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The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
December 1986 Issue - 22 Articles
- Letters, pp. 1-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-9
Software kings... nerve gas... a writer's creed... and other odds and ends.
- Who's Who, p. 10
- Dialing for Dollars, pp. 11-16
Telemarketing is becoming a huge industry, and its sleazy underside has grown up with it.
- Why We Liked Dick, pp. 17-20
Did everybody you knew always hate Nixon? That's not how it was where came from.
- Down the Toilet, pp. 21-27
Where did Venezuela's loan money go?
- Memo of the Month, p. 28
- The Bad Barrel, pp. 29-31
Wall Street says Dennis Levine was a yuppie who got greedy -- an aberration in a good s...
- Political Puzzle, p. 32
- The King of Quotes, pp. 33-38
Why the press is addicted to Norman Ornstein.
- Monthly Journalism Award, pp. 39-40
On Political Books
[+] Taking Conservatives Seriously (Review) , pp. 41-44
Lessons from the right-wing emergence.
- The Rise of the Counter-Establishment by Sidney Blumenthal
[+] What Ed Meese and Thomas Jefferson Have in Common (Review) , pp. 45-48
Neither one thought the Supreme Court ought to have the final say. The Constitution wil...
- A Machine That Would Go of Itself by Michael Kammen
[+] The Morning After (3 Reviews) , pp. 49-53
Liberals have fallen out of love with the revolutionaries of Southeast Asia.
- When the War Was Over by Elizabeth Becker
- Bitter Victory by Robert Shaplen
- Portrait of the Enemy by David Chanoff
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 54
[+] Political Booknotes (7 Reviews) , p. 55
[+] Review Real Coke, by Thomas Oliver (Review) , p. 55
- Real Coke by Thomas Oliver
[+] Review Pentagon, by Allen Drury (Review) , p. 55
- Pentagon by Allen Drury
[+] Review Fidel: A Critical Portrait, by Tad Szulc (Review) , pp. 56-57
- Fidel: A Critical Portrait by Tad Szulc
[+] Review Why ERA Failed, by Mary Frances Berry (Review) , p. 58
- Why ERA Failed by Mary Frances Berry
[+] Review United States of America vs. Sex, by Philip No... (Review) , p. 58
- United States of America vs. Sex by Philip Nobile and Eric Nadler
[+] Review Bureaucratic Responsibility, by John P. Burke (Review) , p. 59
- Bureaucratic Responsibility by John P. Burke
[+] Review Sometimes a Shining Moment, by Eliot Wigginton (Review) , pp. 60-62
- Sometimes a Shining Moment by Eliot Wigginton