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The New Yorker • 81 Years, 2,910 Issues, 43,563 Articles, 369,246pp
February 17, 1997 Issue - 19 Articles
- Comment: Hazed and Confused, pp. 7-9
Is it ever kind to be cruel?
- The Mail, pp. 10-11
- Goings on About Town, pp. 12-30
- The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-33
O.J., the epilogue; the black-history business; etc.
- Letter from Washington: Balancing Act, pp. 34-42
Will John Kasich's budgetary obsession pay off?
- Our Far-Flung Correspondents: Getting to Know the Volcano, pp. 43-45
How the people of Montserrat are dealing with the daily threat of destruction
- "To Cupid", pp. 46-49
- Profile: The Church of Me, pp. 50-52
What are we to make of the great, idiosyncratic, and forgotten English painter Stanley ...
- "Hawk-Watching", pp. 53-61
- A Reporter at Large: Susan McDougal's Silence, pp. 62-69
Why would she rather stay in jail than break it?
- Showcase, pp. 70-73
- Fiction: "Visions Fugitives", pp. 74-77
The many consequences of Grandfather's untimely death
- "For C.", pp. 78-79
- A Critic at Large: Zora Neale Hurston, pp. 80-85
- At the Galleries: William H. Johnson, pp. 86-91
[+] The Current Cinema (2 Reviews) , pp. 92-94
- When We Were Kings (1996 Film) by Leon Gast
- Blood and Wine (1997 Film) by Bob Rafelson
- Musical Events: Copland's heirs, pp. 95-97
- Shouts & Murmurs, pp. 98-100
- Cover: Ghouls Rush In