The weekly standard : a reader: 1995-2005 / William Kristol, editor

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Subjects: Popular culture--United States--History
United States--Politics and government
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York, NY : HarperCollins, c2005
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xviii, 538 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / William Kristol
Frederic Barnes, Sr / Fred Barnes 3
Dorothy Lamour / David Gelernter 6
Ben Hogan / Jay Nordlinger 12
Elia Kazan / Stephen Schwartz 17
Joe DiMaggio / Donald Kagan 27
Edward C. Banfield / James Q. Wilson 33
Paul Coverdell / Matthew Rees 37
Ronald Reagan / Jeffrey Bell 40
Seth Benardete / Harvey Mansfield 53
Daniel Patrick Moynihan / William Kristol 56
Johnny Carson / Larry Miller 59
John Paul II / Joseph Bottum 65
Mrs. Clinton's very, very bad book / P. J. O'Rourke 81
Status-income disequilibrium / David Brooks 93
A thought experiment in support of estate taxes / Irwin M. Stelzer 103
The Clinton legacy / Noemie Emery 109
I disonesti / David Tell 116
Notes on the hairless man / David Skinner 120
The inner history of the McCain campaign / Tucker Carlson 127
The beauty of suburban sprawl / Fred Barnes 140
Gore's spoiled ballot / David Tell, William Kristol 147
Karl Rove, White House impresario / Fred Barnes 152
The greatness that was Giuliani / John Podhoretz 161
The neoconservative persuasion / Irving Kristol 164
Bush's gospel / Terry Eastland 170
Fear and intimidation at Harvard / Harvey Mansfield 182
The great white waste of time / Matt Labash 186
How liberalism failed Terri Schiavo / Eric Cohen 201
Bosnia : the republican challenge / David Tell 213
Saddam must go / William Kristol, Robert Kagan 218
At last, Zion / Charles Krauthammer 222
A tale of the New China / Ethan Gutmann 237
A cowering superpower / Reuel Marc Gerecht 244
The United State of America / David Tell 253
Valor and victimhood after September 11 / Tod Lindberg 257
Liberte, egalite, judeophobie / Christopher Caldwell 268
A year of firsts and lasts / Matt Labash 285
The fog of peace / David Brooks 290
Liberating Iraq / Stephen F. Hayes 299
The Holocaust shrug / David Gelernter 322
On tyranny / William Kristol 328
A realigning election / Robert Kagan, William Kristol 331
The Middle East George W. Bush has made / Reuel Marc Gerecht 336
The brilliant show that killed Broadway / John Podhoretz 347
Edward R. Murrow : infotainment pioneer / Andrew Ferguson 353
The New York Times Magazine at 100 / Philip Terzian 364
The torture of writer's block / Joseph Epstein 368
The terrible beauty of W. B. Yeats / Christopher Caldwell 378
What World War II was fought for / David Tell 384
Updating George Washington / Andrew Ferguson 392
The great war and its historians / David Frum 405
Pro wrestling and the end of history / Paul A. Cantor 414
The God of the bestseller list / Alan Jacobs 425
Rediscovering sarah Orne Jewett / Claudia Winkler 434
The last public poet : rereading Robert Lowell / Joseph Bottum 443
Virgil's Aeneid - and ours / Robert Royal 454
Bob Dylan's lyric verse / Christopher Hitchens 462
Hawthorne and the American past / Wilfred M. McClay 471
The Trilling imagination / Gertrude Himmelfarb 481
Liberal sports / conservative sports / Fred Barnes 493
At the red lobster with Tammy Faye / Matt Labash 496
My father's mansion has many holes / David Brooks 499
My detested fellow pilgrims / Joseph Epstein 502
The no-luck club / Christopher Caldwell 505
A child's Christmas in Pierre / Joseph Bottum 508
My career in forgery / Tucker Carlson 511
The high school alumni football tradition / Victorino Matus 514
The idiocy of rural telephony / Richard Starr 517
Self-distraction / Andrew Ferguson 520
An open letter to the Maryland office of unemployment insurance / David Tell 523
Ashes to Ashes / Christopher Caldwell 526
Dog's worst friend / Andrew Ferguson 529
Brotherly losers / Jonathan V. Last 532
Alternate Title(s): Weekly standard (Washington, D.C.).
Additional Authors: Kristol, William
Notes: ISBN: 0060852747 (alk. paper) :$27.95
EAN: 9780060852740
OCLC Number: 61503319
ISBN/ISSN: 0060852747
9780060852740