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    Issues of the 1970s = 9 Years, 77 Issues, 1,558 Articles
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                                      Issues of 1987 = 12 Issues, 303 Articles
                                      1. [+]
                                        January 1987 Issue = 24 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 8
                                        2. Correspondence, p. 9
                                        3. Editorials/Reagan is Not Reagan/Violence in the Sheets by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 10
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/Mealy Mouths by Tom Bethell, pp. 11-13
                                        5. What Next for the Conservative Movement? by Tim W. Ferguson, pp. 14-15
                                        6. The Drift of German Politics by Franz M. Oppenheimer, pp. 16-17
                                        7. Life in Liberated Vietnam by Arch Puddington, pp. 18-20
                                        8. The Great Acid Rain Debate by Dixy Lee Ray, pp. 21-25
                                        9. The Nation's Pulse/Republicans Are Stupid by Fred Barnes, pp. 26-27
                                        10. Presswatch/Heroes and Objects by Michael Ledeen, p. 28
                                        11. European Document/AIDS by Christopher Monckton, pp. 29-32
                                        12. [+]
                                          The Talkies/Past and Present by Bruce Bawer, pp. 33-34 - 3 Reviews
                                          1. Something Wild (1986 Film) by Jonathan Demme
                                          2. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986 Film) by Francis Ford Coppola
                                          3. Caravaggio (1986 Film) by Derek Jarman
                                        13. Among the Intellectualoids/Atwood At Work by Richard T. Marin, pp. 35-36
                                        14. The Great American Saloon Series/The Wheel Generation by Joe Mysak, pp. 37-38
                                        15. [+]
                                          Review Pat Nixon, by Julie Nixon Eisenhower by Thomas Mallon, p. 39 - 1 Review
                                          1. Pat Nixon by Julie Nixon Eisenhower
                                        16. [+]
                                          Review The Gentleman From Maryland, by Robert E. Bauman by Aram Bakshian, Jr., p. 40 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Gentleman From Maryland by Robert E. Bauman
                                        17. [+]
                                          Review The Media Elite, by S. Robert Lichter, Stanley... by Michael A. Scully, pp. 41-42 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Media Elite by S. Robert Lichter, Stanley Rothman, and Linda S. Lichter, ...
                                        18. [+]
                                          Review Paradise Postponed, by John Mortimer by Reid Buckley, pp. 43-44 - 1 Review
                                          1. Paradise Postponed by John Mortimer
                                        19. [+]
                                          Review A Summons to Memphis, by Peter Taylor by George Sim Johnston, p. 45 - 1 Review
                                          1. A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor
                                        20. [+]
                                          Review Life and Fate, by Vasily Grossman by Anita Susan Grossman, p. 46 - 1 Review
                                          1. Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman
                                        21. [+]
                                          Review VN: The Life and Art of Vladimir Nabokov, by A... by Charles Nicol, pp. 47-50 - 1 Review
                                          1. VN: The Life and Art of Vladimir Nabokov by Andrew Field
                                        22. The Washington Spectator by George Jean Nathan, pp. 51-52
                                        23. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 53-56
                                        24. Cover Drawing by Elliott Banfield
                                      2. [+]
                                        February 1987 Issue = 21 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 8
                                        2. Correspondence, pp. 9-11
                                        3. Editorials/Enter Old Blunderbuss/Contra Balls by R. Emmett Tyrrell, JR., p. 12
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/Bon Mots by Tom Bethell, pp. 13-15
                                        5. Free to Libel by Benjamin J. Stein, pp. 16-17
                                        6. Homeless People, Peopleless Homes by William Tucker, pp. 18-21
                                        7. The Anticapitalist Conspiracy by Edmund Morris, pp. 22-23
                                        8. America's Neo-Whigs by Maurice Cranston, pp. 24-29
                                        9. Presswatch/Getting It Straight by Michael Ledeen, p. 30
                                        10. The Public Policy/Go Navy by Thomas Donatelli, pp. 31-32
                                        11. [+]
                                          The Talkies/Life With Father by Bruce Bawer, pp. 33-35 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Mosquito Coast (1986 Film) by Peter Weir
                                        12. Politique Internationale/Travails With Arnaud by Taki, pp. 36-37
                                        13. [+]
                                          Review The Cycles of American History, by Arthur M. S... by Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr., p. 38 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Cycles of American History by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
                                        14. [+]
                                          2 Reviews Why We Lost the ERA, by Jane J. Mansbridge by Fred Barnes, p. 39 - 2 Reviews
                                          1. Why We Lost the ERA by Jane J. Mansbridge
                                          2. Why ERA Failed by Mary Frances Berry
                                        15. [+]
                                          Review Cities on a Hill, by Frances FitzGerald by William Schambra, pp. 40-41 - 1 Review
                                          1. Cities on a Hill by Frances FitzGerald
