The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
May 1996 Issue - 25 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-7
Madame Chiang Kai-Sean-Penn... The Monthly goes to bat... Massaging the law... and othe...
- Rush's Medicine Show, pp. 8-9
The dubious world of Rush Limbaugh's advertisers.
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 10
- A F.O.B. and the Mob, pp. 11-16
The Laborers' Arthur Coia has built himself into a Washington power player. But his uni...
- A Bad IDEA, pp. 17-19
How the nation's special education law is hurting our schools--and why Congress won't t...
- Blowing Smoke Rings Around the Statehouses, pp. 20-22
How the states roll over for the tobacco industry.
- The Real Blood Sport: The Whitewater Scandal Machine, pp. 23-31
Critics say Whitewater is about the Clintons' effort to contain a scandal. But even mor...
- Who's Who, pp. 32-33
- Where Have You Gone, Andrew Carnegie?, pp. 34-36
Why today's big earners should be big givers too.
- Memo of the Month, p. 37
- Bill Clinton: How to Save the Public Schools, pp. 38-39
The President prescribes surprisingly strong medicine for our ailing schools.
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 40
On Political Books
[+] Don Quixote With a Badge (Review) , pp. 41-42
How one New York cop took on the system--and paid the price.
- Crusader by James Lardner
[+] Mozart & Salieri (Review) , pp. 43-44
The rivalry and friendship between Kennedy and Nixon that dominated post-war America.
- Kennedy and Nixon by Christopher J. Matthews
[+] Lost at Sea (Review) , pp. 45-47
How the Reagan-era Navy sold taxpayers--and its own officers--down the river.
- Fall from Glory by Gregory L. Vistica
[+] Political Booknotes (8 Reviews) , p. 48
[+] Review They Only Look Dead, by E.J. Dionne, Jr. (Review) , p. 48
- They Only Look Dead by E.J. Dionne, Jr.
[+] Review The Ends of the Earth, by Robert D. Kaplan (Review) , pp. 49-52
- The Ends of the Earth by Robert D. Kaplan
[+] 2 Reviews Life Without Father, by David Popenoe (2 Reviews) , p. 53
- Life Without Father by David Popenoe
- Divorce by George Feifer
[+] Review The High Priests of American Politics, by Mark... (Review) , p. 54
- The High Priests of American Politics by Mark C. Miller
[+] Review The Mexican Shock, by Jorge G. Castaneda (Review) , p. 55
- The Mexican Shock by Jorge G. Castaneda
[+] Review Second Coming, by Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox (Review) , p. 56
- Second Coming by Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox
[+] Review Combat, by Warren Rudman (Review) , p. 57
- Combat by Warren Rudman
[+] Review Enforcement at the EPA, by Joel A. Mintz (Review) , pp. 58-59
- Enforcement at the EPA by Joel A. Mintz
- Political Puzzle, pp. 60-62