The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
June 1996 Issue - 25 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-8
News-week's ecstacy... Eau d'ACLU... LAPD D.O.A.... The right three strikes... and othe...
- On the Dole, pp. 9-11
Saddam Hussein had at least one friend in 1990.
- Star Struck, pp. 12-17
The media's obsession with celebrities is nothing new. But only recently has it saturat...
- Who's Who, pp. 18-19
- Suffer the Children, pp. 20-24
How government fails its most vulnerable citizens--abused and neglected kids.
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 25
- When Push Comes to Poll, pp. 26-31
The latest in negative campaigning is just a phone call away.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 32
- Don't Be An Idios, pp. 33-36
The case for participation in public life.
- Memo of the Month, p. 37
- Opportunity Lost, pp. 38-43
The Clintons hid the details of their health care reform plan; their opponents turned i...
On Political Books
[+] Reconcilable Differences? (2 Reviews) , pp. 44-45
The affirmative action debate needs less preaching to the converted and more willingnes...
- Ending Affirmative Action by Terry Eastland
- In Defense of Affirmative Action by Barbara R. Bergmann
[+] Raging Pol (Review) , pp. 46-49
The passions that drove an old-time Democrat to legislative mastery.
- A Rage for Justice by John Jacobs
[+] Political Booknotes (9 Reviews) , p. 50
[+] Review Showdown, by Elizabeth Drew (Review) , p. 50
- Showdown by Elizabeth Drew
[+] Review The Time Before History, by Colin Tudge (Review) , p. 51
- The Time Before History by Colin Tudge
[+] Review Challenging the Secret Government, by Kathryn ... (Review) , pp. 51-52
- Challenging the Secret Government by Kathryn S. Olmsted
[+] Review Left for Dead, by Michael Tomasky (Review) , p. 53
- Left for Dead by Michael Tomasky
[+] Review The Return of Thrift, by Phillip Longman (Review) , p. 54
- The Return of Thrift by Phillip Longman
[+] Review Feeding the Beast, by Kenneth T. Walsh (Review) , p. 55
- Feeding the Beast by Kenneth T. Walsh
[+] Review The Patriot, by Gary Hart (Review) , p. 56
- The Patriot by Gary Hart
[+] Review Ashes to Ashes, by Richard Kluger (Review) , pp. 56-58
- Ashes to Ashes by Richard Kluger
[+] Review The Wilding of America, by Charles Derber (Review) , p. 59
- The Wilding of America by Charles Derber
- Political Puzzle, pp. 60-62
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