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November 8, 1999 Issue

  • Editorials

    Banning the Ban

    The Senate Republicans' shameful rejection of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty was the work of a core of hard-line conservatives led by Senator Jesse Helms.

    the Editors

  • The Unthinkable

    When the Republican majority in the Senate voted down the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty on October 13, President Clinton called their act "partisanship at its worst." The Washington Post a

    Jonathan Schell

  • Bertelsmann’s Revisionist

    The Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute provided research assistance.

    John S. Friedman and Hersch Fischler

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  • Books and the Arts

    Our Monumental Mistakes

    To the surprise of historians themselves, history--or at least its public presentation--has become big business.

    Eric Foner

  • Rough and Tumble

    Begin with a cluster of molecules in the void. The camera zooms away from them, sucking you back through some dim anatomical corridor.

    Stuart Klawans

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