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October 1997 Issue - 22 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-8
Carrot Addiction... The Price of Pro Bono... Downward Devolution... All in the Family.....
- Why Mitch McConnell Should Know Better, pp. 9-13
Campaign finance reform's No. 1 enemy need look no farther than his home state to see w...
- Who's Who, pp. 14-15
- The Case for More Regulation, pp. 16-21
Trucks, trains, and hazardous materials.
- La Dolce Vita, pp. 22-23
The Supreme Court's relaxed work ethic.
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 24
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 25
- Unwieldy and Irrelevant, pp. 26-29
Why is the military clinging to outdated and ineffective command structures?
- Guilty Victims, pp. 30-32
How states' failure to separate the innocent from the guilty is costing the victims com...
- Two Cheers for the Property Tax, pp. 33-35
Everyone hates it, but the property tax has some good attributes that make it indispens...
- LBJ vs. RFK: A Case of Mutual Contempt, pp. 36-39
How it all began.
Art & Politics
- Block Island Diary, pp. 40-41
The biggest (non) event of the summer.
On Political Books
[+] South Africa: The Truth Behind the Fairy Tale (Review) , pp. 42-45
Why apartheid really ended--and what that tells us about the situation there now.
- Anatomy of a Miracle by Patti Waldmeir
[+] The Last Old Dealer (Review) , pp. 46-48
The Chicago Tribune's legendary champion of Midwestern values fell out of step with the...
- The Colonel by Richard Norton Smith
[+] Tony's Final Chapter (Review) , pp. 49-51
An epic account of when class war meant just that.
- Big Trouble by J. Anthony Lukas
[+] Psychiatric Malpractice (Review) , p. 52
A Wrongful Death, by Leon Bing
- A Wrongful Death by Leon Bing
[+] S-uperficial & L-azy (Review) , pp. 53-54
Big Money Crime, by Kitty Calavita, Henry N. Pontell, and Robert H. Tillman, ...
- Big Money Crime by Kitty Calavita, Henry N. Pontell, and Robert H. Tillman, ...
[+] The Corner Drugstore (Review) , pp. 55-57
The Corner, by David Simon and Edward Burns
- The Corner by David Simon and Edward Burns
[+] Saving the Sentinel (Review) , p. 58
Sentinel Under Siege, by Stanley E. Flink
- Sentinel Under Siege by Stanley E. Flink
[+] Looking Backwards (Review) , pp. 59-62
The Future Once Happened Here, by Fred Siegel
- The Future Once Happened Here by Fred Siegel
- Cover Art