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Cover Story

Powerful pen

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | Multiple Choice question: When a February meeting in Washington brought together religious leaders supporting legislation designed to help persecuted…

In this issue: "Honest Abe Rosenthal," March 14, 1998

Features

Poverty and pollution

International | Remembering the economist who showed Westerners can be friends of the poor and the environment

Scouts on the outs

By Roy Maynard

National | Under attack in several courtrooms, the BSA is in a struggle to preserve its very identity

Just one look

By Roy Maynard

National | That's all it took for an attorney general to seek indictment against Barnes & Noble for kiddie porn

Dispatches

Quotables

If God got her through the tornado, he'll get her through life. Kandi Weaver, paternal grandmother of 5-year-old Ashley Himes, the sole survivor in a Florida…

This Week

Calling the bluff Washington Post writer Ruth Marcus called Monica Lewinsky's lawyer's bluff last week. Appearing on NBC's Today late last month, William H.

Reviews

The best and the worst

By Terry Yount

Culture | The Grammys: notoriety sells, but talent thrills

Sharp, but so what?

By Chris Stamper

Culture | Kid's flicks, Slate at a price, & other cultural buzz

Books: Journalist as hero

By Roy Maynard

Books | Ernie Pyle: a reporter the public could respect

The androgynous zone

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | From "chick flicks" to Olympics coverage, American culture is becoming more and more feminized

Voices

Mailbag

Poor judgment My wife and I were upset by the tone and implications of the advertisement on page 17 of your Feb. 14 issue. We favor free speech, and the rough…

Libertarian hubris

By Timothy Lamer

Greed is not good, and it undermines liberty

Immoral equivalence

By Joel Belz

The systems aren't equal, but the men at the top have too much in common

Jackson Day

By Marvin Olasky

He would not bow down to the golden calf

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