The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
September 1987 Issue - 20 Articles
- Letters, pp. 1-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-10
Doctors on welfare three minesweepers... . Armand Hammer's medical bills.... Playgroun...
- Green Thumbs: The PiK and Roll and Other Scams from the Farm Belt, pp. 11-16
The ingenious ways farmers milk government subsidy programs.
- Hot Chain Nixes Wingo, Buscapades--Nabs Pulitzers, Big Bucks, pp. 17-22
Knight-Ridder shows that newspaper chains can be profitable--and good.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 23
- AFL-CIO is Spanish for Union-Busting, pp. 24-26
How the U.S. and big labor fight communism by opposing popular unions and setting up un...
- Who's Who, p. 27
- Memo of the Month, p. 28
- Charming Her Way to the White House, pp. 29-43
Air travel stinks, auto safety's a joke--and Washington still loves Liddy Dole
- Political Puzzle, p. 44
On Political Books
[+] Making McKinley Sexy (Review) , pp. 45-48
Gore Vidal's fiction is fun and accurate. Too bad his non-fiction is reckless and annoy...
- Empire by Gore Vidal
[+] Sex and Drugs and Heidegger (Review) , pp. 49-52
Allan Bloom picks the wrong enemies, the right solutions, and gives up hope too soon.
- The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
[+] Manila Fudge (2 Reviews) , p. 53
How the U.S. tries to have it both ways in the Philippines.
- Waltzing with a Dictator by Raymond Bonner
- Inside the Philippine Revolution by William Chapman
- Monthly Journalism Award, pp. 54-57
[+] Political Booknotes (5 Reviews) , p. 58
[+] Review The Brutality of Nations, by Dan Jacobs (Review) , p. 58
- The Brutality of Nations by Dan Jacobs
[+] Review Federalism: The Founders' Design, by Raoul Berger (Review) , p. 59
- Federalism: The Founders' Design by Raoul Berger
[+] Review Steering the Elephant, by Robert Rector and Mi... (Review) , p. 59
- Steering the Elephant by Robert Rector and Michael Sanera
[+] Review Straight from the Heart, by Jesse L. Jackson, ... (Review) , p. 59
- Straight from the Heart by Jesse L. Jackson, Roger D. Hatch, and Frank E. Watkins, ...
[+] Review "Democracy is in the Streets", by James Miller (Review) , pp. 60-62
- "Democracy is in the Streets" by James Miller