The New Republic Archives
The New Republic • 96 Years, 4,504 Issues, 84,793 Articles, 162,453pp
January 5, 1998 Issue - 18 Articles
- Correspondence, pp. 4-5
Neo-nationalism, French honor, etc.
- TRB: Gorey Details, p. 6
What the vice president should have said about his phone-call fund-raising
- Principal Principles, p. 7
New York City's schools chancellor has a new way to reform public education: abolish te...
- Notebook, p. 8
Kim Jong Il's p.r. machine, a TV time-out for Wei Jingsheng, etc.
- Glenn C. Loury, p. 9
The Hard Questions: Welfare Pair:A liberal economist and a conservative political scien...
- The Lee Rout, pp. 10-11
Asian Americans used to be a solid Republican constituency. But that was before the GOP...
- Any Volunteers?, p. 12
The limits of America's Promise, Colin Powell's effort to marshal the private sector ag...
- Congo Games, pp. 13-14
Does U.S. policy on central Africa put mineral rights ahead of human rights?
- False Bennett, pp. 15-17
The former secretary of Education's newest weapon in his fight against gays: shoddy sta...
- Risky Business, pp. 18-19
The CIA's latest tactic is to disguise its agents overseas as American businessmen. But...
- Blacklist Whitewash, pp. 20-23
To hear the entertainment industry and the news media tell it, the saga of Hollywood's ...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: A Visit; A Voyage (2 Reviews) , p. 24
The Winter Guest (1997 Film), by Alan Rickman
- The Winter Guest (1997 Film) by Alan Rickman
- Titanic (1997 Film) by James Cameron
- On Art: Setting the State, pp. 25-28
What the modernists learned from the Ballets Russes
[+] America in Thick and Thin (Review) , pp. 29-34
Civic Ideals, by Rogers M. Smith
- Civic Ideals by Rogers M. Smith
- I Tried an Ox, p. 35
[+] Democratic Vistas (Review) , pp. 36-41
O My Land, My Friends, by Brom Weber, Langdon Hammer, and Hart Crane
- O My Land, My Friends by Brom Weber, Langdon Hammer, and Hart Crane
- Berlin Diarist: Past Imperfect, pp. 42-44
- Cover, Illustration