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The Washington Monthly, August 1971, pp. 21-35
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    Issues of the 1960s = 1 Year, 6 Issues, 58 Articles
    1. [+]
      Issues of 1969 = 6 Issues, 58 Articles
    2. [+]
      Issues of the 1970s = 10 Years, 108 Issues, 1,398 Articles
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        Issues of 1970 = 9 Issues, 95 Articles
        1. [+]
          Issues of 1971 = 11 Issues, 109 Articles
          1. [+]
            January 1971 Issue = 9 Articles
            1. Letters, p. 2
            2. The Ordeal of Legal Services by Taylor Branch, pp. 3-22
            3. Reserves and Guard: A More Selective Service by Adam Hochschild, pp. 23-30
            4. Blaming the Victim by William Ryan, pp. 31-36
            5. Memo of the Month, p. 37
            6. Ben Yellen's Fine Madness by Michael Kinsley, pp. 38-49
            7. FDA: The Sugar-Coated, Polyunresponsive, Indigestible Placebo by Richard Margolis, pp. 50-58
            8. [+]
              Book Review by John Rothchild, pp. 59-64 - 1 Review
              1. Boundaries by Robert Jay Lifton
            9. The Political Puzzle, pp. 65-66
          2. [+]
            February 1971 Issue = 11 Articles
            1. Letters, pp. 4-7
            2. James Marcus: Out of the Reservoir and up the River by Walter Goodman, pp. 8-22
            3. The Pain of Saying Good-By is Enough - The Anguish of Losing office by Roy Hattersley, pp. 23-25
            4. America's Time Traps:The Youth Cult, the Work Prison, the Emptiness of Age by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 26-37
            5. Memo of the Month, p. 38
            6. Ecology Denied: The Unmaking of a Majority by William H. Rodgers, Jr., pp. 39-43
            7. The Inscrutable Commitment by James C. Thomson, Jr., pp. 44-54
            8. The One-Eyed Watchdog of Congress by Richard F. Kaufman, pp. 55-60
            9. Reports, pp. 61-64
            10. The Political Puzzle., pp. 65-66
            11. Cover by Vint Lawrence
          3. [+]
            March 1971 Issue = 11 Articles
            1. Letters, pp. 4-6
            2. The Interlake Affair by Alexander Polikoff, pp. 7-17
            3. America the Featherbedded by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 18-23
            4. Memo of the Month, p. 24
            5. The Rising Profits of Public Service by Taylor Branch, pp. 25-32
            6. Political Book Award, p. 33
            7. [+]
              The Prince and His Courtiers, pp. 34-45 - 3 Reviews
              1. The Twilight of the Presidency by George E. Reedy
              2. Inside the Third Reich by Albert Speer
              3. Khrushchev Remembers: The Last Testament by Nikita S. Khrushchev, Edward Crankshaw, and Strobe Talbott, ...
            8. The Politics of Poetry by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 46-53
            9. The Political Puzzle, p. 54
            10. A Congressional Garden of Verse by Paul Dickson, pp. 55-58
            11. [+]
              The Diplomacy of Intervention and Extrication by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., pp. 59-66 - 1 Review
              1. The Lost Crusade by Chester L. Cooper
          4. [+]
            April 1971 Issue = 11 Articles
            1. Letters, pp. 2-3
            2. Introduction by Congressman Paul N. McCloskey, Jr., pp. 4-7
            3. Maximizing Cobra Utilization by Jeffrey Record, pp. 8-12
            4. The Vietnamization of Cambodia by Peter A. Poole, pp. 13-16
            5. No Victory Parades by Murray Polner, pp. 17-24
            6. The Burn Ward by Ronald J. Glasser, pp. 25-35
            7. Monopoly With Real Money by Charles E. Mueller, pp. 36-43
            8. America's Respectable Crime Problem by Sarah Carey, pp. 44-52
            9. Memo of the Month, pp. 53-54
            10. O. Roy Chalk: Leonardo Or Otis B. Driftwood? by John Rothchild, pp. 55-63
            11. Political Book Notes, pp. 64-66
          5. [+]
            May 1971 Issue = 8 Articles
            1. Letters, pp. 4-5
            2. The Electronic Battlefield: Strangelove's Answer to War Crimes by Paul Dickson and John Rothchild, pp. 6-16
            3. The Dairy Lobby Buys the Cream of the Congress by Frank Wright, p. 17
            4. Memo of the Month, pp. 18-22
            5. Courage Without Esteem: Profiles in Whistle-Blowing by Taylor Branch, pp. 23-43
            6. Sex, Work, and Motivation in Castro's Cuba by Barry Reckord, pp. 44-53
            7. [+]
              Book Notes, pp. 54-55 - 9 Reviews
              1. America the Dutiful by Philip W. Quigg
              2. Blacks, Medical Schools, and Society by James L. Curtis
              3. The C-5A Scandal by Berkeley Rice
              4. The Cruel Choice by Denis Goulet
              5. High School by Ronald Gross and Paul Osterman
