NATION El Salvador: A Lot of Show, but No Tell (COVER STORIES) Judging Spies and Eyes Terror, Right and Left A bloody struggle rips Central America and endangers U.S. interests The Powers That Would Be Playing It Cool or Frozen in Ice? Barbed Farewell The Presidency by Hugh Sidey: Needed: Strength and Patience (The Presidency/Hugh Sidey) Hasty Exit Arms Chill Loose Talk and Stacked Cadavers WORLD Persian Gulf: A Hot and Holy War (Persian Gulf) Britain: It Happens Every Spring (Britain) Poland: The Long Night of Martial Law (Poland) Snow Kidding Italy: Songs of the Pentiti (Italy) SOCIETY In California: Tremors on the Fault (American Scene) Living: Return of the Mini (Living) PRESS Press: Late Late Show Newswatch Thomas Griffith: Hindsight on Romantic Haze (Newswatch/Thomas Griffith) RELIGION Religion: Blueprint for Union BUSINESS Dangers in the Big Buildup (Economy & Business) Bomb Bottleneck (Economy & Business) Airlines in a Nose Dive (Economy & Business) Hassled Cartel (Economy & Business) Hands Off (Economy & Business) Current Shock (Economy & Business) Computer Coup (Economy & Business) EDUCATION Education: Who Is Really Better at Math? ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Music: A Grand Phantasmagoria (Music) Video: And Now, Fernwood 4-Real (Video) Show Business: Hail, Poetry (Show Business) Cinema: Gays to the Fore, Cautiously (Cinema) Theater: Decline of the Wasp (Theater) Books: Hard Times in Hard-Cover Country (Books) Books: Trebles (Books) Books: Inflation (Books) MILESTONES Milestones: Mar. 22, 1982 PEOPLE People: Mar. 22, 1982 On The Record: Mar. 22, 1982 TO OUR READERS A Letter From The Publisher: Mar. 22, 1982 (A Letter From The Publisher) LETTERS To The Editors ESSAY Essay: Have We Abandoned Excellence?