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Woven Figure Conservatism and America's Fabric, 1994-1997

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ISBN-10: 0684825627

ISBN-13: 9780684825625

Edition: 1997

Authors: George F. Will

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List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 11/12/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

George F. Will writes a twice-weekly column that is syndicated in over 450 newspapers and a biweekly column in Newsweek. He has received several awards including the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, the Bradley Prize for Outstanding Intellectual Achievement, the National Headliners Award, and a Silurian Award. Five collections of his Newsweek and newspaper columns have been published and he has written several other works including A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred. He also appears each Sunday on the ABC News program This Week.

The Tyranny of Nonchalance
With Friends Like These
The Food and Drug Administration vs. "Family Discord"
Sheldon Hackney Teaches Talking
Neo-Paternalism and the Battered Woman Syndrome
Sex in Sacramento
Tears and Chinese Take-Out Food at Tufts
The Sensitivity Sweepstakes at Chico
Anti-Americanism at the Smithsonian
Of Metal Dollars and Males Bonding with Strippers
Baby Boomers, So Elevated in Every Way ...
A Heartbreak Hunk and a Nice Prom
At Melissa Drexler's Prom
Fanatics for "Choice"
Eventful 1965
"Sixties Idealism" and "Psychedelic Optimism"
Understanding the Sixties: Begin with Barry
1994: Tacky Royalty and Tonya Harding
1995: Oh, a Revolution
1996: In Our Wee Galaxy
An Epithet No More
Contra Croly
The Fourth Awakening
The Politics of Soulcraft
1828 and 1971
The Agrarian Movement Against Modernity
A Course Correction in the Capital of Liberalism
Big Government in the Black Canyon
The Cultural Contradictions of Conservatism
Oklahoma City: From the Fevered Minds of Marginal Men
Anti-Fascism in Phoenix
The Abstract Compassion of "Gladiators for Liberation"
Law and the Making of a Scofflaw Nation
Connoisseurs of Conflict
"Extreme Fighting" and the Morals of the Marketplace
The Crisis of Character Development
Prepare the Wee Harnesses
Eloise Anderson: Off the Plantation
The Chambers Brothers' Career Choices
Replaceable Product, Fungible People
A Columbia Within America's Borders
At the Border: Arduous Lives of Honorable Frustration
The "Growth Model" and the Growth of Illiteracy
Multiculturalism as Compulsory Chapel
The Paradox of History Standards
Intellectual Cotton Candy
Intellectual Segregation
The Abuse of Excuses
Coney Island and the Guiding Arithmetic of Delusion
The "Decent" Against the "Street"
Ambiguities of Assimilation
Our Towns
The Great Divide
Ignition in Sandtown
Harlem's Pink Hallways
"Tipping the Forty": Growing Up in Jersey City
Atoms to Molecules in Dorchester
The First Amendment and the Speech-Rationers
The Outlaws at KTOZ-AM
How Bad Law Begets Bad Law
"Wacko" Hurley Gets His Way
And Now, a Right to Be Obnoxious
Judges and the Definition of Marriage
Animosity and the Constitution
Dead End: From Topeka to Kansas City
The Dangerous Cult of Cultural Diversity
Arizona, a Conquered Province
The Case Against Categorical Representation
Dismaying Good News About Race
Gotham Gets "Reality Therapy"
New York, Between Singapore and Dodge City
Corrections Coektails and Supermax
1937: Leviathan's Birth
The Equity of Inequality
Here We Go Again: Is Economic Dynamism Desirable?
Malthus Reversed
First, Sell the Prison to Yourself
The Case for a Supermajority
The Case Against
Bilingual Ballots: A Seriously Bad Idea
Voting by Mail: Another Improvement That Isn't
Artistic Dependency
A Case Study of Contemporary Government: "Rent Seeking" with the "Perimeter Rule"
Moralism and Cynicism in Rhode Island
Sheep and Supply-Side Government
Maryland Sacks Itself
AIDS: The Evolution of an Epidemic
The Real Opiate of the Masses
Gambling: "The Pathology of Hope"
1994: 1938 Redux
Bod Dole: The Ledger of His Daily Work
Taking Conservatism Slumming
A Weird Sincerity
Clinton the Inconsequential
It's Over?
Entitlement and Disappointment
Fast Ride, No Driver
Sweeney Sends a Frisson
Incivility and Senator Byrd
Astronomy Cures Zealotry
America's Lost Sense of the Tragic
"What Have We Gone Through the Twentieth Century For?"
A Tale of Two Cities: Madrid and Belgrade
Sabbatical from Seriousness
A Distinctively Human Activity
Fascism's Second Spring
History Revs Its Engine
America: Rome or Venice?
Safety and Sanguine Predictions
A Marvel of Naval Architecture
The Counterculture at Quantico
Russia's Memory
NATO and Russia's National DNA
China and Curzon's Law
The Brothers Netanyahu
The Spectacle of Suffering
Thomas Jefferson: Clay, but Uncommon Clay
The Passionate Life of William Gladstone
TR: "Steam Engine in Trousers"
FDR's Heroic Ebullience
The Greatest American of the Century?
Lenin: Man of the Century
Richard Nixon's Life of Resentment and Tenacity
Frederick Taylor: Busy, Busy, Busy
Alger Hiss's Grotesque Fidelity
Justice for "Engine Charlie"
Zorn Arkus-Duntov: Zooooooooooom
Vance Packard's Self-Refutation
Al Capone and Huey Newton: Two Styles of Upward - For a While - Mobility
Allen Ginsberg, Symptom
Philadelphia's Deliverance
Strom Thurmond, Bringing Pleasure to the Beacon
Paul Wellstone's Political Unitarianism
Erwin A. Glikes 1937-1994
Hurrying to the Next Traffic Jam
Learning to Worry at a Higher Level
The Ladies in the Tub in the Rotunda
Chief Illiniwek: In a Hostile Environment
Pennsylvania Excitements
Huck in a Ford Explorer
The Problem with Cats: Their Catness
"Counting Sheep"
Disney Sounds Retreat
ESPN Dependency
Strange Doings in the Living Room