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April 17, 2000 Issue

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  • Feature

    Whose Millennium March?

    Scheduled for April 30, the Millennium March on Washington for Equality--the fourth national lesbian and gay rally on the Mall--may sound like your standard, good old-fashioned mass march on Wash

    Joshua Gamson

  • Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On

    The front-loaded primary regime produced its expected result by the first week in March: George W. Bush and Al Gore wrapped up the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations.

    Walter Dean Burnham

  • Pakistan on the Brink

    Pakistan today is a complete mess, a sad example of what can happen when a once-favored "frontline state" is reduced to the status of a cold war orphan.

    Tariq Ali

  • Editorial

    Who Is Putin?

    Russia's third presidential election, on March 26, should have been historic--the first democratic transfer of Kremlin power via the ballot box.

    Katrina vanden Heuvel
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  • Books & the Arts

    Legionnaire’s Disease

    If you squint long enough at Claire Denis's amazing Beau Travail--you'll have to squint, given the African sunlight--you will make out the faint contour of a story.

    Stuart Klawans


  • The New U

    While the public has been napping, the American university has been busily reinventing itself.

    David L. Kirp
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