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The New Republic • 96 Years, 4,504 Issues, 84,793 Articles, 162,453pp
December 4, 1989 Issue - 20 Articles
- TRB: Who Killed Communism?, pp. 4-5
Don't all speak up at once
- Correspondence, p. 6
Old antipathies, D'Amato's competition, Shakespeare, etc.
- After the Wall, p. 7
The American Century was fun while it lasted
- Notebook, pp. 8-9
Hoes and miters, constitutional keepsakes, etc.
- Abortive Issue, p. 10
Is there pro-life after Webster? The Republicans are beginning to wonder
- Undertow, pp. 11-12
Coping with the flood of Soviet emigres
- Pilot Error, p. 13
India's voters are no longer sure they like it when Rajiv Gandhi say, 'This is your cap...
- Scholar Slip, pp. 14-15
The drain in brains is mainly Britain's pain
- Danube Fever, pp. 16-17
Our man hits the campaign trail with a bunch of Hungarians in the shopping malls and ho...
- Silber Bullet, pp. 18-19
Q: How does a principled conservative improve public education? A: He throws money at it
- Pooped Party, pp. 20-21
A leaked transcript of a conference at Moscow's Higher Party School shows a major ideol...
- Punk Perestroika, pp. 22-27
The mood in Moscow is edgy, nervous, a little scary---bordering on apocalyptic. Weirdne...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Claiming the Throne (Review) , pp. 28-29
Henry V (1989 Film), by Kenneth Branagh
- Henry V (1989 Film) by Kenneth Branagh
[+] Uncaptive Minds (Review) , pp. 30-33
The Uses of Adversity, by Timothy Garton Ash
- The Uses of Adversity by Timothy Garton Ash
[+] Reality in America, Cond'd (Review) , pp. 34-35
The Real Thing, by Miles Orvell
- The Real Thing by Miles Orvell
- Postmodern Love, pp. 36-39
[+] Flood of Forms (Review) , pp. 40-43
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters, by Julian Barnes
- A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes
[+] Persian Visions (Review) , pp. 44-45
The Pilgrim's Rules of Etiquette, by Taghi Modarressi
- The Pilgrim's Rules of Etiquette by Taghi Modarressi
- Costa Rica Diarist: Democracia, pp. 46-48