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February 2, 1998 Issue - 18 Articles
- Correspondence, pp. 4-5
University of Michigan alums sound off, etc.
- TRB: Gipper's Flippers, p. 6
Now at the GOP revival house: how Ronald Reagan slayed the deficit. Please check histor...
- Tocqueville and the Mullah, p. 7
Mohammed Khatami tries to make nice, Saddam Hussein tries to make trouble
- Notebook, p. 8
Second thoughts from the DNC and Len Downie, etc.
- The Hard Questions: The Big Shrug, p. 9
It's not hard to convince Americans that inequality is rising---so why is it hard to ma...
- New York Postcard: Littler Italy, pp. 10-11
Looking for an authetic cannoli? Try Westchester
- Indoamnesia, p. 12
During the 1920s, excessive austerity measures helped bring on worldwide depression. Ap...
- Scuttle Diplomacy, pp. 13-14
The U.S. is more involved in the Mideast peace process than it has been in ten years. I...
- Cultural Revolution at Texaco, pp. 15-17
After the infamous tapes scandal, Texaco didn't just apologize---it promised to transfo...
- Prosecutorial Indiscretion, pp. 18-23
Former Agriculture Secretary Michael Espy was almost certainly guilty of cronyism and p...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Vengeance and Vexation (2 Reviews) , p. 24
Wag the Dog (1997 Film), by Barry Levinson
- Wag the Dog (1997 Film) by Barry Levinson
- As Good As It Gets (1997 Film) by James L. Brooks
- On Theater: The Lion Queen, pp. 25-27
The Lion King confirms Julie Taymor as the pride of the pride
[+] Providence at Bat (Review) , pp. 28-33
Jackie Robinson: A Biography, by Arnold Rampersad
- Jackie Robinson: A Biography by Arnold Rampersad
[+] Golden Events (Review) , pp. 34-35
Image and Logic, by Peter Galison
- Image and Logic by Peter Galison
- More Mist, pp. 36-38
[+] Belle du Jour (Review) , pp. 39-41
The Art of Scandal, by Douglass Shand-Tucci
- The Art of Scandal by Douglass Shand-Tucci
- Washington Diarist: Stereo Type, pp. 42-44