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Cover Story

Accessory to murder?

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | The killing of four Cuban-American private rescue pilots by Fidel Castro's air force has provoked official, after-the-fact outrage from the U.S. government.

In this issue: "Castro’s license to kill?," Aug. 3, 1996

Features

Heaven-bound passenger

By Bob Jones

National | A family perseveres in faith in young son's death over the Atlantic

GOP's new role models

By Joe Maxwell

National | Will Whitman and Molinari typify the Republican future?

Dole should step aside

By Cal Thomas

National | It would be a last self-sacrificing act for an American hero

Time is money

National | Economic crunch is taking time from parents and children

Dispatches

Quotables

A moment that surpassed sport entirely. A USA Today editorial lauding the "pure courage" of Kerri Strug's "Olympian vault on a blown ankle." The editorial…

This Week

Third time's the charm? The House July 18 and the Senate July 23 approved a welfare-reform bill that moves closer to President Clinton's latest-stated…

Voices

Big stories, little details

By Joel Belz

Credibility demands that journalists strive to get both correct

Her brain or her heart?

By David Aikman

In choosing a child's education, the range of possibilities doesn't end there

Mailbag

Southern exposure The modernist theology of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" ("A hymn of hate," June 22/29) is reflective of the theological liberalism that…

Dole's spiritual flatlands

By Marvin Olasky

Perhaps it's time for evangelical voters to declare August 16 Independence Day

Culture

Books: Private lives, public acts

By George Grant

Books | Biographies look to the private to analyze public achievement

Music: The road to ruin

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Other Christian bands following U2's sad fall from faith

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