                                        16. [+]
                                          Review Hard Right: The Rise of Jesse Helms, by Ernest... by Gordon Jackson, p. 42 - 1 Review
                                          1. Hard Right: The Rise of Jesse Helms by Ernest B. Ferguson
                                        17. [+]
                                          Review How NATO Weakens the West, by Melvyn B. Krauss by Steven C. Munson, pp. 43-44 - 1 Review
                                          1. How NATO Weakens the West by Melvyn B. Krauss
                                        18. [+]
                                          Review The Oxford Book of British Political Anecdotes... by Herb Greer, p. 45 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Oxford Book of British Political Anecdotes by Paul Johnson
                                        19. [+]
                                          Review The Undying Flame, by Ellen Garwood by Reid Buckley, pp. 46-48 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Undying Flame by Ellen Garwood
                                        20. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 49-52
                                        21. Cover Drawing by Elliott Banfield
                                      3. [+]
                                        March 1987 Issue = 26 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 8
                                        2. Correspondence, p. 9
                                        3. Editorials/Conservative Cooglers/The Diver by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 10
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/Shephards in the Locality by Tom Bethell, pp. 11-13
                                        5. Kemp on the Defensive by Gordon Jackson, pp. 14-16
                                        6. Eurofears after Reyjavik by Carnes Lord, pp. 17-18
                                        7. Deer Hunting in America by Dave Shiflett, pp. 19-21
                                        8. Ted Turner's Cable Scam by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 22-25
                                        9. The Nation's Pulse/Howard Beach Bums by William Tucker, pp. 26-27
                                        10. Eminentoes/Hunthausen Humbled by Tory Stempf, pp. 28-29
                                        11. Presswatch/Crashing Boars by Michael Ledeen, pp. 30-31
                                        12. Among the Educationaloids/Robin Hood on Campus by Chester E. Finn, Jr., p. 32
                                        13. [+]
                                          The Talkies/Poltroon by Bruce Bawer, pp. 33-35 - 1 Review
                                          1. Platoon (1986 Film) by Oliver Stone
                                        14. Spectator's Journal/Agents of Deception by Rael Jean Isaac, pp. 36-37
                                        15. The Hoosier Pulse/Hooping It Up by Kent Owen, pp. 38-39
                                        16. [+]
                                          Review First Things, by Hadley Arkes by Terry Eastland, p. 40 - 1 Review
                                          1. First Things by Hadley Arkes
                                        17. [+]
                                          Review Evangelicalism: The Coming Generation, by Jame... by Herbert Schlossberg, pp. 41-42 - 1 Review
                                          1. Evangelicalism: The Coming Generation by James Davison Hunter
                                        18. [+]
                                          Review Running Critical, by Patrick Tyler by Mary C.N. McConnell, p. 43 - 1 Review
                                          1. Running Critical by Patrick Tyler
                                        19. [+]
                                          Review Secrecy and Power, by Richard Gid Powers by Harvey Klehr, pp. 44-45 - 1 Review
                                          1. Secrecy and Power by Richard Gid Powers
                                        20. [+]
                                          Review Arab and Jew, by David K. Shipler by Micah Morrison, p. 46 - 1 Review
                                          1. Arab and Jew by David K. Shipler
                                        21. [+]
                                          Review The Story of English, by Robert McCrum, Robert... by Stephen Miller, p. 47 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Story of English by Robert McCrum, Robert MacNeil, and William Cran
                                        22. [+]
                                          Review Falling Towards England, by Clive James by H.W. Crocker III, p. 48 - 1 Review
                                          1. Falling Towards England by Clive James
                                        23. [+]
                                          Review His Way, by Kitty Kelley by Terry Teachout, pp. 49-50 - 1 Review
                                          1. His Way by Kitty Kelley
                                        24. The Great American Saloon Series/Belly Art by Richard Brookhiser, pp. 51-52
                                        25. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 53-56
                                        26. Cover drawing by David G. Klein
                                      4. [+]
                                        April 1987 Issue = 25 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 8
                                        2. Correspondence, p. 9
                                        3. Editorials/Vaporizers/My Pal Churkin by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 10
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/Festive Foolery by Tom Bethell, pp. 11-13
                                        5. What the Hell Is Going On?: Reagan, Iran, and the Presidency by Aaron Wildavsky and James David Barber, pp. 14-18
                                        6. Chernobyl Anniversary Time by Jonathan Cohen, pp. 19-20
                                        7. The Declaration of Independence and the Right to Life by Lewis E. Lehrman, pp. 21-23
                                        8. Spectator's Journal/Latvia's Chautauqua Circuit by Ojars Kalnins, pp. 24-25
                                        9. The Nation's Pulse/Lichter and the Liberals by Tim W. Ferguson, pp. 26-27
                                        10. Eminentoes/House Porker by David Brooks, pp. 28-29
                                        11. European Document/More History by Amity Shlaes, pp. 30-31