              6. Income Distribution by Jan Pen
              7. Soldiers Without Enemies by Larry L. Fabian
              8. The Southern Strategy by Reg Murphy and Hal Gulliver
              9. The Sunshine Soldiers by Peter Tauber
            8. [+]
              Book Review by Jamie Rosenthal, pp. 56-66 - 1 Review
              1. The Soft Revolution by Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner
          6. [+]
            June 1971 Issue = 11 Articles
            1. Letters, p. 5
            2. Busting Our Mental Blocks on Drugs and Crime by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 6-19
            3. The Stories Reporters Don't Write by John Rothchild, pp. 20-27
            4. Kennedy Center: Brand Name Culture in Another Rayburn Building by Barbara Raskin and Helen Goldberg, pp. 28-36
            5. Fighting Seniority with Bigotry by Robert N. Butler, pp. 37-42
            6. The Conference Committee: Congress' Final Filter by Albert Gore#2, pp. 43-48
            7. Memo of the Month, pp. 49-50
            8. How to Make $300,000 a Year After Bankruptcy by Murray Seeger, pp. 51-54
            9. The Political Puzzle, p. 55
            10. [+]
              Book Review by Anthony T. Podesta, pp. 56-62 - 2 Reviews
              1. Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago by Mike Royko
              2. Daley of Chicago by William Francis Gleason
            11. [+]
              Political Book Notes, pp. 63-66 - 4 Reviews
              1. America, Inc. by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen
              2. America's Black Congressmen by Maurine Christopher
              3. The Case for Participatory Democracy by C. George Benello and Dimitri Roussopoulos
              4. Revolution Next Door by Gary MacEoin
          7. [+]
            July 1971 Issue = 10 Articles
            1. Letters, p. 2
            2. The Case Against Foundations by Taylor Branch, pp. 3-18
            3. Publishing Conglomerated: When Profits Become Censor by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 19-26
            4. Memo of the Month, p. 27
            5. The Wild Blue Yonder Over Laos by Fred Branfman, pp. 28-44
            6. The Vested Oracles: How Industry Regulates Government by Senator Lee Metcalf, pp. 45-53
            7. The Rise of the Small State by Michael Rappeport, pp. 54-55
            8. Muskie: A Sketch From the Inside by Joseph H. Nicholson, Jr., pp. 56-62
            9. Political Puzzle, p. 63
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              Book Notes, pp. 64-66 - 4 Reviews
              1. A Citizen's Guide to Legal Rights by J. Shane Creamer
              2. The Court-Martial of Lt. Calley by Richard Hammer
              3. The Politics of City Revenue by Arnold J. Meltsner
              4. The Radical Left and American Foreign Policy by Robert W. Tucker
          8. [+]
            August 1971 Issue = 10 Articles
            1. Letters, pp. 2-5
            2. Cooing Down the War: The Senate's Lame Doves by John Rothchild, pp. 6-20
            3. Testimony from the War's Trigger End by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. and Mike Betzold, p. 21
            4. Memo of the Month, pp. 21-35
            5. H. R. Gross: The Conscience of Uncle Sucker by Jacques Leslie, pp. 36-44
            6. Political Puzzle, p. 45
            7. Striking Out on Your Own by Paul Dickson, pp. 46-53
            8. The International Screw Thread Commission by Jim Clark, pp. 54-56
            9. [+]
              Book Review by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 57-63 - 2 Reviews
              1. Man and Atom by Glenn T. Seaborg and William R. Corliss
              2. Poisoned Power by John W. Gofman and Arthur R. Tamplin
            10. [+]
              Political Book Notes, pp. 64-66 - 2 Reviews
              1. Reapportionment in the 1970s by Nelson Polsby
              2. With Justice for Some by Bruce Wasserstein and Mark J. Green
          9. [+]
            September 1971 Issue = 10 Articles
            1. Letters, pp. 5-10
            2. The Terms of Tenure by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 11-16
            3. Chronic Epistilitis by Robert Taylor, pp. 17-19
            4. Agribusiness:Overkill on the Farm by Harrison Wellford, pp. 20-39
            5. The Twilight Zone of Government by John Rothchild, pp. 40-47
            6. Memo of the Month, p. 48
            7. Nationalizing the South by Michael Rappeport, pp. 49-51
            8. Political Puzzle, p. 52
            9. Aid to Brazil: From Dungeons to Disneyland by Taylor Branch, pp. 53-61
            10. [+]
              Political Book Notes, pp. 62-66 - 2 Reviews
              1. Blue-collar Workers by Sar A. Levitan
              2. Toward a Rational Power Policy by Neil Fabricant and Robert M. Hallman
          10. [+]
