The National Catholic Review

November 25, 2000

Vol. 183 No. 17Whole No. 4508


Election Day Shocks

Nearly a half century ago, an anthropologist named Cora Du Bois analyzed the values of U.S. society and concluded that Americans are optimistic activists. They expect that they and their institutions will succeed and succeed quickly.


In Dialogue
Avery Dulles, Ladislas Orsy

Books and Culture

The Buck Stops Here
Tom OBrien

I once had a close encounter with Alan Greenspan, chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, in a ritzy restaurant in Washington named Galile

Chernobyl's Faces
Emilie Griffin

Before you begin to read The Sky Unwashed, you think you know what you are in for.

The Big Green Book
James J. Conn

The United States has but one graduate program in canon law, and many seminaries and theologates do not have a full-time canonist among t

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Beginning of the End

John R. Donahue

The Word
Graced And Gracious

John R. Donahue

The Walker

Thomas J. McCarthy

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ

Cloned Child

J. M. Phillips


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