Table of Contents

Cover Story

The Passing of a Peacemaker

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | From his teenage years, King Hussein of Jordan lived a life of extreme risk. His political life was no different, except that he distinguished himself as a…

In this issue: "Passing of a peacemaker," Feb. 20, 1999

Features

Death on life support

By Lynn Vincent

National | Well-financed charitable foundations keep the "right-to-die" movement alive and well

$1,700,000,000,000

By Cal Thomas

National | Clinton budget plan shows that, for Capitol Hill big spenders, it is more blessed to take and deceive

The main components

By Mindy Belz

International | The main components in the UN's population program for Kenya: Making contraceptives and training in birth control more available to adolescents "Adolescents…

Relief that isn't

By Mindy Belz

International | The already dramatic reduction in Kenya's fertility rate has not eased the daily tragedies in Nairobi's many slums. More than 100,000 people are concentrated…

It takes more than a village to depopulate one

By Mindy Belz

International | Contraceptive family planning and abortion advocacy mark the kind of "relief" international relief organizations energetically import to East Africa

Dispatches

News & Reviews

By David Aikman

Clinton walks Ankle bracelets & political fashion In the same month that the Senate voted not to remove Bill Clinton for lying under oath about sex, a…

Quotables

Unless you are going to kill people on the air ... there comes a point when you have oversaturated yourself. Oprah Winfrey, in the Sunday Times of London, on…

Taking jokes seriously

By Chris Stamper

Tank McNamara gets real, the Iron Mountain hoax, and other cultural buzz

News & Review

By The Editors

Going cold turkey on scandal coverage Passing time after the trial Admitting you have a problem is the first and most difficult step. So go ahead-it's nothing…

News & Reviews

By The Editors

Clinton walks Ankle bracelets & political fashion In the same month that the Senate voted not to remove Bill Clinton for lying under oath about sex, a…

Culture

Sinking standards

By Les Sillars

Culture | Men's magazines: sex and status equals sales

Music: Jagged little souls

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | What are feminist rockers Ani DiFranco and Alanis Morissette so angry about?

Founder's DNA revisited

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | But the media ignore evidence showing Thomas Jefferson and William Jefferson Clinton are not so similar

Columnists

Mailbag

Truth or consequences I have greatly appreciated your ongoing coverage of the impeachment hearings and the trial in the Senate ("Clinton's last dance," Jan.

Fake contrasts

By Marvin Olasky

Compassionate conservatism works in the inner city

It's depravity, stupid

By William H. Smith

Polls reflect all too accurately the state of the nation

Over my head

By Joel Belz

But God keeps bailing me out and building my staff

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