            October 1971 Issue = 9 Articles
            1. Letters, pp. 5-7
            2. Is Camelot Dead? A New Look at John Kennedy by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 8-19
            3. The Political Puzzle, p. 20
            4. Israel: Yesterday's Hero by Georgie Anne Geyer, pp. 21-32
            5. The Screwing of the Average Man by John Rothchild, pp. 33-39
            6. Not When They Did Him Like That by Ron Pommbo, pp. 40-48
            7. Memo of the Month, p. 49
            8. The Odd Couple: Ellsberg and Otepka by Taylor Branch, pp. 50-60
            9. [+]
              Political Book Notes, pp. 61-66 - 19 Reviews
              1. Choice and the Politics of Allocation by David Ernest Apter
              2. Essays in International Economics by J. Marcus Fleming
              3. For Peace and Justice by Charles Chatfield
              4. The Game of the Foxes by Ladislas Farago
              5. The Great American Bomb Machine by Roger Rapoport
              6. The Injury Industry and the Remedy of No-Fault Insurance by Jeffrey O'Connell
              7. Kennedy Justice by Victor S. Navasky
              8. Managing Large Systems by Leonard R. Sayles
              9. H.L. Mencken by Douglas C. Stenerson
              10. The Police and the Public by Albert J. Reiss, Jr.
              11. Problems of Knowledge and Freedom by Noam Chomsky
              12. The Presidency by Dale Vinyard
              13. Red Man's Land/White Man's Law by Wilcomb E. Washburn
              14. Religion and the Rise of the American City by Carroll Smith-Rosenberg
              15. The Rights We Have by Osmond K. Fraenkel
              16. Think Tanks by Paul Dickson
              17. The UN and the Palestinian Refugees by Edward H. Buehrig
              18. Wage Restraint by Lloyd Ulman and Robert J. Flanagan
              19. Word Politics: Verbal Strategy Among the Superpowers by Thomas M. Franck and Edward Weisband
          11. [+]
            November 1971 Issue = 9 Articles
            1. Letters, pp. 4-5
            2. Tragedy in Bengal: The Role of U. S. Foreign Policy by Senator Edward M. Kennedy, pp. 6-18
            3. Party Alignment: The Biggest Shift in 40 Years by Michael Rappeport, pp. 19-21
            4. The Roosevelts: Their Personal War on Poverty by Joseph P. Lash, pp. 22-37
            5. Political Puzzle, p. 38
            6. The Wall Street Treatment by Paul Dickson, pp. 39-46
            7. Memo of the Month, p. 47
            8. The Unnatural Gas Case by Michael Green, pp. 48-61
            9. [+]
              Political Book Notes, pp. 62-66 - 21 Reviews
              1. Alienation and Economics by Walter A. Weisskopf
              2. The American Left by Loren Baritz
              3. Blacks in America by James McPherson
              4. Blacks in the City by Guichard Parris and Leslie Brooks
              5. Dams and Other Disasters by Arthur Ernest Morgan
              6. Face and Shadow by Judah Stampfer
              7. The Failure of Independent Liberalism, 1930-1941 by R. Alan Lawson
              8. Financing Presidential Campaigns by Delmer D. Dunn
              9. The Future of Work and Leisure by Stanley Robert Parker
              10. Henry Ford and Grass-Roots America by Reynold M. Wik
              11. If They Come in the Morning... by Angela Y. Davis and Ruchell Magee
              12. Manpower for Development by Eli Ginzberg
              13. A Name for Ourselves by Paul Potter
              14. Pan-Africanism or Communism? by George Padmore
              15. The Political Consequences of Electoral Laws by Douglas W. Rae
              16. The Politics of Riot Commissions, 1917-1970 by Anthony M. Platt
              17. Retirement in American Society by Gordon Franklin Streib
              18. Riding the Storm, 1956-1959 by Harold MacMillan
              19. Selling Death by Thomas Whiteside
              20. A Special Interest by Leonard Greenbaum
              21. Water Wasteland by David Zwick and Marcy Benstock
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          Issues of 1972 = 12 Issues, 124 Articles
          1. [+]
            Issues of 1973 = 11 Issues, 124 Articles
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              Issues of 1974 = 11 Issues, 119 Articles
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                Issues of 1975 = 10 Issues, 113 Articles
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                  Issues of 1976 = 11 Issues, 120 Articles
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                    Issues of 1977 = 11 Issues, 149 Articles
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                      Issues of 1978 = 11 Issues, 226 Articles
                      1. [+]
                        Issues of 1979 = 11 Issues, 219 Articles
                      2. [+]
