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February 26, 1990 Issue - 19 Articles
- TRB: Second Thoughts, pp. 4-5
Liberals, guns, and the Constitution
- Correspondence, p. 6
The Japanese megaphone blares back
- The States of the Unions, pp. 7-8
- Dead Man's Peace , p. 9
- Notebook , pp. 10-11
- McLibraries, p. 12
Local branches can build up their circulation figures with junk books and videos. But w...
- White House Watch: The Deceiving Line, p. 13
Bush operates on the principle that fooling people is fine, so long as you don't actual...
- Panama Postcard: Day of the Gringo, pp. 14-15
As Panama dithers about whether to have an army, the traffic police are getting edgy
- Washington Scene: Bright Lights, Spin City, p. 16
You are not the kind of guy who would be in a House like this as this time of night
- Great Expectations, pp. 17-19
In the wake of de Klerk's stunning speech, the question for South Africa is not whether...
- How to Aid A.I.D., pp. 20-22
There are plenty of ways. One is to make assistance depend on pro-growth economic policies
- The Turning Point, pp. 23-25
Erich Honecker faces a choice between dying and going to prison. His party is in only s...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Odd Couples (2 Reviews) , p. 26
Stanley and Iris (1990 Film), by Martin Ritt
- Stanley and Iris (1990 Film) by Martin Ritt
- Sweetie (1989 Film) by Jane Campion
[+] A Friend Writes (Review) , pp. 27-33
The Complete Book of Covers from The New Yorker: 1925-1989,
- The Complete Book of Covers from The New Yorker: 1925-1989
[+] The Hard-Line Blues (2 Reviews) , pp. 34-36
The Great Universal Embrace, by Kenneth L. Adelman
- The Great Universal Embrace by Kenneth L. Adelman
- Command of the Seas by John F. Lehman, Jr.
- Against Whitman, p. 37
[+] Play Wystan for Me (Review) , pp. 38-42
The Complete Works of W.H. Auden, Vol. I, by Edward Mendelson, W.H. Auden, and Christop...
- The Complete Works of W.H. Auden, Vol. I by Edward Mendelson, W.H. Auden, and Christopher Isherwood, ...
- Washington Diarist: Life Imitates Art, pp. 43-44
If novelists can't compete with the newspapers, why do their fictions keep coming true?