                                        12. Presswatch/A Selective Bunch by Michael Ledeen, pp. 32-33
                                        13. [+]
                                          The Talkies/Thespians and Specimens by Bruce Bawer, pp. 34-35 - 2 Reviews
                                          1. Outrageous Fortune (1987 Film) by Arthur Hiller
                                          2. Sherman's March (1986 Film) by Ross McElwee
                                        14. The Conservative Pulse/Through a Glass Rightly by Kent Owen, pp. 36-37
                                        15. [+]
                                          Review The Harvest of Sorrow, by Robert Conquest by Robert D. Kaplan, pp. 38-39 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Harvest of Sorrow by Robert Conquest
                                        16. [+]
                                          Review City of Nets, by Otto Friedrich by Mark Falcoff, pp. 40-41 - 1 Review
                                          1. City of Nets by Otto Friedrich
                                        17. [+]
                                          Review Reagan's America: Innocents at Home, by Garry ... by Fred Barnes, p. 42 - 1 Review
                                          1. Reagan's America: Innocents at Home by Garry Wills
                                        18. [+]
                                          Review Defending Democracy, by Jim Courter by Gordon Jackson, p. 43 - 1 Review
                                          1. Defending Democracy by Jim Courter
                                        19. [+]
                                          Review After the Nightmare, by Liang Heng and Judith ... by Susan Ruel, pp. 44-45 - 1 Review
                                          1. After the Nightmare by Liang Heng and Judith Shapiro
                                        20. [+]
                                          Review Dare to Believe, by Jean M. Cardinal Lustiger by Franz M. Oppenheimer, p. 46 - 1 Review
                                          1. Dare to Believe by Jean M. Cardinal Lustiger
                                        21. [+]
                                          Review Skeptical Engagements, by Frederick Crews by George Sim Johnston, pp. 47-48 - 1 Review
                                          1. Skeptical Engagements by Frederick Crews
                                        22. [+]
                                          Review The Middle Generation, by Bruce Bawer by Jacob Weisberg, p. 49 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Middle Generation by Bruce Bawer
                                        23. The Chicago Spectator/Black Roots by Andrew Ferguson, pp. 50-53
                                        24. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 54-56
                                        25. Cover drawing by David G. Klein
                                      5. [+]
                                        May 1987 Issue = 26 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 8
                                        2. Correspondence, p. 9
                                        3. Editorials/Spirits of Enterprise/Along Goose Creek by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 10
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/A Stroll with Sidney Hook by Tom Bethell, pp. 11-13
                                        5. Politics by Independent Counsel by Jeremy Rabkin, pp. 14-15
                                        6. The Real Amerika by Benjamin J. Stein, pp. 16-17
                                        7. The Real Bulgaria by Arch Puddington, pp. 18-20
                                        8. The Nuclear Test Ban Hoax by Rael Jean Isaac, pp. 21-26
                                        9. The Nation's Pulse/Washington Rules by Fred Barnes, pp. 27-28
                                        10. The Public Policy/The Democrats' Dilemma by Mark Falcoff, pp. 29-30
                                        11. Presswatch/The Shame of It by Michael Ledeen, pp. 31-32
                                        12. Among the Constitutionaloids/Party Poopers by Terry Eastland, pp. 33-35
                                        13. [+]
                                          The Talkies/Sentimental Journeys by Bruce Bawer, pp. 36-37 - 2 Reviews
                                          1. My Sweet Little Village (1987 Film) by Jiri Menzel
                                          2. Radio Days (1987 Film) by Woody Allen
                                        14. The Great American Saloon Series/Bobby Short's Cafe Carlyle by Richard Brookhiser, p. 38
                                        15. Spectator's Journal/The Seychelles Test by Micah Morrison, p. 39
                                        16. [+]
                                          Review Look Homeward, by David Herbert Donald by Bruce Bawer, pp. 40-41 - 1 Review
                                          1. Look Homeward by David Herbert Donald
                                        17. [+]
                                          Review Understanding Toscanini, by Joseph Horowitz by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 42 - 1 Review
                                          1. Understanding Toscanini by Joseph Horowitz
                                        18. [+]
                                          Review Will It Liberate?, by Michael Novak by John R. Dunlap, pp. 43-44 - 1 Review
                                          1. Will It Liberate? by Michael Novak
                                        19. [+]
                                          Review Selling Culture, by Debora Silverman by Aram Bakshian, Jr., p. 45 - 1 Review
                                          1. Selling Culture by Debora Silverman
                                        20. [+]
                                          Review Lessons: An Autobiography, by An Wang and Euge... by Michael A. Scully, p. 46 - 1 Review
                                          1. Lessons: An Autobiography by An Wang and Eugene Linden
                                        21. [+]
                                          Review Winston S. Churchill, Vol. VII, by Martin Gilbert by Spencer Warren, pp. 47-48 - 1 Review
                                          1. Winston S. Churchill, Vol. VII by Martin Gilbert
                                        22. [+]
                                          Review Mexico: Chaos on Our Doorstep, by Sol Sanders by Herb Greer, pp. 49-50 - 1 Review
                                          1. Mexico: Chaos on Our Doorstep by Sol Sanders
                                        23. [+]
