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March 29, 1999 | The Nation

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March 29, 1999

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Editorials

Washington has begun the annual spring drug certification ritual.

Henry Kissinger, realpolitiker nonpareil, never gave a damn about human rights.

Columns

Since you weren't bent all out of shape

By hearing Bill accused of rape,

It's now assumed that it won't trouble you

To hear some dirt about George W.

Music

Does it seem to you that feminism this past year was just one long gargle over the meaning of Monica? That the biggest women's issue was whether oral sex is sex?

Articles

The present lull in the fighting between Eritrea and Ethiopia may lead to a shift in their bitterly fought contest to the negotiating table, but an end to hostilities between two of the poorest

Beverly Enterprises controls more than 60,000 nursing-home beds, more than any other company worldwide.

Research assistance was provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute.

Books & the Arts

Art

If we think of a historical period as defined by what the French have usefully designated a mentalité--a shared set of attitudes, practices and beliefs--then periods end when one <

Book

For Danielle Crittenden, the "click" came when she was going to play tennis with her husband and a couple of acquaintances. She left her racket on one side of the court.

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The publication of Jonathan Galassi's translation and meticulous annotation of Eugenio Montale's Collected Poems, 1920-1954 has been justifiably celebrated on both sides of the Atl

Film

Monday: Screening of Garry Marshall's The Other Sister, which seems to be about a goldfish.