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May 1988 Issue - 22 Articles
- Letters, pp. 1-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-10
The naked state's attorney... remember Wendell Willkie... the stewardess's jokes... put...
- Hurts So Good, pp. 11-20
At POW school the Navy locked me in a box. Here's why I'm grateful.
- What Did Evan Mecham Ask the Pope?, p. 21
The jokes that impeached a governor.
- Memo of the Month, p. 22
- The Tin Cup Congress, pp. 23-28
In between fundraisers, they squeeze in a few hours to govern.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 29
- Which of the Following Can't Be Found in Fancy Restaurants?, pp. 30-33
a) salmon with dill; b) Dom Perignon; c) waitresses.
- Is Margaret Thatcher a Woman?, pp. 34-37
No woman is if she has to make it in a man's world.
- Monthly Journalism Award, pp. 38-39
- Who's Who, pp. 40-41
- Political Puzzle, p. 42
On Political Books
[+] The Iceman Cometh (3 Reviews) , pp. 43-45
No one can remember a funny moment with Michael Dukakis.
- Dukakis by Charles Kenney and Robert L. Turner
- Dukakis and the Reform Impulse by Richard Gaines and Michael Segal
- Creating the Future by Michael S. Dukakis and Rosabeth Moss Kanter
[+] The Case for Competition (Review) , pp. 46-50
How the Democrats can beat voodoo economics.
- Hard Heads, Soft Hearts by Alan S. Blinder
[+] If I Had a Hammer... (Review) , pp. 51-54
I'd make Tom Hayden stop issuing manifestos. (And stick to his gifts for action.)
- Reunion by Tom Hayden
[+] Art for Our Sake (Review) , pp. 55-57
The democratic vision of the WPA posters.
- Posters of the WPA by Christopher DeNoon
[+] Political Booknotes (5 Reviews) , p. 58
[+] Review The Yellow Wind, by David Grossman (Review) , p. 58
- The Yellow Wind by David Grossman
[+] Review To Raise an Army, by John Whiteclay Chambers II (Review) , p. 58
- To Raise an Army by John Whiteclay Chambers II
[+] Review Fighting Faiths, by Richard Polenberg (Review) , p. 59
- Fighting Faiths by Richard Polenberg
[+] Review Born Guilty, by Peter Sichrovsky (Review) , p. 60
- Born Guilty by Peter Sichrovsky
[+] Review I.F. Stone, by Andrew Patner (Review) , pp. 61-62
- I.F. Stone by Andrew Patner
- Cover after Rene Magritte