In This Issue
Conor Cruise O'Brien, “Thomas Jefferson: Radical and Racist”; James Fallows, “A Talk With Bill Clinton”; Donald Hall, “From Willow Temple”; Nicholas Lemann, “Banana Man”; and much more.
A Conversation with Donald Hall
A Talk With Bill Clinton
The President shows himself to be at once confident about what we should do to better life for the next generation and guarded about how much we can achieve toward that end
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The Sub-Seabed Solution
Far from being embraced, a promising solution to the radioactive-waste problem faces stiff opposition from the federal government, the nuclear industry, and environmental interests
Thomas Jefferson: Radical and Racist
In the multiracial American future Jefferson will not be thought of as the Sage of Monticello. His flaws are beyond redemption. The sound you hear is the crashing of a reputation.
The Empty Symbolism of American Politics
Seeking a middle ground, liberal and conservative politicians alike propose split-the-difference "solutions" to our problems which seem plausible and pragmatic but do not, of course, represent solutions at all. What's missing? The dimension of reality,
Clinton Scandals, Inc.
Whitewater, the author writes, exemplifies the old saw that a lie can travel halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on.
Salsa Without Tears
You don't have to go for the burn to appreciate the subtlety and tingle of Mexican food.
A pseudonymous Los Angeles columnist stirs up the Korean-American community.
They're only children
From Willow Temple
During the day my parents tried to carry on as they always had. I was impressed by the aplomb with which they behaved, "for the child's sake." Their ability to deceive, to be utterly different by day and by night, carved itself into my soul.
Two Kinds of Paradise
Nevis has one of theCaribbean's grandest resorts and someof its most historic inns.
A Birth-Control Crusader
"The Sex Side of Life"--Mary Ware Dennett's Pioneering Battle for Birth Control and Sex Education
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