                                          Review Einstein's Monsters, by Martin Amis by Richard T. Marin, pp. 51-55 - 1 Review
                                          1. Einstein's Monsters by Martin Amis
                                        24. The Washington Spectator by Andrew Ferguson, pp. 56-57
                                        25. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 58-60
                                        26. Cover drawing by David Suter
                                      6. [+]
                                        June 1987 Issue = 22 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 8
                                        2. Correspondence, p. 9
                                        3. Editorials/The Solitary Hart/Safe Sex in Moscow by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 10
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/Old Debates, New Twists by Tom Bethell, pp. 11-13
                                        5. The Truth About Takeovers by Irwin M. Stelzer, pp. 14-15
                                        6. People for the Televised Way by Crocker Coulson, pp. 16-18
                                        7. Pollard and Demjanjuk in the Jewish Mind by Micah Morrison, pp. 19-21
                                        8. The Future of Foreign Policy by Michael Ledeen, pp. 22-26
                                        9. The Nation's Pulse/What Oil Crisis? by Richard J. Myers, pp. 27-28
                                        10. Eminentoes/Sam Missile by Fred Barnes, pp. 29-30
                                        11. [+]
                                          The Talkies/Raising Coen by Bruce Bawer, p. 31 - 2 Reviews
                                          1. Raising Arizona (1987 Film) by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
                                          2. Blood Simple (1984 Film) by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
                                        12. The Public Policy/Competitive Urges by John A. Barnes, pp. 32-34
                                        13. The Great American Saloon Series/Harry's on Hanover Square by Joe Mysak, p. 35
                                        14. [+]
                                          Review Out of Step, by Sidney Hook by William McGurn, pp. 36-38 - 1 Review
                                          1. Out of Step by Sidney Hook
                                        15. [+]
                                          Review The Third Generation, by Benjamin Hart by Richard E. Burr, pp. 39-40 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Third Generation by Benjamin Hart
                                        16. [+]
                                          Review From This Moment On, by Jeffrey Hart by Terry Teachout, p. 41 - 1 Review
                                          1. From This Moment On by Jeffrey Hart
                                        17. [+]
                                          Review Fidel: A Critical Portrait, by Tad Szulc by Steven C. Munson, pp. 42-44 - 1 Review
                                          1. Fidel: A Critical Portrait by Tad Szulc
                                        18. [+]
                                          Review Best Intentions, by Robert Sam Anson by David Brooks, p. 45 - 1 Review
                                          1. Best Intentions by Robert Sam Anson
                                        19. [+]
                                          Review The Red President, by Martin L. Gross by John R. Dunlap, pp. 46-49 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Red President by Martin L. Gross
                                        20. The Hoosier Spectator/A State on the Brink by Kent Owen, pp. 50-51
                                        21. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 52-56
                                        22. Cover drawing by John Springs
                                      7. [+]
                                        July 1987 Issue = 24 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 6
                                        2. Correspondence, p. 7
                                        3. Editorials/William J. Casey, RIP/Maggie Will Win by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 8
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/Chumps and Charleys by Tom Bethell, pp. 9-12
                                        5. Constitutional Contras by Jeremy Rabkin, pp. 13-14
                                        6. When Ivan Comes Marching Home by Bohdan Nahaylo, pp. 15-17
                                        7. The Khmer Rouge File by Arch Puddington, pp. 18-20
                                        8. Star Wars and the Military by Malcolm Wallop, pp. 21-23
                                        9. Eminentoes/Russell Baker's Gentle Reign by Howard Kaplan, pp. 24-26
                                        10. Presswatch/Exposing a Disaster by Michael Ledeen, pp. 27-28
                                        11. American Document/Right Anger by Jim Courter, p. 29
                                        12. The Nation's Pulse/Outlaw Porn by Ernest van den Haag, pp. 30-32
                                        13. On Stage/Dangerous Liasons by Bruce Bawer, pp. 33-34
                                        14. European Document/Secrets of the Warsaw Pact by William McGurn, p. 35
                                        15. [+]
                                          Review How I Grew, by Mary McCarthy by Donna Rifkind, pp. 36-37 - 1 Review
                                          1. How I Grew by Mary McCarthy
                                        16. [+]
                                          Review Crisis and Leviathan, by Robert Higgs by William Schambra, pp. 38-39 - 1 Review
                                          1. Crisis and Leviathan by Robert Higgs
                                        17. [+]
                                          Review National Geographic, by Howard S. Abramson by Herbert Schlossberg, p. 40 - 1 Review
                                          1. National Geographic by Howard S. Abramson
                                        18. [+]
                                          Review The Enigma of Arrival, by V.S. Naipaul by Aram Bakshian, Jr., p. 41 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Enigma of Arrival by V.S. Naipaul
                                        19. [+]
                                          Review Cause at Heart, by Junius Irving Scales, Richa... by Harvey Klehr, p. 42 - 1 Review
