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January 29, 1990 Issue - 19 Articles
- TRB: Two Japanese Myths, pp. 4-5
Don't believe everything you hear about Japan's lower taxes and easy access to capital
- Correspondence, p. 6
Senator Imperfect, Chile's future, bear raids, etc.
- Annual Check-Up, p. 7
Bush's poll-conscious first year hasn't been marred by any disasters, but leadership ha...
- Notebook, pp. 8-9
Tutu's false analogy, abortion backtracking, etc.
- Washington Scene: Jargonaut, pp. 10-11
A deconstructionist reading of the Modern Language Association's annual convention
- Unholy Mass, pp. 12-14
The state's economic miracle has gone the way of Michael Dukakis's popularity. What wen...
- Paul Corbin, R.I.P., p. 15
Memories of the legendary fixer, advisor to the Kennedys, and pilferer---perhaps---of t...
- A Life Like a Work of Art, pp. 16-17
The Playwright-president crafts his own life as a work of art. Now we witness its extra...
- 'Bomzh' Away, pp. 18-20
Remember the myth that no one goes hungry in the U.S.S.R.? As it turns out, Soviet pove...
- On the Hill: Savage Gus, pp. 21-25
The Chicago Congressman responds the same way to all criticism: he calls it racist
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: The Battle After the War (Review) , p. 26
Born on the Fourth of July (1989 Film), by Oliver Stone
- Born on the Fourth of July (1989 Film) by Oliver Stone
- On Theater: Jewish Metaphysics, p. 27
Paddy Chayevsky, David Mamet, and Shel Silverstein deal with demons and dybbuks at Linc...
[+] The Intelligence Test (Review) , pp. 28-35
Wonderful Life, by Stephen Jay Gould
- Wonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould
[+] The Blinds Came Tumbling Up (Review) , pp. 36-38
And the Walls Came Tumbling Down, by Ralph David Abernathy
- And the Walls Came Tumbling Down by Ralph David Abernathy
[+] Treasure of the Sierra Padre (Review) , pp. 39-40
The Hustons, by Lawrence Grobel
- The Hustons by Lawrence Grobel
- The Cloud of Unknowning, p. 41
[+] Gone With the Whim (Review) , pp. 42-45
A Shield in Space?, by Sanford Lakoff and Herbert F. York
- A Shield in Space? by Sanford Lakoff and Herbert F. York
- Reykjavik Diarist: More Care Trouble, pp. 46-48
If you're going to have your vehicle stolen, Iceland isn't a bad place to do it