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The New Republic • 96 Years, 4,504 Issues, 84,793 Articles, 162,453pp
October 2, 1989 Issue - 18 Articles
- Correspondence, pp. 4-6
The teaching profession, terrorism, etc.
- Knock, Knock, p. 7
For years we've been telling the Communist world: let your people go. Now that they're ...
- Notebook, p. 8
About ice cream, cigarettes, and other addictions
- White House Watch: Avoiding Trouble, pp. 9-11
It's easy if you avoid leadership too
- What Crack Is Like, p. 12
A firsthand account of the drug you've heard so much about from people who've never tri...
- Jar Wars, p. 13
Thanks to drug hysteria, politicians are pissing in bottles as eagerly as they are kiss...
- Waiting for Wyoming, pp. 14-15
The Bush administration's dangerous policy of "constructive engagement" with the Soviet...
- Who's the Puppet?, pp. 16-17
Now that Cambodian peace talks have collapsed, it's time to stop letting Prince Sihanou...
- The Stanford Library, pp. 18-20
Why it's not ridiculous for the Bible and Toni Morrison to be on the same "Great Books"...
- Deng's Pyrrhic Victory, pp. 21-25
Tiananmen Square was a temporary setback for China's democracy movement, but a permanen...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Casualties of Hollywood (Review) , pp. 26-27
Casualties of War (1989 Film), by Brian De Palma
- Casualties of War (1989 Film) by Brian De Palma
- Competitive reading, pp. 28-33
- Weeds, p. 34
[+] Mr. X (4 Reviews) , pp. 35-37
Sketches from a Life, by George F. Kennan
- Sketches from a Life by George F. Kennan
- George Kennan and the Dilemmas of U.S. Foreign Policy by David Allan Mayers
- Kennan and the Art of Foreign Policy by Anders Stephanson
- George F. Kennan: Cold War Iconoclast by Walter L. Hixson
[+] The Economist's Heart (Review) , pp. 38-39
Passions Within Reason, by Robert H. Frank
- Passions Within Reason by Robert H. Frank
[+] Pen Pals (2 Reviews) , pp. 40-41
The Human Experience, by Daniil Granin and William Styron
- The Human Experience by Daniil Granin and William Styron
- The New Soviet Fiction by Sergei Zalygin
- Washington Diarist, pp. 42-44