The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
June 1991 Issue - 21 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-5
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 6-9
Betting on Aunt Betsy... the sweet-and-sour stock option... Les Aspin's joy ride... the...
- Why Are Droves of Unqualified, Unprepared Kids Getting into Our Top Colleges?, pp. 10-15
Because their dads are alumni.
- Hack in the USSR, pp. 16-23
Taking dictation, clipping Kissinger's columns, feigning allegiance, and other noble pu...
- Who's Who, p. 24
- Lethal Weapon, pp. 25-27
When thousands die in high-speed police chases, who do we really need protecting from?
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 28
- The W-2 Step, pp. 29-32
The Democrats are right that the Social Security tax is unfair, but they're wrong about...
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 33
- What Mother Teresa Could Learn in a Leather Bar, pp. 34-40
Gay men's response to AIDS shows how the larger community can help heal itself.
- Memo of the Month, p. 41
- Bookshelves of the Vanities, pp. 42-47
Tom Wolfe, Jackie O, and other literati lavishly raise millions for the New York Public...
On Political Books
[+] Cliffhanging (Review) , pp. 48-50
How the consummate counsel came to need a lawyer.
- Counsel to the President by Clark Clifford and Richard Holbrooke
[+] National Endowment for Administrators (Review) , pp. 51-53
The NEA's real problem isn't crucifixes in urine--it's bureaucrats in Dubuque.
- Public Money and the Muse by Stephen Benedict
- Political Puzzle, p. 54
[+] Political Booknotes (6 Reviews) , p. 55
[+] Review Nancy Reagan: The Unauthorized Biography, by K... (Review) , p. 55
- Nancy Reagan: The Unauthorized Biography by Kitty Kelley
[+] Review Cold Warrior, by Tom Mangold (Review) , p. 56
- Cold Warrior by Tom Mangold
[+] Review Fighting for Air, by Liz Trotta (Review) , p. 57
- Fighting for Air by Liz Trotta
[+] Review Panama: The Whole Story, by Kevin Buckley (Review) , p. 58
- Panama: The Whole Story by Kevin Buckley
[+] Review Coming to Public Judgment, by Daniel Yankelovich (Review) , p. 59
- Coming to Public Judgment by Daniel Yankelovich
[+] Review Israel's Secret Wars, by Ian Black and Benny M... (Review) , pp. 60-62
- Israel's Secret Wars by Ian Black and Benny Morris