for Luce... and other odds and ends...
    The Washington Monthly, July 1984, pp. 6-11
  139. Tilting at Windmills
    A California quiz... whispering at lunch time... and other odds and ends...
    The Washington Monthly, June 1984, pp. 6-11
  140. Tilting at Windmills
    The Samaritan landlord... tending the wigs on Broadway... Halberstam on McNamara...
    The Washington Monthly, March 1984, pp. 6-11
  141. Tilting at Windmills
    The lawyer who sued the hero... the return of Willy Loman... and other odds and ends...
    The Washington Monthly, May 1984, pp. 6-11
  142. Tilting at Windmills
    Getting a cab in Seattle.... the lonely Japanese worker.... and other odds and ends....
    The Washington Monthly, October 1984, pp. 6-11
  143. Tilting at Windmills
    The paseo in San Francisco.... the professor who took over the orphanage.... and other ...
    The Washington Monthly, September 1984, pp. 6-11
  144. Tilting at Windmills
    The British civil servant who revealed the truth... movies at the French embassy... sel...
    The Washington Monthly, April 1985, pp. 6-11
  145. Tilting at Windmills
    Umpires and the seniority scam.... Brynner and the Marlboro Man.... making it and ghett...
    The Washington Monthly, December 1985, pp. 6-11
  146. Tilting at Windmills
    Idi Amin's American friends... the war hero who did needlepoint... and other odds and e...
    The Washington Monthly, February 1985, pp. 6-10
  147. Tilting at Windmills
    The virtues of jock journalism... suing American Express... and other odds and ends....
    The Washington Monthly, January 1985, pp. 6-10
  148. Tilting at Windmills
    The Ivy League locks out Asians... Margaret Heckler goes to Paris... the left and the d...
    The Washington Monthly, July 1985, pp. 6-11
  149. Tilting at Windmills
    Rainmaking... maiden aunts... Amtrak... and other odds and ends.
    The Washington Monthly, June 1985, pp. 4-9
  150. Tilting at Windmills
    Fraudulent foundations... altruistic Eskimos... and other odds and ends....
    The Washington Monthly, March 1985, pp. 6-11
  151. Tilting at Windmills
    Greedy corporate kids... spies in our embassies... Bradlee's monopoly... and other odds...
    The Washington Monthly, May 1985, pp. 4-9
  152. Tilting at Windmills
    Kids and porn... salaries and senators... computers and chaos... and other odds and end...
    The Washington Monthly, November 1985, pp. 6-11
  153. Tilting at Windmills
    Greedy eye doctors... doggie health spas... phony FAA tests... and other odds and ends....
    The Washington Monthly, October 1985, pp. 6-12
  154. Tilting at Windmills
    Life at the World Bank... Jackie Presser's deal... Finnish stools... and other odds and...
    The Washington Monthly, September 1985, pp. 6-11
  155. Tilting at Windmills
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