The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
May 1978 Issue - 21 Articles
- Letters, p. 4
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 5-8
- Political Puzzle, p. 9
- Surprise: The Property Tax Could Be Good for You, pp. 10-17
Property taxes are the most hated taxes in America, but they shouldn't be. Here's why.
- Memo of the Month, pp. 18-19
- Thinking Like a Captain: How to Make General, pp. 20-28
Getting ahead in the post-Vietnam Army.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 29
- Where to Stay in Washington, pp. 30-31
- Thinking Like a Doctor: Why They Charge So Much, pp. 32-41
Exhaustion chic, paternalism, and other features of the world the doctors made.
- Who's Who, pp. 42-43
- Life Without Badges: The Cost of Cover in the CIA, pp. 44-48
In a society where people often live to impress their friends, what do you do when you'...
- My Side of the Story, pp. 49-54
A former New York Times reporter who got too close to a source--she fell in love with h...
[+] Political Books (Review) , pp. 55-56
Air Time, by Gary Paul Gates
- Air Time by Gary Paul Gates
[+] Political Booknotes (8 Reviews) , p. 57
[+] Review Honorable Men, by William E. Colby and Peter F... (Review) , p. 57
- Honorable Men by William E. Colby and Peter Forbath
[+] Review The Illusion of Peace, by Tad Szulc (Review) , pp. 58-59
- The Illusion of Peace by Tad Szulc
[+] Review New York Jew, by Alfred Kazin (Review) , pp. 60-61
- New York Jew by Alfred Kazin
[+] Review Political Control of the Economy, by Edward R.... (Review) , p. 62
- Political Control of the Economy by Edward R. Tufte
[+] Review The Seven Deadly Sins Today, by Henry Fairlie (Review) , p. 62
- The Seven Deadly Sins Today by Henry Fairlie
[+] Review The Supreme Court and its Publics, by Larry Ch... (Review) , p. 63
- The Supreme Court and its Publics by Larry Charles Berkson
[+] Review Victim Compensation, by Roger E. Meiners (Review) , p. 64
- Victim Compensation by Roger E. Meiners
[+] Review The Wanting of Levine, by Michael Halberstam (Review) , pp. 64-66
- The Wanting of Levine by Michael Halberstam