The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
March 1979 Issue - 20 Articles
- Letters, pp. 1-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-7
- Who Killed the Steel Industry?, pp. 8-19
- Memo of the Month, pp. 20-21
- What's Wrong With Roots, pp. 22-29
The ethnic movement urges us to recapture our separate pasts, but the culture of the me...
- Where to Stay in Washington, pp. 30-31
Annual Political Book Issue
[+] The Old Pro and the Comeback Kid (3 Reviews) , pp. 32-35
World War II produced a generation of historians willing to get out of the library. A ...
- Hiroshima by John Hersey
- American Caesar by William Manchester
- In Search of History by Theodore H. White
[+] The Failure of Barbara Jordan's Success (Review) , pp. 36-43
What Barbara Jordan reveals most in her autobiography is how little she accomplished.
- Barbara Jordan by Barbara Jordan and Shelby Hearon
- Who's Who, pp. 44-46
[+] Love and the Designated Hitter Rule (Review) , pp. 47-50
In an age of experts, we even hire our altruists
- Final Payments by Mary Gordon
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 51
[+] Leaders Who Follow and Leaders Worth Following (Review) , pp. 52-55
Why the politicians who, succeed in the end, are the ones who demand the most from us.
- Leadership by James MacGregor Burns
- Political Puzzle, p. 56
[+] The Diplomat's Disease (Review) , pp. 57-59
Moynihan had a cure.
- A Dangerous Place by Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Suzanne Weaver
[+] Richard Reeves on Political Books (Review) , pp. 60-61
Deciding What's News, by Herbert J. Gans
- Deciding What's News by Herbert J. Gans
[+] Political Booknotes (5 Reviews) , p. 62
[+] Review The Ides of March Conspiracy, by Clyde Matthews (Review) , p. 62
- The Ides of March Conspiracy by Clyde Matthews
[+] Review Japan, Korea, and China, by William Watts, Geo... (Review) , p. 62
- Japan, Korea, and China by William Watts, George R. Packard, and Ralph N. Clough, ...
[+] Review The Pendulum and the Toxic Cloud, by Thomas Wh... (Review) , p. 63
- The Pendulum and the Toxic Cloud by Thomas Whiteside
[+] Review The Price of Defense, by The Boston Study Group (Review) , p. 63
- The Price of Defense by The Boston Study Group
[+] Review Vicious Circles, by Jonathan Kwitny (Review) , pp. 64-66
- Vicious Circles by Jonathan Kwitny