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
The Choice Is Mine

Ellen Rufft

Columns
A Curious Silence

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson

Poem
The Helpmate

Diane Engle

Letters
Letters

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