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March 22, 1999 Issue

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  • Editorial

    Jobs, Justice–Joy

    The drinks were pouring, the flesh was pressing and a "dream team" of brassy, bluesy, soul and salsa players out to affiliate San Antonio's Tejano bands with the American Federation of Musicians

    JoAnn Wypijewski

  • Re: Juanita Broaddrick

    We will never know the truth behind Juanita Broaddrick's claim that Bill Clinton raped her in a Little Rock hotel room in l978.

    Katha Pollitt

  • Reckoning in Guatemala

    The recent release of the report of the Historical Clarification Commission in Guatemala has injected new energy into a process that has been faltering since the signing of the December 1996 peac

    David Holiday

  • Kazan and the Bad Times

    Dalton Trumbo, a militant blacklisted screenwriter and novelist, commenting on the fifties struggle against government attempts to throttle the American left, said that in that battle there were

    Arthur Miller
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  • Books & the Arts

    Screendance

    I grew up on dance films, although they weren't known as such; they were called musicals.

    Valerie Gladstone

  • Soul Survivor of Auschwitz

    During a wide-ranging conversation I had with Primo Levi in his home in Turin in the summer of 1985, two years before his death, I asked him what effect Auschwitz had on him as a writer.

    Gabriel Motola

  • Touched by an Angel

    It's characteristic of Erick Zonca's extraordinary first feature, The Dreamlife of Angels, that we never learn how Isa got that scar across her right eyebrow.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Kazan and the Bad Times

    Dalton Trumbo, a militant blacklisted screenwriter and novelist, commenting on the fifties struggle against government attempts to throttle the American left, said that in that battle there were

    Arthur Miller

  • A Partisan’s Review

    In A Partisan View, one of the many memoirs in which score-settling refugees from the glory days of the anti-Stalinist, pro-Modernist quarterly bite each other on their kneecaps and thei

    John Leonard
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