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January 25, 1999 | The Nation

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January 25, 1999

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The great objection which we, in common with so many others, had to
impeachment when it was first talked of, was that it would either be or
seem, not a criminal trial, but an exertion of part

The other day Linda Douglass, the Congressional correspondent for ABC
News, commented to Peter Jennings that some "conservative" Republican
senators were opposed to a plan that Senate majorit

Columns

Twenty-six years ago, when the world was young, Jerry Brown began his
reign in Sacramento and, even though I wrote some rude things about him
at the time, life was certainly fun.

So now comes forward John McCain,
A high-tech version of Gawain
When with his steed, a Navy plane.
He says he's forming his campaign

Articles

Enter the glass doors at 222 West 14th Street in New York
City, and the chaos of traffic horns and tire-screeches, jackhammers and
concentrated humanity recedes into a hush.

Books & the Arts

Book

Anyone with first- or even secondhand knowledge of the real-life subject
must have wondered what strain of myopia possessed those producing the
1991 TV miniseries Separate but Equal wh

Book

In October in Las Vegas, Mike Tyson went before the Nevada Athletic
Commission to ask it to reinstate his boxing license, which had been
suspended after Tyson took a bite out of Evander Holyfie

Film

To begin the new year with something old: Milestone Film and Video has
just re-released two films of antiquarian interest, directed
(appropriately enough) by British film historian Kevin Brownl

Art

A characteristically handsome painting by Joan Mitchell is on view at
the Museum of Modern Art in the exhibition American Art:
1940-1970
.