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April 20, 1998 Issue - 19 Articles
- Correspondence, pp. 4-5
Sidney Blumenthal on Monica, Stanley Hoffmann on Iraq, etc.
- TRB: Preemptive Strike
Peter Beinart, p. 6
The character questions about President Clinton are hardly unprecedents. Just ask Presi...
- Case Closed
The Editors, p. 7
Winners and losers in the Paul Jones case
- Notebook, p. 8
Palestinian parenting, Foley follies, etc.
- The Hard Questions: Sorry About That
Ronald Steel, p. 9
When is it right for governments to apologize?
- On the Hill: Ads Hominem
Erika Niedowski, p. 10
Bimbroglio makes its debut in congressional campaign commercials
David S. Cloud, p. 11
The trouble with the Clinton administration's effort to stop Russia from aiding Iran's ...
- Very Pat
Jonathan Chait, pp. 12-14
Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan's (not so) courageous plan to (not exactly) save Social...
- The New Order
Edward A. Gargan, pp. 15-16
Hong Kong's new masters insist that little has changed since Beijing took over. Meanwhi...
- All the Way to Timbuktu
Henry Louis Gates Jr., pp. 17-18
A sentimental journey to the historical center of Africa's intellectual life
- Roll Out the Barrel
Jonathan Cohn, pp. 19-23
The opponents of pork-barrel spending are at it again---this time decrying the fat new ...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Wag the Tale (Review)
Stanley Kauffmann, p. 24
Primary Colors (1998 Film), by Mike Nichols
- Primary Colors (1998 Film) by Mike Nichols
- On Art: Death and Realism
Jed Perl, pp. 25-29
Chuck Close's facile gridlock
- Corvo, for Levi
Ann Snodgrass, pp. 30-31
- The Incompatibilities
Norman Manea, pp. 32-37
[+] The Enemy Within (Review)
Roy Porter, pp. 38-39
The Gospel of Germs, by Nancy Tomes
- The Gospel of Germs by Nancy Tomes
[+] Late Expectations (Review)
Karl Miller, pp. 40-41
Jack Maggs, by Peter Carey
- Jack Maggs by Peter Carey
- Washington Diarist: High Lying
Jonathan Rauch, pp. 42-44
- Cover Photograph