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    Stories in This 1999 Series

    The Washington Post Century

    January | February | March | April | May | June
    July | August | September | October | November | December

    January 4
    How 1902's City of Tomorrow Became Capital of Today

    January 11
    In a Century of Change, Three Who Have Seen It All

    January 18
    On U St., Blacks Created a Powerful Symbol

    February 1
    She Painted the Town Pink

    February 15
    Chevy Chase, 1916: For Everyman, a New Lot in Life

    March 1
    1919 Race Riot Offered Glimpse of Future Struggles

    March 15
    The Man Who Left a Good Impressionist

    March 29
    A Vanished Team's Dream Season

    April 12
    Routing a Ragtag Army

    April 26
    The Battle of Arlington: How the Pentagon Got Built

    May 10
    'Government Girls': World War II's Army of the Potomac

    May 24
    For Black Migrants, D.C. Liberated Lives

    June 7
    At Gonzaga High, Crossing the Great Divide

    June 21
    Broken Ground, Broken Hearts - Urban Renewal Cost Homes

    July 5
    Pointing the Way in the Hunt for Communists

    July 19
    The Year the Whites Left the City

    August 2
    Alsop's Fabled Georgetown

    August 16
    A Town Grows in Fairfax

    August 30
    Washington's Main Drag

    September 13
    '60s Radio Days: A Sillier, Simpler Time

    September 27
    The Vietnam Protests: When Worlds Collided

    October 11
    City's 1st Mayoral Race, as Innocent as Young Love

    October 25
    Metro Was the Engine of Change in D.C. Area

    November 8
    Postcards From the Edge City

    November 22
    Moving In and Moving Up, Blacks Transform a County

    December 6
    Salvadoran Leaves Old Village, Finds New One in U.S.

    December 20
    A Big New Suburb Transforms a Part of an Old Frontier

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