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Cover Story

Flawed to the Ameri-Corps

Cover Story | Political and religious leaders of many persuasions are talking about ways to renew American civic involvement. President Bill Clinton's prime project is…

In this issue: "Flawed to the Ameri-Corps," Oct. 19, 1996

Features

The market for minds

By Cal Thomas

National | Why is "public education" the last government monopoly?

Kidnapping threats not hindering mission work

International | But guerrilla presence forces heightened security measures

Crashing the parties

By Roy Maynard

National | Conservative candidate Phillips building for the future

We've met the enemy

By Roy Maynard

National | And it isn't necessarily the lack of spending on the drug war

Children's Defense Fund

By John W. Alexander

National | A new commandment CDF urges churches to keep the "Children's Sabbath" holy

Dispatches

This Week

Church burnings "There clearly are underlying racial tensions [in the South] and they manifest themselves in church burnings," claimed Mary Frances Berry of…

Quotables

President Clinton wants to a build a bridge to an anything-goes future where you can get away with it as long as you can talk your way out of it. Former…

Voices

Truthful or nice?

By Joel Belz

Dole's desire for "niceness" cost him his best shot at the presidency

Your last good work

By William H. Smith

Christian funerals should be treated as a worship service

Mailbag

A neglected issue Thanks for your outstanding cover story "A modest proposal" (Sept. 28). WORLD is the first news source I have seen address this vital issue.

Walking softly

By Marvin Olasky

But Teddy Roosevelt carried a big knowledge of Scripture

Culture

Music: Good, good-time music

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Zydeco artists party, but always keep God much in mind

Books: Jack Ryan for president

By John W. Alexander

Books | Conservative politicians fare better in fiction than in fact

Beltway Books: Laying up treasure

By John W. Alexander

Books | Exploring the economics of free trade and retirement

Culture Notes

Culture | Little snack of horrors R. L. Stine writes horror books for children. Though young readers love his scary tales, many parents object to their violence,

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