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September 1997 Issue - 23 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-7
The Nazi's Retirement Plan... Big Wheel Mammas... Gandhi's Sweet Tooth... The Bell Atla...
- An Officer and a Gentleman, pp. 8-10
Why the concept isn't as silly as it may seem.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 11
- What's Cooking in the Ivory Tower, pp. 12-13
This year's social science research will surprise both conservatives and liberals.
Special This Month
- What's Hot at APSA, pp. 14-17
- Who's Who, pp. 18-19
- Where Are the Good Guys When We Need Them?, pp. 20-25
While the public interest groups fiddle, campaign finance reform burns.
- Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of a Good Beer, pp. 26-27
How the ADA has turned alcoholism into a right.
- Monthly Journalism Award, pp. 28-30
- Memo of the Month, p. 31
- The SAT Meritocracy, pp. 32-36
Is it based on real merit?
Report on Africa
- Addicted to Mobutu, pp. 37-39
Why America can't learn from its foreign policy mistakes.
- Assigning Blame in Rwanda, pp. 40-43
How to break the cycle of revenge in ethnic conflict.
- Fly the Fiery Skies, pp. 44-45
After Valujet, airline safety is still in question.
On Political Books
[+] An Insane System (Review) , pp. 46-47
How our judicial and public health systems are failing the mentally ill.
- The Mad, the Bad, and the Innocent by Barbara Kirwin
[+] If It Ain't Broke... (Review) , pp. 48-51
Keep your amendments off my Constitution.
- New Federalist Papers by Alan Brinkley, Nelson W. Polsby, and Kathleen M. Sullivan, ...
[+] Money Matters (Review) , p. 52
Money, by Andrew Hacker
- Money by Andrew Hacker
[+] [email protected] (Review) , pp. 52-53
At Large, by David H. Freedman and Charles C. Mann
- At Large by David H. Freedman and Charles C. Mann
[+] Vanity Affairs (Review) , pp. 54-55
Rage for Fame, by Sylvia Morris
- Rage for Fame by Sylvia Morris
[+] Facing Up to Farrakhan (Review) , pp. 56-57
The Farrakhan Phenomenon, by Robert Singh
- The Farrakhan Phenomenon by Robert Singh
[+] Continental Divide (Review) , pp. 58-59
Europe Adrift, by John Newhouse
- Europe Adrift by John Newhouse
[+] The Novel That Could Have Been (Review) , pp. 60-62
State of the Union, by David Callahan
- State of the Union by David Callahan