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September 1997 Washingtonian Magazine Contents – Fall Weekends

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Capital Comment Security Alert at JFK Jr. Party . . . How the Redskins Will Win Ten Games . . . New Generation at the Post


Where & When Art of Arthur Dove, Gordon Parks, and Frans Lanting . . . the Zulu Macbeth . . . a Beethoven Festival.

Ask Mr. Science James Trefil wants us to understand science better so we won't be scared of Dolly the sheep. By Ken Adelman.

If These Walls Could Talk The Old Executive Office Building is full of colorful history. Here's what it's like to work there. By Herb Stein.

Life as a Redskin Trevor Matich tells the inside story of the guys, the coaches, the talk, and what happens in the pileups. With Randy Rieland.

Family Trees Moutoux Orchard is a three-generation love affair with peaches, apples, and cherries. By Laura Elliott.

"Hey, Mr. Durso . . ." The schedule needs fixing, a teacher is missing, and several thousand teenagers are roaming the halls. Welcome to the life of a high-school principal. By Diane Granat.

Grading Area High Schools SAT scores, college enrollment, class sizes, racial makeup, and more. Edited by Alicia Abell.

Such a Hitter In her film about Jewish baseball player Hank Greenberg, Aviva Kempner tries to knock stereotypes for a loop. By Kim Isaac Eisler.

Last Best Hope They have rare diseases, bizarre conditions. Some have only months to live. They come by the thousands to NIH in Bethesda, yearning to be cured. By Larry Van Dyne.

Clothes Call The Post's fashion editor hates women walking to work in sneakers, and she says white stockings are ugly. So what does she wear? By Diana McLellan.

Sing, Sing, Sing From choral, gospel, and folk groups to barbershop quartets and children's choirs, there's a place here for almost anyone who wants to join in song. By Robert Sinclair.

Fall Weekends Great country inns, mountain golf courses, easy hiking trails, scenic drives and train rides, dining in the country, wineries, and a Jimmy Stewart museum. Edited by Sherri Dalphonse.

Dining Guide Best Restaurants in North Arlington

Dining Out, What's New in Restaurants

Benefits Calendar

Luxury Homes

Singles Lounging Around at Chi Cha

First Person Hard Truths