The National Catholic Review

October 20, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 12Whole No. 4626


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

Prejudiced Still
Andrew M. Greeley

Suddenly there are two books on anti-Catholicism, both of which have the same subtitle: The Last Acceptable Prejudice.

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

A Curious Silence

Terry Golway

The Choice Is Mine

Ellen Rufft

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson

The Helpmate

Diane Engle


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