The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
November 1989 Issue - 21 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-9
The Korean counterattack... stressed-out mobsters... Harvard's missing money... HUD's h...
- Paperback Fighter, pp. 10-16
Ronald Reagan, George Bush, and Dan Quayle--and a lot of generals and admirals--give To...
- Who's Who, pp. 17-18
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 19
- Law School Lite, pp. 20-22
After spending $20,000 a year for tuition, too many law students are spending an extra ...
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 23
Why the President and Congress Don't Know What This Government is Doing: The Failures of OMB and GAO as Illustrated by HUD and Other Disasters
- What the Smartest Man in Washington Doesn't Understand. And Why it Will Hurt You., pp. 24-36
While OMB fiddles with numbers, Washington burns.
- Memo of the Month, p. 37
- Congress's Watch Dog: Mostly It Still Goes for the Capillaries, pp. 38-40
GAO has begun to shed its preoccupation with minutiae, but it continues to miss the gov...
- The Worst City Government, pp. 41-43
- Political Puzzle, p. 44
On Political Books
[+] Sex, Lies, and the Underclass (Review) , pp. 45-49
Michael Fumento argues that the heterosexual AIDS threat is overblown. Try telling that...
- The Myth of Heterosexual AIDS by Michael Fumento
[+] Memoirs of the Man the White House Said Didn't Exist (Review) , pp. 50-54
It's all here: the Bay of Pigs, the capture of Che Guevara, and the Iran-contra affair....
- Shadow Warrior by Felix I. Rodriguez and John Weisman
[+] Political Booknotes (6 Reviews) , p. 55
[+] Review The Privatization Decision, by John D. Donahue (Review) , p. 55
- The Privatization Decision by John D. Donahue
[+] 2 Reviews Warrior, by Ariel Sharon and David Chanoff (2 Reviews) , p. 55
- Warrior by Ariel Sharon and David Chanoff
- Road to Peace by Matti Golan
[+] Review Beyond Control, by Huntington Williams (Review) , p. 56
- Beyond Control by Huntington Williams
[+] Review The People's Religion, by George Gallup, Jr. a... (Review) , p. 57
- The People's Religion by George Gallup, Jr. and Jim Castelli
[+] Review Liar's Poker, by Michael Lewis (Review) , pp. 58-59
- Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis
[+] Review Lost Victory, by William Colby and James McCargar (Review) , pp. 60-62
- Lost Victory by William Colby and James McCargar
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