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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
      1. [+]
        Issues of 1970 = 9 Issues, 95 Articles
        1. [+]
          Issues of 1971 = 11 Issues, 109 Articles
          1. [+]
            Issues of 1972 = 12 Issues, 124 Articles
            1. [+]
              Issues of 1973 = 11 Issues, 124 Articles
              1. [+]
                Issues of 1974 = 11 Issues, 119 Articles
                1. [+]
                  Issues of 1975 = 10 Issues, 113 Articles
                  1. [+]
                    January 1975 Issue = 14 Articles
                    1.  ---, p. 3
                    2. Conning the Boss:The Art of Getting Away With Doing Good by Richard Shell, pp. 4-9
                    3.  ---, pp. 10-12
                    4. Tidbits and Outrages, p. 13
                    5. Corporation and State Taxes: The Big Ones Get Away by Jim Rosapepe, pp. 14-19
                    6. Memo of the Month, p. 20
                    7. Down and Out on Capitol Hill by Arthur Levine, pp. 21-22
                    8.  ---, p. 23
                    9. Staff Infection by Bennett Beach, pp. 24-32
                    10. Space Race by Iric Nathanson and Norman Ornstein, pp. 33-36
                    11. Ben Bradlee and His All-Star Revue by James Fallows, pp. 37-48
                    12. Dust to Dust by Alicia Tyler, pp. 49-58
                    13. Caring for the Natives by Hamlet J. Barry III, pp. 59-61
                    14. [+]
                      Political Book Notes, pp. 62-66 - 9 Reviews
                      1. The Airship by Basil Collier
                      2. The Bankers by Martin Mayer
                      3. Blue Collar Community by William Kornblum
                      4. Dossier by Aryeh Neier
                      5. Popular Culture and High Culture by Herbert J. Gans
                      6. Proudly We Hail by Kenneth Lasson
                      7. The Trial of Martin Luther King by Alan F. Westin and Barry Mahoney
                      8. Who Controls the Mass Media? by Martin H. Seiden
                      9. The Witness and I by O. Edmund Clubb
                  2. [+]
                    February 1975 Issue = 10 Articles
                    1. Accountants: Those Wonderful People Who Brought You Maurice Stans by Thomas Redburn, pp. 4-16
                    2. Memo of the Month, p. 17
                    3. Shaking the Sheiks by David Ignatius, pp. 18-22
                    4. Getting Tough With Israel by J. William Fulbright, pp. 23-27
                    5. Arming the Shah: Alms for the Rich by Walter Shapiro, pp. 28-32
                    6. View from the Bench: A Judge's Day by Judge Lois G. Forer, pp. 33-39
                    7. Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 40-45
                    8. The Political Puzzle, p. 46
                    9. Getting to Know Your Congressman: The $500 Understanding by Arthur Levine, pp. 47-62
                    10. [+]
                      Political Book Notes, pp. 63-66 - 6 Reviews
                      1. Dear America by Karl Hess
                      2. Ending Insult to Injury by Jeffrey O'Connell
                      3. The Experts by Clyde Edwin Pettit
                      4. The Heel of Achilles by Arthur Koestler
                      5. Pyramids of Sacrifice by Peter L. Berger
                      6. The Rise and Fall of the DC-10 by John Godson
                  3. [+]
                    March 1975 Issue = 12 Articles
                    1. The Most Famous Journalist in America by James Fallows, pp. 4-21
                    2. Memo of the Month, p. 22
                    3. All the Presidential Men by Paul R. Clancy, pp. 23-30
                    4. Was Sirhan Sirhan on the Grassy Knoll? by Tom Bethell, pp. 31-39
                    5. Political Book Award, pp. 40-42
                    6. [+]
                      The Master Builder by David Hapgood, pp. 43-46 - 1 Review
                      1. The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro
                    7. The Master Biographer by Charles Peters, pp. 47-48
