The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
May 1998 Issue - 20 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-7
Junketing Judges... Killers on the Loose ... Bill Gates, Bully... The Man Who Brought U...
- A Lobby the Media Won't Touch, pp. 8-13
How the media lobby wields its power in Washington--and how it gets away with it.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 14
- A Western Showdown, pp. 15-18
Before he can reinvent the Forest Service, Mike Dombeck will have to outsmart Western R...
- Memo of the Month, p. 19
- Reforming the Teachers' Unions, pp. 20-24
What the good guys have accomplished--and what remains to be done.
- A Vital Compromise, pp. 25-26
It's time to give vouchers a try in our worst public schools.
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 27
- A Kinder, Gentler Burma, pp. 28-29
For the right price, Washington lobbyists can put a positive face on the most oppressiv...
- Who's Who, pp. 30-31
Art & Politics
- Turning Boys Into Girls, pp. 32-37
How men's magazines are making guys as neurotic, insecure, and obsessive about their ap...
On Political Books
[+] The Lives Behind the Dream (2 Reviews) , pp. 38-40
Remembering the foot soldiers of the civil rights movement.
- Walking with the Wind by John Lewis and Michael D'Orso
- The Children by David Halberstam
[+] A Man Obsessed (Review) , pp. 41-42
LBJ was passionate, possessed--and one of the most complex men of our times.
- Flawed Giant by Robert Dallek
[+] Race and Reason (2 Reviews) , pp. 43-45
Moving beyond demagogues toward a color-blind society.
- The Color Bind by Lydia Chavez
- Making Race and Nation by Anthony W. Marx
[+] Playing the Market (Review) , pp. 46-47
Toy Wars, by G. Wayne Miller
- Toy Wars by G. Wayne Miller
[+] An 800-Pound Gorilla on the Ropes (Review) , p. 48
Trust Betrayed, by Dale Van Atta
- Trust Betrayed by Dale Van Atta
[+] Too Pat (2 Reviews) , p. 49
The Great Betrayal, by Patrick J. Buchanan
- The Great Betrayal by Patrick J. Buchanan
- Prosperity by Bob Davis
[+] the Uncivil Society (Review) , p. 50
Civility, by Stephen L. Carter
- Civility by Stephen L. Carter
[+] Crime and Common Sense (Review) , pp. 51-54
Getting Away With Murder, by Susan Estrich
- Getting Away With Murder by Susan Estrich