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January 28, 1991 Issue - 18 Articles
- TRB: Feelings of Warmth, pp. 4-5
Dear Victor: lose the hump, okay?
- Correspondence, p. 6
In defense of Christmas, etc.
- Tom Foley, Gun Nut, p. 7
Why aren't people who want to buy pistols checked for criminal records? Ask the Speaker...
- White House Watch: The Hawk Factor, p. 8
On most issues George Bush is prepared to compromise. His Gulf policy is the very big, ...
- The Press: Embargoed, pp. 9-10
How come it took the national press, this journal included, over a year to print the Ma...
- Sand In Our Face, pp. 11-12
The Saudi Arabian desert is no picnic ground for U.S. forces. A report on frayed Americ...
- Perplexed, pp. 13-14
Are we morally justified in going to war against Iraq? An honest answer depends on non-...
- Washington Scene: A Strauss Waltz, pp. 15-16
What did Bob Strauss and his fellow Washington fixers do in exchange for Matsushita's m...
- Bill Folds, pp. 17-20
Senator Bill Bradley has been presidential timber for many years, but somehow he never ...
- Nuking the Nukes, pp. 21-23
Iraq isn't the only little country within reach of a big bomb. The time is ripe for a b...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Troubles, Then and Now (2 Reviews) , pp. 24-25
Alice (1990 Film), by Woody Allen
- Alice (1990 Film) by Woody Allen
- Hamlet (1991 Film) by Franco Zeffirelli
[+] The Un-American Mind (Review) , pp. 26-29
Giants and Dwarfs, by Allan Bloom
- Giants and Dwarfs by Allan Bloom
[+] The Supreme Courtier (Review) , pp. 30-31
Abe Fortas: A Biography, by Laura Kalman
- Abe Fortas: A Biography by Laura Kalman
- Edgar Degas: 'Family Portrait (or the Bellini Family) 1858-1860', p. 32
[+] The Real Founding Fathers (3 Reviews) , pp. 33-37
The Greek Discovery of Politics, by Christian Meier
- The Greek Discovery of Politics by Christian Meier
- Bread and Circuses by Paul Veyne
- Pericles of Athens and the Birth of Democracy by Donald Kagan
[+] Cast of Characters (Review) , pp. 38-41
The House of Barrymore, by Margot Peters
- The House of Barrymore by Margot Peters
- Washington Diarist: Revise, Revise, pp. 42-44
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