In This Issue
Explore the March 1994 print edition below. Or to discover more writing from the pages of The Atlantic, browse the full archive.
A short story
Almost 20 percent of America's bridges have been deemed "structurally deficient." Herewith, a look at where in the country our safe and unsafe bridges are
Gun-control laws may save some lives, but they can never stem the flow of guns, and they divert attention from the roots of our crime problem.
As joblessness grows and companies eliminate employees in the name of efficiency and productivity, a valuable opportunity is being ignored. In one expert’s opinion, tax credits, higher interest rates, and aggressive development of overseas markets can crea te permanent jobs, stimulate the economy, and make possible the host of quality-of-life programs America desires
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau ‘s Schubert song cycle is endlessly instructive, even if it isn’t always transporting
Like the Dreyfus Affair, the Rushdie Affair has in complicated ways divided opinion along left-right lines. And it isn’t easy to say which side has behaved better—or worse
It’s time for my hopelessly inaccurate Academy Award predictions. Any resemblance to actual Oscar nominations, living or dead, is contentedly wishful.