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THE WEEK 18

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COVER: Let the Debates Begin

In the first encounter, a hoarse Clinton wins on points, partly because Perot proves so adept at blasting Bush’s record

32 Debate History: What we didn’t learn from past face-offs

34 Veep Stakes: Quayle and Gore have much in common

36 Gore Interview: “We’re not measuring drapes”

37 Quayle Interview: “People vote for Presidents, not Vice Presidents”

40 Ad Wars: Campaign commercials stick to issues, for a change

46

PRESS: Are the Media Biased?

Ideology rarely gets in the way of ambition and a good story

48

THE PRESIDENCY: Two Centuries and Counting

The White House turns 200

49

BUSINESS: Many Unhappy Returns

Fleeing low rates, investors find no safe haven in stocks

50

EUROPE: Death in Amsterdam

Holland’s worst air crash triggers a probe

55

GERMANY: A Bold Peacemaker

Willy Brandt put his country together again

56

SOCIETY: Did Anita Hill Make a Difference?

A year later, men are more aware but harassment persists

60

LAW: The Case for Animal Sacrifice

Is it a free exercise of religion — or gratuitous slaughter?

61

MEDICINE: How Do You Spell Relief?

Thanks to pain control, patients recover faster

65

NOBEL PRIZE: A Poet from the Caribbean

Derek Walcott is honored for his luminous language

66

PROFILE: A Stand-Up Guy

Comic and Oscar host Billy Crystal debuts as a filmmaker

70

MUSIC: Rap Around the Globe

Fad-hungry kids act up in a worldwide rhythm revolution

REVIEWS

CINEMA A River Runs Through It is an elegiac morality tale 72

MUSIC A plea for love suffuses Peter Gabriel’s new album 72

Songs of Freedom is Bob Marley’s stunning legacy 77

BOOKS Vietnam is revisited in A Murder in Wartime 78

The wacky world of Shampoo Planet 79

DEPARTMENTS

PUBLISHER’S LETTER 4

LETTERS 6

GRAPEVINE 17

MILESTONES 25

PEOPLE 83

ESSAY 84

COVER: Photograph for TIME by Cynthia Johnson

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