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With a happy eye but-- America and the world, 1997-2002

Author: George F Will
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The columnist imparts his views on such topics as Whitewater, Monica Lewinsky, the impeachment trial of Clinton, the debate over partial-birth abortions, the 2000 election, baseball, and the deaths of his mentor and father.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Will, George F.
With a happy eye but-- America and the world, 1997-2002.
New York : Free Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606880654
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George F Will
ISBN: 0684838214 9780684838212
OCLC Number: 49894603
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: To the "Gallant Girls" (Just Kidding) of National Cathedral School --
Chicks with Sticks --
Marines, Rough and Polished --
A Summons to Gratitude --
In Praise of Fierce Patriotism --
The Unabomber and American Squeamishness --
The Unabomber's Sanity --
The Black-Lung Disease of the Intelligentsia --
Minibars and Family Values in Vegas --
The Anthropology of Latte Towns --
Et Tu, Brooks Brothers? --
Secrecy and the Mother of Stupidity --
The Triumph of "Perceptions" --
Rodney King Revisited --
Victimhood as an Equal Opportunity Condition --
The Census and Tiger Woods --
Making Uniforms into Billboards --
Oh, Swell. New York Wins Again --
Nykesha Sales Misses the Point --
1951 Diminished --
Fifty-one Two-Bit Solutions --
Santa and His 214,200 Reindeer --
NASA and the Meaning, if Any, of Life --
1997: Year of Living Dangerously --
1998: Not in Good Taste --
1999: Satisfactory, Sort Of --
2000: The Most Interesting Year of the Millennium, So Far --
2001: Ring the Bells Backward --
The World --
War Beyond the World of Westphalia --
The Relevance of General Sherman --
The Healthy Aspect of War --
Next, Weapons of Mass Disruption? --
Scary Scenarios from a Decorous Cassandra --
Arms Control by F-16 --
The End of Human Nature, Not History --
New Consequences for Old Ideas --
Disintegration --
Language and the Logic of Events --
Kosovo and America's Identity --
Russia's Long Crawl Up from Communism --
Italy's Fifty-ninth Postwar Try --
Cheddar Man and the Abolition of Britain --
The European Union's Lawlessness --
Denmark and Goliath.
Responsibility: George F. Will.
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The seventh collection of the work of America's Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, this is Will's enlightening take on recent events--the Clinton years, from Whitewater to Monica to the impeachment  Read more...

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