The National Catholic Review

October 20, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 12Whole No. 4626

Editorials

Helping Head Start

Head Start, the federally funded program for preschool children from low-income families, is now up for reauthorization by Congress. Begun in 1965 by the Office of Economic Opportunity as an eight-week summer initiative, it soon expanded into a full-year program for children age 3 to school age.

Books and Culture

Books
Prejudiced Still
Andrew M. Greeley
Suddenly there are two books on anti-Catholicism, both of which have the same subtitle: The Last Acceptable Prejudice.
Books
Civic Collapse
Clayton Sinyai
According to a certain triumphalone might say self-satisfiedview of recent American history, our nation today is a far more democratic pl

Columns and Departments

The Word
What Did You Expect?
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Matters of the Heart
Bo Caldwell
Columns
A Curious Silence
Terry Golway
Columns
The Choice Is Mine
Ellen Rufft
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Poem
The Helpmate
Diane Engle
Letters
Letters
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