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Cover Story

Battling the cultural menace

by Gene Edward Veith

Cover Story | Can the return of Star Wars-high-tech and sci-fi in style,but medieval in substance-help lead the cultural fight against postmodernism?

In this issue: "Saber savior," May 22, 1999

Features

The fires next time

By Mindy Belz

International | While the president focuses on Kosovo, military analysts suggest it is only a matter of time before U.S. forces are called upon again. Here are 10 potential…

Reagan: Jedi Knight

Politics | Star Wars really did help defeat the Evil Empire

Faith vs. the Force

By R. Albert Mohler Jr.

Commentary | In trying to evoke "spirituality," George Lucas turns to myth instead of the Bible

Dispatches

A Disney divorce

By Chris Stamper

Katzenberg vs. Eisner, getting under the hood of that classic PC, and have-it-your-way television

Quotables

Well Mr. Chairman, one down, 120 to go. Johnnie Chung, who funneled illegal campaign contributions to Bill Clinton's 1992 reelection campaign, to House…

News & Reviews

By The Editors

campaign-finance crook speaks out Chung told: 'Keep your mouth shut' Johnny Chung was a top Democratic Party moneyman until his name became a headline in the…

Voices

Mailbag

The darkest hour We were pleased to read the article "Night terrors" (April 24), describing the conditions for everyday Serbs, who are innocent people under…

A grieving primer

By Andrée Seu

Postcard from a friend going through the shadow of death

Digging in

By Joel Belz

Even car designers are slipping into a defensive mode

Exit strategy

By Marvin Olasky

Better schools can help us transcend racial preferences

Culture

TV: A different teen idol

By Roy Maynard

Television | Joan of Arc: forerunner of the Religious Right?

Phantom characters

By Chris Stamper

Movies | Lucas fails to replicate the thrills of the original, but The Phantom Menace will likely make a big cultural impact

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