HOME / The Slate60 : Analysis of the year's biggest philanthropists. The Slate 60 The 60 largest American charitable contributions for the first half (January through June) of 1998. By Ann Castle|Posted Friday, July 24, 1998, at 3:30 AM Tweet Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all The Slate60 articles. Follow the Life section. Follow stories by Ann Castle. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL There Is Nothing Miraculous About a Tornado, Wolf Blitzer A Huge Discovery About Prime Numbers—and What It Means for the Future of Math Steve Jobs’ Dream Device Has Arrived, and It's Made by Microsoft Click here to load comments.