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The New Republic • 96 Years, 4,504 Issues, 84,793 Articles, 162,453pp
October 20, 1997 Issue - 19 Articles
- TRB: Honor Code, pp. 4-5
The misguided drive to "desegregate" public school classes for gifted students
- Correspondence, pp. 6-8
Nike's factories, MIT's admisssions policy, etc.
- The McCain Mutiny, p. 9
Senator John McCain has bargained away a key element of his campaign finance reform bil...
- Notebook, pp. 10-11
Bill Clinton hugs Betsy McCaughey, Joycelyn Elders hugs herself, etc.
- Jail Baiting, p. 12
The latest dubious idea in the fight against teen pregnancy: locking up the fathers
- On the Hill: Kicked Out, p. 13
The GOP gets nasty with immigrants---again
- Penalty Box, pp. 14-16
The Republicans' hopeless crusade agianst the "marriage tax"
- Washington Scene: Con Games, p. 17
Discord spoils yet another Washington jamboree for right-wing pundits
- Exhibiting Bias, pp. 18-19
The Smithsonian Institution has a new strategy for dealing with its conservative critic...
- An Illusion for Our Time, pp. 20-24
Bill Clinton has embraced a big new idea: that economic interdependence is rendering mi...
- The Hard Questions: Baby Bazaar, p. 25
The case against surrogate motherhood
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Domestic Mischief (2 Reviews) , p. 26
Washington Square (1997 Film), by Agnieszka Holland
- Washington Square (1997 Film) by Agnieszka Holland
- In and Out (1997 Film) by Frank Oz
- On Art: Latest and Greatest, pp. 27-31
The risky perfection of Georges Braque
[+] The Typist (Review) , pp. 32-35
Simenon: A Biography, by Pierre Assouline
- Simenon: A Biography by Pierre Assouline
[+] The Road From Serfdom (Review) , pp. 36-39
Socialism and War: Essays, Documents, Reviews, by Friedrich A. Hayek and Bruce Caldwell
- Socialism and War: Essays, Documents, Reviews by Friedrich A. Hayek and Bruce Caldwell
- Portrait of a Girl as the Letter A, pp. 40-42
[+] A Minor Master (Review) , pp. 43-45
Robert Penn Warren: A Biography, by Joseph Blotner
- Robert Penn Warren: A Biography by Joseph Blotner
- Seattle Diarist: Gates's Heaven, pp. 46-48