                                          1. Cause at Heart by Junius Irving Scales, Richard Nickson, and Telford Taylor, ...
                                        20. [+]
                                          Review Berlin Diaries, 1940-1945, by Marie Vassiltchi... by Franz M. Oppenheimer, pp. 43-44 - 1 Review
                                          1. Berlin Diaries, 1940-1945 by Marie Vassiltchikov and George Vassiltchikov
                                        21. [+]
                                          Review Manhattan '45, by Jan Morris by Richard Brookhiser, pp. 45-48 - 1 Review
                                          1. Manhattan '45 by Jan Morris
                                        22. The Golden Gate Spectator/A Bridge Too Far by Andrew Ferguson, pp. 49-50
                                        23. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 51-52
                                        24. Cover Drawing by Elliott Banfield
                                      8. [+]
                                        August 1987 Issue = 24 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 6
                                        2. Correspondence, pp. 7-9
                                        3. Editorials/The Shadows of War/Testing AIDS Patience by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 10
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/Conservative Bird, Liberal Bush by Tom Bethell, pp. 11-13
                                        5. The Closing of Allan Bloom's Mind by Charles R. Kesler, pp. 14-17
                                        6. Democrat Foreign Policy Scandals by David Brock, pp. 18-20
                                        7. The Fiber Optic Revolution by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 21-22
                                        8. The Playing Fields of Terrorism by Matthew Stevenson, pp. 23-26
                                        9. The Nation's Pulse/Plagues and the Common Life by Dave Shiflett, pp. 27-31
                                        10. Presswatch/Top Secrets by Michael Ledeen, pp. 32-33
                                        11. Among the Intellectualoids/Ladies' Night by David Evanier, p. 34
                                        12. Spectator's Journal/Holy Macau by William McGurn, p. 35
                                        13. [+]
                                          The Talkies/Tough Guys by Bruce Bawer, pp. 36-38 - 3 Reviews
                                          1. The Untouchables (1987 Film) by Brian De Palma
                                          2. River's Edge (1986 Film) by Tim Hunter
                                          3. Prick Up Your Ears (1987 Film) by Stephen Frears
                                        14. [+]
                                          Review Everything to Gain, by Jimmy Carter and Rosaly... by P.J. O'Rourke, pp. 39-41 - 1 Review
                                          1. Everything to Gain by Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter
                                        15. [+]
                                          Review A History of the Jews, by Paul M. Johnson by Joseph Shattan, p. 42 - 1 Review
                                          1. A History of the Jews by Paul M. Johnson
                                        16. [+]
                                          Review Behind the Front Page, by David S. Broder by Stephen Chapman, p. 43 - 1 Review
                                          1. Behind the Front Page by David S. Broder
                                        17. [+]
                                          Review Armed Truce, by Hugh Thomas by Robert H. Ferrell, pp. 44-45 - 1 Review
                                          1. Armed Truce by Hugh Thomas
                                        18. [+]
                                          Review Racing Through Paradise, by William F. Buckley by Geoffrey Norman, p. 46 - 1 Review
                                          1. Racing Through Paradise by William F. Buckley
                                        19. [+]
                                          Review Don't Blame the Indians, by Ted Williams by Reid Buckley, p. 47 - 1 Review
                                          1. Don't Blame the Indians by Ted Williams
                                        20. [+]
                                          Review The Renewal of Literature, by Richard Poirier by Jennifer Howard, pp. 48-49 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Renewal of Literature by Richard Poirier
                                        21. [+]
                                          Review Mother Angelica's Answers, Not Promises, by Mo... by Terry Teachout, pp. 50-51 - 1 Review
                                          1. Mother Angelica's Answers, Not Promises by Mother M. Angelica and Christine Allison
                                        22. The Washington Spectator/New Talent by Andrew Ferguson, pp. 52-53
                                        23. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 54-56
                                        24. Cover Drawing by Elliott Banfield
                                      9. [+]
                                        September 1987 Issue = 31 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 8
                                        2. Correspondence, p. 9
                                        3. Editorials/Napoleon and Reagan/Howdy Doody and Ollie by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 10
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/In the Castro by Tom Bethell, pp. 11-13
                                        5. Ollie North and the Fools on the Hill by Brit Hume, pp. 14-16
                                        6. The Coming Conservative Crack-Up by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 17
                                        7.  ---  by Tom Bethell, p. 18
                                        8.  ---  by Richard Brookhiser, p. 18
                                        9.  ---  by Victor Gold, p. 19
                                        10.  ---  by Daniel Henninger, p. 19
                                        11.  ---  by Lewis E. Lehrman, p. 19
                                        12.  ---  by Joseph Sobran, p. 19
