The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
July 1999 Issue - 20 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-7
The Scent of a Rose... Cheapskate Chic... Pornography 101... The Casket Store... Predat...
- All Expenses Paid, pp. 8-10
Exploring the ethical swamp of travel writing.
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 11
- The Running Mates, pp. 12-15
Who will be on the tickets in 2000?
- Who's Who, pp. 16-17
- Clueless in the Capital, pp. 18-24
Reporters get the right story wrong, and academics tune out.
- Memo of the Month, p. 25
- Getting Past the Spin, pp. 26-31
The press could do better--but so could government spokesmen.
- Code Blue, pp. 32-33
How managed care is putting emergency care into shock.
- The Lesson of Kosovo, pp. 34-38
When intervention is a risk worth taking.
On Political Books
[+] A Father and a Spy (2 Reviews) , pp. 39-40
A son's memoir and Soviet cable decrypts provide different perspectives on Alger Hiss.
- The View from Alger's Window by Tony Hiss
- Venona: Decoding Soviet Espionage in America by John Earl Haynes and Harvey Klehr
[+] The First Lady (Review) , pp. 41-43
A new biography is another example of how lucky the Clintons are in their enemies.
- The First Partner by Joyce Milton
[+] Getting Religion (Review) , pp. 44-46
How crime, illegitimacy, and baby boomer demographics kindled a religious revival.
- The Great Disruption by Francis Fukuyama
[+] The Healing Power of Truth (Review) , pp. 47-50
How South Africa came to terms with its past.
- Country of My Skull by Antjie Krog
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 51
[+] A Modern Machiavelli (Review) , p. 52
The New Prince, by Dick Morris
- The New Prince by Dick Morris
[+] An Internationalist Gets Even (Review) , p. 53
Unvanquished, by Boutros Boutros-Ghali
- Unvanquished by Boutros Boutros-Ghali
[+] The Media, Welfare, and Race (Review) , p. 54
Why Americans Hate Welfare, by Martin Gilens
- Why Americans Hate Welfare by Martin Gilens
[+] Refuting the Establishment (Review) , pp. 55-58
The Return of Depression Economics, by Paul Krugman
- The Return of Depression Economics by Paul Krugman