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The New Republic • 96 Years, 4,504 Issues, 84,793 Articles, 162,453pp
December 29, 1997 Issue - 19 Articles
- Correspondence, pp. 8-9
Restoring a canyon, defending Bill Richardson, etc.
- TRB: The Powell Puzzle, p. 10
Is America's favorite former general really a product of affirmative action?
- Foul Shots, p. 11
Johnnie Cochran's misguided defense of a violent bastketball superstar
- Notebook, p. 12
Gun-shy warriors, Albright in Africa, etc.
- Lady's Night, p. 13
The quirky appeal of "Ally McBeal," TV's first-ever prime-time drama about a working woman
- The Hard Questions: Film Projects, p. 14
A new documentary lays bare the dilemmas of public housing policy
- Croatia Dispatch: On Edge, p. 15
Will ethnic cleansing follow the return of Serb-held territory to Zabreb's control?
- Matter Matters, pp. 16-17
Supercolliders for subatomic particles cost hundreds of millions of dolalrs. And they'r...
- Men Behaving Badly, pp. 18-19
Contrary to what some Supreme Court Justices seem to thing, same-sex sexual harassment ...
- Miss Treatment, pp. 20-22
How insurance companies are making women pay the price of health-care cost containment
- The Sick Business, pp. 23-27
Three years ago Congress rejected an uncaring bureaucratic health-care system run by go...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Around the World (3 Reviews) , p. 28
Welcome to Sarajevo (1997 Film), by Michael Winterbottom
- Welcome to Sarajevo (1997 Film) by Michael Winterbottom
- Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997 Film) by Clint Eastwood
- Kiss or Kill (1997 Film) by Bill Bennett
- On Theater: Ivanov Revisited, p. 29
Chekhov's youthful passion
- Dido in the Underworld, pp. 30-31
[+] An Indelicate Balance (3 Reviews) , pp. 32-35
The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy
- The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
- Mirrorwork by Salman Rushdie and Elizabeth West
- A Dragonfly in the Sun by Muneeza Shamsie
[+] The King Is Dead (Review) , pp. 36-40
Alexander the Great, by Richard Stoneman
- Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman
[+] Logocentrism (Review) , pp. 41-45
From Lascaux to Brooklyn, by Paul Rand
- From Lascaux to Brooklyn by Paul Rand
- Cambridge Diarist: I'm Not Pomerantz, pp. 46-48