                                        13. Can Buy Me Love: The Mooning of Conservative Washington by Andrew Ferguson, pp. 20-23
                                        14. It's Aesthetic When You Win by David Evanier, pp. 24-26
                                        15. The Nation's Pulse/Nine for Baseball by Victor Gold, pp. 27-28
                                        16. Special Correspondence/Bush-Bashing by Aram Bakshian, Jr., p. 29
                                        17. Presswatch/Spikes and Inouyendoes by Michael Ledeen, pp. 30-31
                                        18. Eminentoes/Jude the Semi-Obscure by Dave Shiflett, pp. 32-34
                                        19. Among the Intellectualoids/Maharishi's Crash Landing by William Mueller, pp. 35-36
                                        20. [+]
                                          The Talkies/Summer Fare by Bruce Bawer, pp. 37-38 - 4 Reviews
                                          1. The Squeeze (1987 Film) by Roger Young
                                          2. Spaceballs (1987 Film) by Mel Brooks
                                          3. Innerspace (1987 Film) by Joe Dante
                                          4. Roxanne (1987 Film) by Fred Schepisi
                                        21. [+]
                                          America in the Looking Glass by Maurice Cranston, pp. 39-41 - 7 Reviews
                                          1. Watching Television by Todd Gitlin
                                          2. Talking Tombstones and Other Tales of the Media Age by Gary Gumpert
                                          3. Visions and Nightmares by Robert Lekachman
                                          4. The Next Left by Michael Harrington
                                          5. Manhattan '45 by Jan Morris
                                          6. The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
                                          7. College by Ernest L. Boyer
                                        22. [+]
                                          Review Raising Kids in an X-Rated Society, by Tipper ... by Fred Barnes, p. 42 - 1 Review
                                          1. Raising Kids in an X-Rated Society by Tipper Gore
                                        23. [+]
                                          Review More Die of Heartbreak, by Saul Bellow by Richard Brookhiser, p. 43 - 1 Review
                                          1. More Die of Heartbreak by Saul Bellow
                                        24. [+]
                                          Review A Conflict of Visions, by Thomas Sowell by Herbert Schlossberg, p. 44 - 1 Review
                                          1. A Conflict of Visions by Thomas Sowell
                                        25. [+]
                                          Review Republican Party Reptile, by P.J. O'Rourke by Jack Shafer, pp. 45-46 - 1 Review
                                          1. Republican Party Reptile by P.J. O'Rourke
                                        26. [+]
                                          Review T.E. Lawrence: A Biography, by Michael Yardley by H.W. Crocker III, p. 47 - 1 Review
                                          1. T.E. Lawrence: A Biography by Michael Yardley
                                        27. [+]
                                          Review Submarine Warfare, by John Evelyn Moore and Ri... by John Train, pp. 48-49 - 1 Review
                                          1. Submarine Warfare by John Evelyn Moore and Richard Compton-Hall
                                        28. [+]
                                          Review Benjamin Disraeli Letters: 1838-1841, by M.G. ... by Franz M. Oppenheimer, p. 50 - 1 Review
                                          1. Benjamin Disraeli Letters: 1838-1841 by M.G. Wiebe, J.B. Conacher, John Matthews, and Mary S. Millar, ...
                                        29. The Coming Conservative Crack-Up by Ernest van den Haag, pp. 51-53
                                        30. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 54-56
                                        31. Cover Drawing by Elliott Banfield
                                      10. [+]
                                        October 1987 Issue = 27 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 10
                                        2. Correspondence, pp. 11-13
                                        3. Editorials/Is It Liberal Convergence?/Conservatives, Take Heart by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 14
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/I'm Back by Tom Bethell, pp. 15-17
                                        5. Senator Jello by Fred Barnes, pp. 18-19
                                        6. Arthur Liman's Past by Dennis Teti, p. 20
                                        7. Cruising for a Bruising: The U.S. in the Gulf by Elie Kedourie, pp. 21-22
                                        8. The Pro-Life Movement in Disarray by Charlotte Low, pp. 23-26
                                        9. Don't Bank on the World Bank by Franz M. Oppenheimer, pp. 27-30
                                        10. Spectator's Journal/Central America's Hidden Refugees by Richard E. Burr, pp. 31-32
                                        11. Among the Educationaloids/A New Age Lobby Unrepentant by Chester E. Finn, Jr., pp. 33-34
                                        12. Presswatch/Hot Times on the Potomac by Michael Ledeen, pp. 35-37
                                        13. The Public Policy/Shall We Register Youth? by Doug Bandow, pp. 38-39
                                        14. [+]
                                          The Talkies/Kubrick Goes to War by Bruce Bawer, pp. 40-41 - 1 Review
                                          1. Full Metal Jacket (1987 Film) by Stanley Kubrick
                                        15. Among the Intellectualoids/Romancing the Self: Ayn Rand-Kent Owen, pp. 42-43
                                        16. [+]
                                          Review Katharine the Great, by Deborah Davis by Dave Shiflett, pp. 44-45 - 1 Review