                    8. Good Legislation Has Nothing to Do With It by Walter Shapiro, pp. 49-53
                    9. Tidbits and Outrages, p. 54
                    10. Taste, Class, and Mary Tyler Moore by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 55-61
                    11. The Political Puzzle, p. 62
                    12. [+]
                      Political Book Notes, pp. 63-66 - 11 Reviews
                      1. The Border South States by Neal R. Peirce
                      2. The Case Against College by Caroline Bird and Helene Mandelbaum
                      3. Eight Bads and Eight Goods by Alfred de Grazia
                      4. The Energy Crisis by Michael Tanzer
                      5. The Mayor's man by Barry Gottehrer
                      6. Moments of Truth? by Marvin Barrett
                      7. Political Animals by Walter Trohan
                      8. The Other Government by Mark J. Green
                      9. There's No Such Thing As a Free Lunch by Milton Friedman
                      10. Watchmen in the Night by Theodore C. Sorensen
                      11. Without Sympathy or Enthusiasm by Victor Alexander Thompson
                  4. [+]
                    April 1975 Issue = 11 Articles
                    1. Letters, p. 4
                    2. Ripping off Con Ed by Fred C. Shapiro, pp. 5-15
                    3. The Political Puzzle, p. 16
                    4. Beets, Beef, and Henry Wallace by Thomas Redburn, pp. 17-24
                    5. Memo of the Month, pp. 25-28
                    6. What Politicians Really Want by Walter Shapiro, pp. 29-33
                    7. Al Ullman: How Like a Mills by Finlay Lewis, pp. 34-39
                    8. Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 40-41
                    9. Better Than Deep Throat by Arthur Levine, pp. 42-52
                    10. Is It Getting Too Sexy? by Timothy Ingram, pp. 53-62
                    11. [+]
                      Political Book Notes, pp. 63-66 - 7 Reviews
                      1. Burn the Schools--Save the Children by David Melton
                      2. Clout by Len O'Connor
                      3. Inside the House by Daniel Rapoport
                      4. Political Culture by Walter A. Rosenbaum
                      5. The Professors by Herbert B. Livesey
                      6. Resignation in Protest by Edward Weisband and Thomas M. Franck
                      7. Vital Signs, USA by John Fischer
                  5. [+]
                    May 1975 Issue = 11 Articles
                    1. Letters on Joseph Kraft by Russell Baker, Timothy Frasca, and William Greider, ..., pp. 5-11
                    2. From Mickey Spillane to Erica Jong by Larry Mcmurtry, pp. 12-22
                    3. Congress V. Kissinger: The New Equalizers by Frederick Poole, pp. 23-30
                    4. The Political Puzzle, pp. 31-32
                    5. The Development Set by Tom Ramey and Ross Coggins, p. 33
                    6. Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 34-39
                    7. What the Republican Party Means to Me by Arthur Levine, pp. 40-48
                    8. A Guaranteed Annual Income For Consultants by Robert Samuelson, pp. 49-52
                    9. Memo of the Month, p. 53
                    10. The Gold in the Garbage: What the Left Can Learn From Ayn Rand by James Fallows, pp. 54-60
                    11. [+]
                      Political Book Notes, pp. 61-66 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Breach of Faith by Theodore H. White
                      2. Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee
                      3. How the Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin
                  6. [+]
                    June 1975 Issue = 11 Articles
                    1. Wedding Presents, Cigars, and Deference by Thomas Redburn, pp. 4-10
                    2. Anything You Can Eat, Drink, Or Fornicate in One Afternoon by Peter Gruenstein and Daniel West, pp. 11-14
                    3. Memo of the Month, p. 15
                    4. American Communes: Voluntary Maoism by John Rothchild, pp. 16-23
