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The New Republic • 96 Years, 4,504 Issues, 84,793 Articles, 162,453pp
May 5, 1997 Issue - 19 Articles
- Correspondence, pp. 4-5
David Keene v. Stephen Glass on conservative loutishness, etc.
- TRB: Banality and Evil, p. 6
Louis Farrakhan is a bigot and a hater. Why do Republican conservatives flirt with him?
- Judgment Day, p. 7
A German court repeats what we know about Iran
- Notebook, p. 8
Reno corrupts Justice for Clinton, Byrd finds justice for pork, etc.
- Out of Order, p. 9
Why same-sex sexual harassers go free
- Balanced Books, pp. 10-11
The new front in the culture wars: libraries
- On the Hill: Left Hook, pp. 12-13
Forget about triangulation. The president, wracked by scandal, needs help from liberals...
- Minsk Dispatch: Back to the U.S.S.R., p. 14
In a small, nasty corner of Eastern Europe, a megalomaniacal dictator revives the bad o...
- Age of Innocence, pp. 15-16
Even as prison overcrowding forces the parole of dangerous, youthful criminals, a growi...
- Going Through the Emotions, pp. 17-19
Washington commences its annual slugfest over MFN for China, a struggle full of sound a...
- Superhighway Robbery, pp. 20-22
How America's broadcasters finagled tens of billions of dollars in airwave rights out o...
- The Hard Questions: Heaven Can Wait, p. 23
The difference between cultists and Christians
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Young People and Others (3 Reviews) , pp. 24-25
Chasing Amy (1997 Film), by Kevin Patrick Smith
- Chasing Amy (1997 Film) by Kevin Patrick Smith
- Hollow Reed (1997 Film) by Angela Pope
- Anna Karenina (1997 Film) by Bernard Rose
[+] Originalist Sin (2 Reviews) , pp. 26-35
A Matter of Interpretation, by Antonin Scalia and Amy Gutmann
- A Matter of Interpretation by Antonin Scalia and Amy Gutmann
- Original Meanings by Jack N. Rakove
[+] Master and Man (2 Reviews) , p. 36
The Analects of Confucius, by Simon Leys and Confucius
- The Analects of Confucius by Simon Leys and Confucius
- The Analects of Confucius by Chichung Huang and Confucius
- Everybody, pp. 37-38
[+] Meet the Platters (Review) , pp. 39-41
The Beggar and the Professor, by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
- The Beggar and the Professor by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
- Cambridge Diarist: My Wives Club, pp. 42-44