                                          1. Katharine the Great by Deborah Davis
                                        17. [+]
                                          Review Nixon: The Education of a Politician, 1913-196... by Alonzo L. Hamby, pp. 46-47 - 1 Review
                                          1. Nixon: The Education of a Politician, 1913-1962 by Stephen E. Ambrose
                                        18. [+]
                                          Review Out of Egypt, by Ihab Habib Hassan by Mark Falcoff, p. 48 - 1 Review
                                          1. Out of Egypt by Ihab Habib Hassan
                                        19. [+]
                                          Review The UN: In or Out?, by Ernest van den Haag and... by John R. Dunlap, pp. 49-50 - 1 Review
                                          1. The UN: In or Out? by Ernest van den Haag and John P. Conrad
                                        20. [+]
                                          Review In Search of Melancholy Baby, by Vassily Aksyonov by Stephen Chapman, p. 51 - 1 Review
                                          1. In Search of Melancholy Baby by Vassily Aksyonov
                                        21. [+]
                                          Review Talking About God Is Dangerous, by Tatiana Gor... by Herbert Schlossberg, pp. 52-53 - 1 Review
                                          1. Talking About God Is Dangerous by Tatiana Goricheva
                                        22. [+]
                                          Review Storm Over Biology, by Bernard Davis by Rael Jean Isaac, pp. 54-55 - 1 Review
                                          1. Storm Over Biology by Bernard Davis
                                        23. [+]
                                          Review The Waning of Humaneness, by Konrad Lorenz and... by Aram Bakshian, Jr., p. 56 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Waning of Humaneness by Konrad Lorenz and Robert Warren Kickert
                                        24. [+]
                                          Review My Life in Pictures, by Malcolm Muggeridge and... by Joe Mysak, pp. 57-59 - 1 Review
                                          1. My Life in Pictures by Malcolm Muggeridge and Maria D. Guarnaschelli, ...
                                        25. The New York Spectator/Monstrous Manners by William Irvine, pp. 60-61
                                        26. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 62-64
                                        27. Cover drawing by Philip Burke
                                      11. [+]
                                        November 1987 Issue = 25 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 8
                                        2. Correspondence, p. 9
                                        3. Editorials/Bork, Now More Than Every/Marxist Hashish Handlers by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 10
                                        4. Capitol Ideas/Humanists and Heretics by Tom Bethell, pp. 11-13
                                        5. Sadat's Gift by Micah Morrison, pp. 14-15
                                        6. Cory's Land Grab by Claudia Rosett, pp. 16-18
                                        7. The Stinger Finds a Home by Marin Strmecki, pp. 19-20
                                        8. Glasnost Comes to America by Bohdan Nahaylo, pp. 21-23
                                        9. Spectator's Journal/Remembering Bayard Rustin by Midge Decter, pp. 24-25
                                        10. The Public Policy/Secrets of the Airline Crisis by Anne Applebaum, pp. 26-27
                                        11. The Nation's Pulse/The Iowa Hustings Now by William Mueller, pp. 28-30
                                        12. Presswatch/Distortions, Omissions, Lies by Michael Ledeen, pp. 31-32
                                        13. Eminentoes/The Du Pont Revolution by Gordon Jackson, pp. 33-34
                                        14. The Great American Saloon Series/A Redneck Inn by Dave Shiflett, p. 35
                                        15. [+]
                                          The Talkies/Thrillers by Bruce Bawer, pp. 36-37 - 2 Reviews
                                          1. The Big Easy (1987 Film) by Jim McBride
                                          2. No Way Out (1987 Film) by Roger Donaldson
                                        16. [+]
                                          Review Sartre: A Life, by Annie Cohen-Solal by Crocker Coulson, pp. 38-40 - 1 Review
                                          1. Sartre: A Life by Annie Cohen-Solal
                                        17. [+]
                                          Review Curse of the Giant Muffins, by Michael Kinsley by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 41 - 1 Review
                                          1. Curse of the Giant Muffins by Michael Kinsley
                                        18. [+]
                                          Review Looking Forward, by George Bush and Victor Gold by Victor Gold, p. 42 - 1 Review
                                          1. Looking Forward by George Bush and Victor Gold
                                        19. [+]
                                          Review The Jesuits, by Malachi Martin by John R. Dunlap, p. 43 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Jesuits by Malachi Martin
                                        20. [+]
                                          Review The Songlines, by Bruce Chatwin by Jennifer Howard, pp. 44-45 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin
                                        21. [+]
                                          2 Reviews Thinking Like a Communist, by Tony Smith by Joseph Sobran, p. 46 - 2 Reviews
                                          1. Thinking Like a Communist by Tony Smith
                                          2. My Dear Alex by Dinesh D'Souza and Gregory Fossedal
                                        22. [+]
                                          Review Domestic Affairs, by Joyce Maynard by Fred Barnes, pp. 47-49 - 1 Review
                                          1. Domestic Affairs by Joyce Maynard
