Summaries on "hot-button" political and social issues. Best for overview on topics like "congress and dysfunction," "privacy," "imperial presidency," etc.
The consistent, reader-friendly organization provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.
ProQuest Newsstand provides full-text access to newspaper content from major national and international papers, including the Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Coverage varies by title but begins in the 1970s and includes current content.