The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
May 1992 Issue - 21 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-8
Cable News Nonsense... the sultan shuttle... doctors' drug money... and other odds and ...
- Board Stiffs, pp. 9-12
How William Gates and Paul Tagliabue helped William Aramony bilk America.
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 13
- The Ross Perot You Don't Know, pp. 14-18
The things that make him a great leader would make him a dangerous president.
- Who's Who, p. 19
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 20
- Substance Abuse, pp. 21-25
In presidential politics, more beef is sometimes less.
- The Hillary Loophole, pp. 26-30
Political spouses have a right to work. They don't have a right to influence-peddle.
- S*M*A*S*H, pp. 31-34
Don't fix those deadly veterans hospitals. Abolish them.
- Memo of the Month, p. 35
- Lie Society, pp. 36-40
The Cold War's over. But its legacy of lying remains.
On Political Books
[+] The Emperors Have No Robes (Review) , pp. 41-44
Relax, liberals. The courts have seldom been a crucible of American social justice.
- Turning Right by David G. Savage
[+] The Spy Who Loved Us (Review) , pp. 45-47
KGB defector Oleg Penkovsky was dying to give America the Soviets' deepest secrets. So ...
- The Spy Who Saved the World by Jerrold L. Schecter and Peter S. Deriabin
[+] Colorbind (Review) , pp. 48-51
In Andrew Hacker's world, race is everything. In the real one, it's not so simple.
- Two Nations by Andrew Hacker
- Political Puzzle, p. 52
[+] Political Booknotes (5 Reviews) , p. 53
[+] Review Reclaiming the Mainstream, by Joan Kennedy Taylor (Review) , p. 53
- Reclaiming the Mainstream by Joan Kennedy Taylor
[+] Review Tombstones, by Lawrence Lederman (Review) , p. 54
- Tombstones by Lawrence Lederman
[+] Review Four Hours in My Lai, by Michael Bilton and Ke... (Review) , pp. 55-56
- Four Hours in My Lai by Michael Bilton and Kevin Sim
[+] Review Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results, by Ma... (Review) , pp. 57-59
- Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results by Mark A.R. Kleiman
[+] Review The Making of Middlebrow Culture, by Joan Shel... (Review) , pp. 60-62
- The Making of Middlebrow Culture by Joan Shelley Rubin