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December 1983 Issue - 24 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-12
Estee Lauder's gift to the Pentagon... up Cabin Creek without a paddle... and other odd...
- Memo of the Month, p. 13
- Shakedown in the Boardroom, pp. 14-18
How PACs raise their money may be as corrupting as how they spend it.
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 19
- Growth Without Inflation: Kennedy's Forgotten Prescription, pp. 20-24
The chairman of U.S. Steel was smiling when he walked into the Oval Office. He wasn't s...
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 25
- Is the Jobs Bill Creating Jobs?, pp. 26-29
A report from the field.
- God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen..., pp. 30-32
Supreme Court guidelines for a pluralistic Chris--oops, holiday season.
- Values, Personal Choice, and the Failures of Liberalism, pp. 33-35
Whatever happened to Jimmy Carter the preacher?
Special Christmas Book Section
[+] Why Paul Fussell Thinks He's Better Than You (Review) , pp. 36-40
A mean-spirited new guide to social class.
- Class by Paul Fussell
- Political Puzzle, p. 41
[+] South Vietnam: The Puppet as Puppeteer (Review) , pp. 42-44
After Diem, our client state was calling the shots.
- Vietnam: A History by Stanley Karnow
[+] Cheap Seats and White Knuckles (Review) , pp. 45-49
The perils of economic deregulation.
- Rebuilding America by Frederick C. Thayer, Jr.
- Who's Who, p. 50
[+] Desert One: The Wrong Man and the Wrong Plan (Review) , pp. 51-58
A lot more went wrong with the Iranian rescue mission than the failure of three helicop...
- Delta Force by Charlie A. Beckwith and Donald Knox
[+] Political Booknotes (8 Reviews) , p. 59
[+] Review Eisenhower, Vol. II, by Stephen E. Ambrose (Review) , p. 59
- Eisenhower, Vol. II by Stephen E. Ambrose
[+] Review Fiasco, by Jack Anderson and James Boyd (Review) , p. 59
- Fiasco by Jack Anderson and James Boyd
[+] Review The File, by Penn Kimball (Review) , p. 59
- The File by Penn Kimball
[+] Review Finest Hour, by Martin Gilbert (Review) , p. 59
- Finest Hour by Martin Gilbert
[+] Review "How Can You Defend Those People?", by James S... (Review) , p. 59
- "How Can You Defend Those People?" by James S. Kunen
[+] Review The Oil Follies of 1970-1980, by Robert Sherrill (Review) , p. 60
- The Oil Follies of 1970-1980 by Robert Sherrill
[+] Review On Reagan, by Ronnie Dugger (Review) , p. 60
- On Reagan by Ronnie Dugger
[+] Review S.I.O.P., by Peter Pringle and William Arkin (Review) , pp. 60-62
- S.I.O.P. by Peter Pringle and William Arkin