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The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
April 1988 Issue - 20 Articles
- Letters, pp. 1-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-10
The pre-school valedictorian... in praise of two-hand touch.... the mayor's phone bill....
- Why Amnesty Failed, pp. 11-16
How to make it work for illegal immigrants.
- Bring Back the Orphanage., pp. 17-23
An answer for today's abused children.
- Memo of the Month, p. 24
- Why Washington's Best Cops Walk Its Safest Beat, pp. 25-28
The city's murder rate is soaring. And the Secret Service prowls the poshest streets.
- Monthly Journalism Award, pp. 29-30
- The Greek Chorus, pp. 31-33
Jimmy the Greek got it wrong, but so did his critics.
- Who's Who, pp. 34-35
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 36
On Political Books
[+] Lewis Lapham's Lament (2 Reviews) , pp. 37-41
He bemoans the life of the upper class but can't tear himself away from the dinner part...
- Money and Class in America by Lewis H. Lapham
- The Founding Fortunes by Michael Patrick Allen
On Political Books: The Conservative Mind
[+] William Buckley (Review) , p. 42
He could be a great thinker, but he's too busy running to the airport.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives by John B. Judis
[+] Patrick Buchanan (Review) , pp. 42-55
He can be a likable character but his politics are poisonous.
- Right from the Beginning by Patrick J. Buchanan
- Political Puzzle, p. 56
[+] Political Booknotes (5 Reviews) , p. 57
[+] Review Behind the Scenes, by Michael K. Deaver and Mi... (Review) , p. 57
- Behind the Scenes by Michael K. Deaver and Mickey Herskowitz
[+] Review The Drowned and the Saved, by Primo Levi (Review) , p. 58
- The Drowned and the Saved by Primo Levi
[+] Review Invisible Frontiers, by Stephen S. Hall (Review) , p. 59
- Invisible Frontiers by Stephen S. Hall
[+] Review The Soviet Study of International Relations, b... (Review) , p. 60
- The Soviet Study of International Relations by Allen Lynch
[+] Review Washington Goes to War, by David Brinkley (Review) , pp. 61-62
- Washington Goes to War by David Brinkley
- Cover drawing