                        Issues of the 1980s = 10 Years, 110 Issues, 2,280 Articles
                        1. [+]
                          Issues of 1980 = 11 Issues, 225 Articles
                          1. [+]
                            Issues of 1981 = 11 Issues, 232 Articles
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                              Issues of 1982 = 11 Issues, 247 Articles
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                                Issues of 1983 = 11 Issues, 225 Articles
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                                  Issues of 1984 = 11 Issues, 234 Articles
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                                    Issues of 1985 = 11 Issues, 222 Articles
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                                      Issues of 1986 = 11 Issues, 206 Articles
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                                        Issues of 1987 = 11 Issues, 218 Articles
                                        1. [+]
                                          Issues of 1988 = 11 Issues, 228 Articles
                                          1. [+]
                                            Issues of 1989 = 11 Issues, 243 Articles
                                          2. [+]
                                            Issues of the 1990s = 10 Years, 101 Issues, 2,095 Articles
                                            1. [+]
                                              Issues of 1990 = 11 Issues, 216 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Issues of 1991 = 10 Issues, 196 Articles
                                                1. [+]
                                                  Issues of 1992 = 10 Issues, 207 Articles
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                                                    Issues of 1993 = 10 Issues, 201 Articles
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                                                      Issues of 1994 = 10 Issues, 198 Articles
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                                                        Issues of 1995 = 10 Issues, 202 Articles
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                                                          Issues of 1996 = 10 Issues, 232 Articles
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                                                            Issues of 1997 = 10 Issues, 232 Articles
                                                            1. [+]
                                                              Issues of 1998 = 10 Issues, 200 Articles
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                                                                Issues of 1999 = 10 Issues, 211 Articles
                                                              2. [+]
                                                                Issues of the 2000s = 10 Years, 88 Issues, 1,675 Articles
                                                                1. [+]
                                                                  Issues of 2000 = 10 Issues, 212 Articles
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                                                                    Issues of 2001 = 10 Issues, 220 Articles
                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                      Issues of 2002 = 10 Issues, 219 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Issues of 2003 = 10 Issues, 204 Articles
                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                          Issues of 2004 = 10 Issues, 179 Articles
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                                                                            Issues of 2005 = 9 Issues, 125 Articles
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                                                                              Issues of 2006 = 9 Issues, 145 Articles
                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                Issues of 2007 = 10 Issues, 166 Articles
                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                  Issues of 2008 = 4 Issues, 94 Articles
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                                                                                    Issues of 2009 = 6 Issues, 111 Articles
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                                                                                    Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 5 Issues, 86 Articles
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                                                                                      Issues of 2010 = 5 Issues, 86 Articles