The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
December 1990 Issue - 21 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-7
The Phil and Marion show... the congressman's free Lincoln... the anchor-woman's missin...
- How They Missed That Story, pp. 8-16
The first casualty of Desert Shield was a skeptical press.
- Who's Who, p. 17
- The Making of the President 1996, pp. 18-19
The inner life of Dan Quayle.
- The Natives are Arrestless, pp. 20-24
The Justice Department has jurisdiction over Indian reservations, but is letting people...
- Memo of the Month, p. 25
- Mental Health Spas, pp. 26-28
How money intended for homeless psychotics went to suburban neurotics.
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 29
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 30
- Banking on Secrecy, pp. 31-36
With our banks about to go the way of our S&Ls, it's time we made the Freedom of Inform...
- The Worst City Government, p. 37
- Uncle Sam Doesn't Want You, pp. 38-47
Government agencies are a haven for the mediocre because they don't try to get anybody ...
On Political Books
[+] Good-for-Nothing Samaritans (Review) , pp. 48-49
Charities are as dependent on federal handouts as the worst welfare abuser.
- Charity Begins at Home by Teresa Odendahl
[+] What the Beltway Could Learn From the Bible Belt (Review) , pp. 50-52
Campaigns aren't horse races, they're moral arguments.
- Under God by Garry Wills
[+] Dishonest Abe (Review) , pp. 53-55
How LBJ's favorite Supreme Court justice became the prototype of Washington's valueless...
- Abe Fortas: A Biography by Laura Kalman
- Political Puzzle, p. 56
[+] Political Booknotes (3 Reviews) , p. 57
[+] Review Small Places, by Thomas H. Rawls (Review) , p. 57
- Small Places by Thomas H. Rawls
[+] Review The Defense Revolution, by Kenneth L. Adelman ... (Review) , pp. 58-59
- The Defense Revolution by Kenneth L. Adelman and Norman R. Augustine
[+] Review Who's at the Helm?, by Raymond Tanter (Review) , pp. 60-62
- Who's at the Helm? by Raymond Tanter
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