                                        23. The Washington Spectator by Andrew Ferguson, pp. 50-51
                                        24. Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 52-56
                                        25. Cover Drawing by Elliott Banfield
                                      12. [+]
                                        December 1987 Issue = 28 Articles
                                        1. The Continuing Crisis, p. 8
                                        2. Correspondence, p. 9
                                        3. Editorials/Cheers!/Woodward Unveiled/A Grand Lady by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., p. 10
                                        4. Captiol Ideas/I Hate to Spoil the Party by Tom Bethell, pp. 11-13
                                        5. The Great Relearning by Tom Wolfe, pp. 14-15
                                        6. The Message of the Microcosm by George Gilder, pp. 16-20
                                        7. Astonishing Moments, pp. 21-26
                                        8. America in the Year 2007 by Neil Howe, pp. 27-31
                                        9. Let's Be Honest About Vietnam by Mark Falcoff, pp. 32-35
                                        10. An Anti-War Memoir by Jonathan Cohen, pp. 36-40
                                        11. Books for Christmas: An American Spectator tradition continues, pp. 41-49
                                        12. The Third World/Doomed by P.J. O'Rourke, pp. 50-51
                                        13. The Automobile/The Love Affair Continues by Brock Yates, pp. 52-53
                                        14. The Personal Computer/Hack Away by Brit Hume, pp. 54-59
                                        15. The Press/Our Oldest Profession by Philip Terzian, pp. 60-61
                                        16. Mikhail Gorbachev/A Lonely Visionary by Vladimir Bukovsky, pp. 62-63
                                        17. Washington/A World Apart by Fred Barnes, pp. 64-65
                                        18. The Supreme Court/The Worst Is Over by Jeremy Rabkin, pp. 66-68
                                        19. Poetry/Another Victim of Creative Writing by Bruce Bawer, pp. 69-71
                                        20. Terrorism/A New Sense of Professionalism by Michael Ledeen, pp. 72-73
                                        21. The Sexes/The Endless Chase by Joe Mysak, pp. 74-75
                                        22. Television/I'd Rather Not by Terry Teachout, p. 76
                                        23. 2007/The Year in Review by Joseph Sobran, pp. 77-79
                                        24. Baby Boom Influences, pp. 80-86
                                        25. [+]
                                          Mencken's Letters by William H. Nolte, pp. 87-93 - 3 Reviews
                                          1. The Dreiser-Mencken Letters by Theodore Dreiser, H.L Mencken, and Thomas Riggio, ...
                                          2. Mencken and Sara: A Life in Letters by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers, H.L. Mencken, and Sara Haardt, ...
                                          3. Ich Kuss Die Hand by H.L. Mencken and Peter W. Dowell
                                        26. I Remember Bloomington, pp. 94-101
                                        27. Twenty Years of Current Wisdom by Assorted Jackasses, pp. 102-112
                                        28. Cover Drawing by Elliott Banfield
                                    2. [+]
                                      Issues of 1988 = 12 Issues, 285 Articles
                                      1. [+]
                                        Issues of 1989 = 12 Issues, 284 Articles
                                      2. [+]
                                        Issues of the 1990s = 10 Years, 119 Issues, 2,873 Articles
                                        1. [+]
                                          Issues of 1990 = 12 Issues, 260 Articles
                                          1. [+]
                                            Issues of 1991 = 12 Issues, 281 Articles
                                            1. [+]
                                              Issues of 1992 = 12 Issues, 270 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Issues of 1993 = 12 Issues, 303 Articles
                                                1. [+]
                                                  Issues of 1994 = 11 Issues, 270 Articles
                                                  1. [+]
                                                    Issues of 1995 = 12 Issues, 291 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Issues of 1996 = 12 Issues, 312 Articles
                                                      1. [+]
                                                        Issues of 1997 = 12 Issues, 293 Articles
                                                        1. [+]
                                                          Issues of 1998 = 12 Issues, 293 Articles
                                                          1. [+]
                                                            Issues of 1999 = 12 Issues, 300 Articles
                                                          2. [+]
                                                            Issues of the 2000s = 6 Years, 36 Issues, 975 Articles
                                                            1. [+]
                                                              Issues of 2000 = 10 Issues, 257 Articles
                                                              1. [+]
                                                                Issues of 2001 = 8 Issues, 222 Articles
                                                                1. [+]
                                                                  Issues of 2002 = 6 Issues, 148 Articles
                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                    Issues of 2003 = 1 Issue, 19 Articles
                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                      Issues of 2008 = 1 Issue, 38 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Issues of 2009 = 10 Issues, 291 Articles