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Cover Story

Yes, sir, Mr. President

by The Editors

Cover Story | As Congress raced to sew up the tax-and-budget accord with the White House before the August recess, one issue separated the two sides: education choice. A…

In this issue: "Face Off," Aug. 9, 1997

Features

A princess shunned

International | Letter from Burkina Faso

Africa's raging storm

By Mindy Belz

International | Ethnic warfare respects no borders: Uganda ravaged by strife

Another look at Forbes

By Cal Thomas

National | Publisher-politician provides a breath of fresh air on taxes

A real page-turner

By Jay Grelen

National | Kid-porn picture book torn up in store after protest ignored

God and man behind bars

By Roy Maynard

National | Prison Fellowship's InnerChange, an in-prison pre-release program in Houston, will be viewed as a grand test case for other faith-based rehabilitation…

Dispatches

Quotables

We know that many people think this is an unnecessary way of taking advantage of energy. Bo Forslund of Sweden's national organization of morticians,

This Week

Diplomat on the warpath Citizen William Weld, who quit the governorship of Massachusetts last week to campaign in Washington full-time for the job President…

Voices

Mailbag

PR blunder? I have worked for more than a decade as an editor and for a time was employed at a public relations firm. Zondervan's PR professionals, in…

Providential ants

By The Editors

Learning to see God's hands in all life's troubles

Weekly WORLD, year 'round

By Joel Belz

A Christian worldview is too big a thing for small containers

Staying the course

By Marvin Olasky

Confusion in Congress threatens welfare reform

Culture

Beltway Books: The wealth of nations

By Doug Bandow

Books | Analyzing issues of protectionism, foreign aid, free trade

Books: Our leadership crisis

By George Grant

Books | Remedies for our over-managed but under-led generation

Talk Radio: I am my country's mom

By Arsenio Orteza

Culture | Talk radio host Dr. Laura is the Rush Limbaugh of morality

Culture Notes

Culture | A correction WORLD reported two weeks ago that only Fox News was broadcasting the Senate Campaign Finance Hearings, chaired by Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.).

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