                    5. Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 24-25
                    6. One Man We Remembered by John Marks, pp. 26-29
                    7. The Others We Forgot by Charles Peters, pp. 30-33
                    8. The Political Puzzle, p. 34
                    9. Nelson Rockefeller's Pill: The UDC by Steven R. Weisman, pp. 35-45
                    10. The Mellons, the Mafia, and a Colonial County by George Crile III, pp. 46-62
                    11. [+]
                      Political Booknotes, pp. 63-66 - 9 Reviews
                      1. The Brain Bank of America by Philip M. Boffey
                      2. The Forest Killers by Jack Shepherd
                      3. I Don't Need You When I'm Right by Victor Gold
                      4. King Cancer by Philip Nobile
                      5. Laws Against Marijuana by Arthur D. Hellman
                      6. Making Democracy Safe for Oil by Christopher T. Rand
                      7. Power, Influence and Authority by David V.J. Bell
                      8. The Reaffirmation of Republicanism by Gary W. Reichard
                      9. The United States and Chile by James F. Petras and Morris Morley
                  7. [+]
                    July 1975 Issue = 11 Articles
                    1. Letters, pp. 4-6
                    2. Apres Henry Le Deluge by Roger Morris, pp. 7-15
                    3. Political Puzzle, pp. 16-17
                    4. Open Files: Letting Exxon in by Thomas Redburn, pp. 18-21
                    5. Gaylord Nelson and The Myth of the White Knight by Walter Shapiro, pp. 22-34
                    6. Memo, pp. 35-36
                    7. Why Johnny Can't Eat: The Saga of the Farm Bill by Dan Balz, pp. 37-48
                    8. John Gardner and the Albany Nymphettes by Taylor Branch, pp. 49-55
                    9. Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 56-57
                    10. The Air Force's Secret War on Unemployment by Peter J. Ognibene, pp. 58-61
                    11. [+]
                      Political Booknotes, pp. 62-66 - 9 Reviews
                      1. The Beat Inflation Strategy by Roger Klein and William Wolman
                      2. The Case Against Direct Election of the President by Judith Best
                      3. The Federal Rathole by Donald Lambro
                      4. From the Diaries of Felix Frankfurter by Joseph P. Lash, Jonathan Lash, and Felix Frankfurter, ...
                      5. Many Sovereign States by Dan W. Lufkin
                      6. The Politics of Extinction by Lewis Regenstein
                      7. The Remarkable Life of Dr. Armand Hammer by Robert Considine
                      8. Washington Now by Austin H. Kiplinger and Knight A. Kiplinger
                      9. With Fidel by Frank Mankiewicz and Kirby Jones
                  8. [+]
                    September 1975 Issue = 12 Articles
                    1. Letters, pp. 4-6
                    2. The Moral Myopia of Magazines by Michael Kinsley, pp. 7-18
                    3. The Case Against Energy Independence by Charles Peters and Glen Allerhand, pp. 19-26
                    4. Tying the Imperial Purse Strings by Ben Roberts, pp. 27-30
                    5. Selling the Sahel by Karen Deyoung, pp. 31-41
                    6. Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 42-43
                    7. State Government All-Stars by Richard Hall, pp. 44-50
                    8. Memo of the Month, p. 51
                    9. Political Puzzle, p. 52
                    10. Expense Account Insights on the South by Tom Bethell, pp. 53-57
                    11. Guide to APSA, pp. 58-59
                    12. [+]
                      Political Booknotes, pp. 60-66 - 15 Reviews
                      1. Better Giving by George G Kirstein
                      2. Can America Win the Next War? by Drew Middleton
                      3. Execution Eve by William F. Buckley, Jr.
                      4. The First Casualty by Phillip Knightley
                      5. Labor by Herrick S Roth
                      6. Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went by John Kenneth Galbraith
