Washington Diarist

April 1979
New Republic;4/28/79, Vol. 180 Issue 17, p42
Discusses various issues related to practical politics in the United States. "Fortune" magazine complaint about the left's introduction of sexual innuendoes into American foreign policy; Opportunities to watch journalists making fools of themselves in Washington, D.C.; Competition between defenders and critics of nuclear energy following the near-catastrophe at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania; Comparison between "The New Yorker" and "National Review" periodicals' coverage of the Harrisburg incident; Ames, Iowa, school board measure to prohibit the hiring of smokers for any school district jobs.


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