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August 1999 Washingtonian Magazine Contents – We’ve come a long way

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Capital Comment Redskins predictions . . . First ladies–Laura versus Tipper . . . Advice for Gen-Xers . . . Is Janet Reno leaving?

Where & When Lyle Lovett, Vince Gill at Wolf Trap . . . King Lear at the Shakespeare . . . Riverdance returns . . . Agassi versus Chang.

Flying High The man making traveling easier at area airports. By Ken Adelman.

Soul Searching Compelling books on spirituality, believer or not. By Richard Victory.

Stock Cops High-tech sleuths track down stock-market scams. By Michael Weiss.

Videos The master of suspense at 100. By Chuck Rich.

India Inc. Why Indians are becoming our high-tech kings. By Courtney Rubin.

That Girl From acting at Langley High to TV with Seinfeld. By Courtney Rubin.

Take a Bough Applause for the great trees of Washington. By Cynthia Hacinli.

Buy, Buy, Buy The Washington Post Company is on a shopping spree. By Harry Jaffe.

Splash! It's a great time for swim teams! Photographs by Paul Fetters.

"There's Been an Accident" A 16-year-old lost control of his car on a Bethesda road. A parent tells how the tragedy hit home. By Beth Baker.

We've Come a Long Way At the end of a century of change, 35 women tell how their lives are different. By Diane Granat and Sherri Dalphonse. Plus–Susan Richards Shreve on growing up between one world and another.

Dining Out, What's New, Wine

Shooting for Stars Todd and Ellen Gray open their dream restaurant. By Thomas Head.

Continuing Education By Brooke Foster.

A Homeowner's Survival Guide 100 people and companies–plumbers, roofers, electricians, and more–who are good at home repair. Edited by Sherri Dalphonse.

Gardening: How to have a beautiful lawn. By Linda Greider.

Luxury Apartments: Plugged In. By Tasha Stewart.

Luxury Homes

Singles Party Animals. By Ellen Ryan.

First Person Members Only. By D. Farquhar.