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Issue: "Kosovo: What's next?," April 10, 1999

At some point you have to do something good with your life. God didn't seem particularly impressed with my collection of cars and motorcycles. He's not an enthusiast when it comes to material possessions.

Comic and Tonight Show host Jay Leno, on why he, with his wife, joined Hollywood's crusade against the oppression of Afghan women by the Taliban party.

When you fly less than 50 bombing sorties per day for seven days, you're not serious about what you're doing.

Retired Air Force Gen. Buster Glosson, one of the key planners of the Persian Gulf War air campaign, on the NATO campaign against Yugoslavia. Many former Air Force officers are critical of the Clinton administration for returning to the incremental use of force that failed during the Vietnam War.

If any Michigan State students hear me, if you have season tickets, I'll buy them from you and I hope you never come to a Michigan State game again.

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Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo, reacting to riots in East Lansing, Michigan, after his team lost to Duke in the NCAA tournament's Final Four.

I won't allow him to run this jail.

Oakland County (Michigan) Sheriff Michael Bouchard, reacting to the possibility that Dr. Jack Kevorkian, his new prisoner, may go on a hunger strike. Officials say Dr. Kevorkian will be fed intravenously if he does so.

If we get an anti-choice president in the year 2000, we will see the overthrow of Roe vs. Wade.

Kate Michelman, president of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, after addressing a pro-abortion luncheon in San Francisco.


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