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March 5, 1990 Issue - 19 Articles
- TRB: Apparatchik City, pp. 4-5
Nobody here but us non-dissidents
- Correspondence, p. 6
Rich Senators on the defense, Yankees on the offense, etc.
- Tons for Guns, p. 7
The defense budget reveals Secretary Cheney to be living in a time warp. His plan to bu...
- Notebook, p. 8
Nelson Mandela and John Gotti: by any chance related?
- Water Down, pp. 9-11
Perrier's demise leaves a refreshing aftertaste
- Holding Patterns, pp. 12-13
Senator Bill Bradley agrees with his fellow Democrats: now is the time to sit around an...
- Who Needs NATO?, p. 14
The President will have to offer more convincing reasons if he wants Congress to keep s...
- Party Fault Lines, pp. 15-16
The repeal of Article Six was all over the Moscow papers, but cleaning ladies and coal ...
- Great Lenin's Ghost, pp. 17-19
Despite the excitement about the Party conference, economic ruin and the habits of dece...
- Gorbachev's Intellectual Odyssey, pp. 20-25
The theory that Gorbachev is scrapping Leninism only as a tactic to save it looks weake...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: The Woman in the Case (3 Reviews) , pp. 26-27
Everybody Wins (1990 Film), by Karel Reisz
- Everybody Wins (1990 Film) by Karel Reisz
- Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed (1990 Film) by Coline Serreau
- Stella (1990 Film) by John Erman
- On Theater: Actors Directing Actors, p. 28
The actors in Richard Jordan's Macbeth are classically trained, so why is the productio...
- On Music: Jolly Roger and the Musical Past, pp. 29-33
The authenticity movement in music is thriving, but the sounds all those original instr...
[+] What Is To Be Done? (4 Reviews) , p. 34
Inside Perestroika, by Abel Aganbegyan
- Inside Perestroika by Abel Aganbegyan
- Gorbachev's Struggle for Economic Reform by Anders Aslund
- Perestroika in Perspective by Padma Desai
- The Turning Point by Nikolai Shmelev and Vladimir Popov
- To H.J., the Master, pp. 35-37
[+] Pulpit Bully (Review) , pp. 38-39
The Jews in America, by Arthur Hertzberg
- The Jews in America by Arthur Hertzberg
[+] The Rhetorical Imagination (Review) , pp. 40-41
The Message to the Planet, by Iris Murdoch
- The Message to the Planet by Iris Murdoch
- Washington Diarist: Crushed Velvet, pp. 42-44
Vaclav Havel, Lou Reed, and a bat out of hell