The Washington Monthly Archives
The Washington Monthly • 42 Years, 418 Issues, 7,592 Articles, 27,230pp
October 1999 Issue - 21 Articles
- Letters, pp. 2-3
- Tilting at Windmills, pp. 4-7
Bruce The Innocent... Alms for Buffett... Culinary Cowardice... Brigadier Gigolo... Tak...
- You've Got A Long Way To Go, Baby, pp. 8-12
Women's magazines continue to create--and exploit--women's anxiety.
- What Was Really Great About The Great Society, pp. 13-17
The truth behind the conservative myths.
- Who's Who, pp. 18-19
- Monthly Journalism Award, p. 20
- Deadly Surprise, pp. 21-24
Will Y2K cause chemical disasters?
- Memo of the Month, p. 25
- Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, pp. 26-31
Why did one of Washington's most respected law firms agree to represent Big Tobacco?
On Political Books
[+] Washington's Confessor (Review) , pp. 32-35
In Shadow, presidential aides and lawyers look out for themselves, not the president.
- Shadow by Bob Woodward
- The Final Days Of The Third Reich, pp. 36-39
As told to Woodward and Bernstein.
[+] Blaming The Messenger (2 Reviews) , pp. 40-41
Two new books hark back to a media "golden age" that never existed.
- Republic of Denial by Michael Janeway
- Rich Media, Poor Democracy by Robert W. McChesney
[+] Taking On Big Tobacco (Review) , pp. 42-43
The struggle against tobacco companies is far from over.
- Assuming the Risk by Michael Orey
[+] The Custody Dilemma (Review) , pp. 44-45
When should the state take children away from their parents?
- Solomon's Sword by Michael Shapiro
[+] The Decline Of The Presidential Campaign (Review) , pp. 46-48
A great campaign reporter describes what we've lost.
- No Way to Pick a President by Jules Witcover
- Tidbits and Outrages, p. 49
[+] Way Before Gingrich (Review) , p. 50
A Necessary Evil, by Garry Wills
- A Necessary Evil by Garry Wills
[+] Poisoned Land (Review) , pp. 50-51
Biohazard, by Ken Alibek and Stephen Handelman
- Biohazard by Ken Alibek and Stephen Handelman
[+] Affirmative Reaction (Review) , pp. 52-53
The Bridge over the Racial Divide, by William Julius Wilson
- The Bridge over the Racial Divide by William Julius Wilson
[+] Grounds for Dissent (Review) , p. 54
Uncommon Grounds, by Mark Pendergrast
- Uncommon Grounds by Mark Pendergrast
[+] Remembering Apollo (Review) , pp. 55-58
The Race, by James Schefter
- The Race by James Schefter