The National Catholic Review

May 20, 2000

Vol. 182 No. 18Whole No. 4488

Editorials

Who's for Education?

If American voters do not feel threatened by the presence or imminence of a war or a depression, they can turn their attention to higher things when pollsters phone. In mid-March, a bipartisan poll asked its respondents to name the most important issues with which the next president must deal.

Articles

Books and Culture

Books
Hope Springs Eternal
Janice Farnham
When was the last time you picked up a long and thorough study by a professional historian that you couldn’t put down?
Books
A Life in Two Acts
Gerald T. Cobb
Samuel Clemens’s birth in 1835 and his death in 1910 coincided with successive appearances of Halley’s comet, providing an apt image for
Books
A Life in Two Acts
Gerald T. Cobb
Samuel Clemens’s birth in 1835 and his death in 1910 coincided with successive appearances of Halley’s comet, providing an apt image for
Books
Faith Traditions
Thomas Hughson
The co-editors of this sleek volume in CultureWork: A Book Series from the Center for Literary and Cultural Studies at Harvard are Marjor

Columns and Departments

The Word
Where Can You Find True Friendship?
John R. Donahue
The Word
Gifts for Mission
John R. Donahue
Columns
Forever Altered
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Letters
Letters
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