                      7. The Morality of Consent by Alexander M. Bickel
                      8. My Father: A Remembrance by Hugo Black, Jr.
                      9. The New Reformers by Stephen C. Schlesinger
                      10. Political Money by David W. Adamany and George E. Agree
                      11. Power! How to Get It, How to Use It by Michael Korda
                      12. A Presidential Nation by Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
                      13. Presidential Style by Samuel I. Rosenman and Dorothy Rosenman
                      14. Washington Journal by Elizabeth Drew
                      15. Witness to Power by Marquis W. Childs
                  9. [+]
                    November 1975 Issue = 11 Articles
                    1. NASA (That's Right, NASA )is a Good Thing by Tom Bethell, pp. 5-15
                    2. The Capital Crisis: Crying Wolf on Wall Street by David Ignatius, pp. 16-22
                    3. Memo of the Month, p. 23
                    4. The Two Party Pork Barrel by Walter Shapiro, pp. 24-30
                    5. This Time Everybody's Got a Creep by Bruce F. Freed, pp. 31-37
                    6. Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 38-39
                    7. Now You're Thinking Like a Lawyer by Michael Kinsley and Charles Peters, pp. 40-48
                    8. Political Puzzle, p. 49
                    9. The Martial Arts by Jane Berdes, pp. 50-53
                    10. The Spoiled Child by Henry Fairlie, pp. 54-60
                    11. [+]
                      Political Booknotes, pp. 61-66 - 6 Reviews
                      1. Act of Vengeance by Trevor Armbrister
                      2. Don't Make No Waves---Don't Back No Losers by Milton L. Rakove
                      3. The Last Days of the Club by Chris Welles
                      4. Power Shift by Kirkpatrick Sale
                      5. The Promise and the Performance by Lewis J. Paper
                      6. Up from Communism by John P. Diggins
                  10. [+]
                    December 1975 Issue = 10 Articles
                    1. Notes Toward a Definition of National Security by Richard D. Cotter, pp. 4-20
                    2. Memo of the Month, p. 21
                    3. Mumbling It Through by Ann Cooper, pp. 22-26
                    4. A Report from the Wiretap Subculture by James M. Ellison, pp. 27-33
                    5. The Quote Circuit by Tom Bethell, pp. 34-39
                    6. The Political Puzzle, p. 40
                    7. We Could Have Saved New York by Charles Peters, pp. 41-46
                    8. Tidbits and Outrages, pp. 47-49
                    9. Milton Friedman:The Ambiguous Achievement of a Positive Economist by David Ignatius, pp. 50-62
                    10. [+]
                      Political Booknotes, pp. 63-66 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Cesar Chavez by Winthrop Yinger
                      2. Child Care and ABCs Too by Sar A. Levitan and Karen Cleary Alderman
                2. [+]
                  Issues of 1976 = 11 Issues, 120 Articles
                  1. [+]
                    Issues of 1977 = 11 Issues, 149 Articles
                    1. [+]
                      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
                            1. [+]
                              Issues of 1982 = 11 Issues, 247 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                Issues of 1983 = 11 Issues, 225 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Issues of 1984 = 11 Issues, 234 Articles
                                  1. [+]
                                    Issues of 1985 = 11 Issues, 222 Articles
                                    1. [+]
                                      Issues of 1986 = 11 Issues, 206 Articles
                                      1. [+]
                                        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
                                                  1. [+]
                                                    Issues of 1993 = 10 Issues, 201 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Issues of 1994 = 10 Issues, 198 Articles
                                                      1. [+]
                                                        Issues of 1995 = 10 Issues, 202 Articles
                                                        1. [+]
                                                          Issues of 1996 = 10 Issues, 232 Articles
                                                          1. [+]
                                                            Issues of 1997 = 10 Issues, 232 Articles
                                                            1. [+]
                                                              Issues of 1998 = 10 Issues, 200 Articles
                                                              1. [+]
                                                                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
                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                    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
                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                            Issues of 2005 = 9 Issues, 125 Articles
                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                              Issues of 2006 = 9 Issues, 145 Articles
                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                Issues of 2007 = 10 Issues, 166 Articles
                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                  Issues of 2008 = 4 Issues, 94 Articles
                                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                                    Issues of 2009 = 6 Issues, 111 Articles
                                                                                  2. [+]
                                                                                    Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 5 Issues, 86 Articles
                                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                                      Issues of 2010 = 5 Issues, 86 Articles