Bonfire of the Vanities (Congress)
The Senate votes to end perks it receives from lobbyists. Hmmm . . .
Diff'rent Votes (Chronicles)
Dispatches: Gotham's New Outrage: Truants! (Chronicles)
Gotham's New Outrage: Truants!
Informed Sources: May 23, 1994 (Chronicles)
What Do College Football Players Have in Common with the Executive Office Staff? (Chronicles / Inside Washington)
What Do College Football Players Have in Common with the Executive Office Staff?
No Seconds (Chronicles)
On Second Thought (Supreme Court)
By selecting Breyer as his nominee, Clinton bypassed his favorites and opted for a quick confirmation
The Presidency: H. Ross Clinton? (Congress)
H. Ross Clinton?
The Rules of the Club (Supreme Court)
The Week May 8-15 (Chronicles)
These Friends of Mine (Chronicles)
Unconvincing Democrat of the Week (Chronicles)
Waste Not, Want Not (Cities)
The new breed of big-city mayor acts like a CEO, cutting almost every cost except the police budget
Winners & Losers: May 23, 1994 (Chronicles)
No Longer Fenced In (Iraq)
Saddam is back in business as usual, wriggling out of the international embargo and rebuilding his weapons-procurement network
As the military strongmen try to outmaneuver him, Clinton weighs all the options: sanctions, negotiations, even invasion
Splitting At the Seam (Yemen)
A two-man rivalry escalates into war, threatening the four-year-old union between the North and South
WAR & TERRORISM
Armed Forces: The Living Room War (Armed Forces)
As the U.S. military shrinks, family violence is on the rise. Can the Pentagon do more to prevent it?
A Twist Before Dying (Crime)
A snafu at the execution of a serial killer inflames the debate about humaneness and capital punishment
Play...Fast Forward...Rewind...Pause U.S. Firms Want to Wire America for Two-Way Tv, But Their Systems Are Not Yet Ready for Prime Time
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
Magazine Contents Page (Contents)
May 23, 1994 Vol. 143 No. 21
Time Magazine Masthead (Masthead)
May 23, 1994 -- Vol. 143, No. 21
Fighting the Right Foe? (The Economy)
Critics say the Federal Reserve's determination to drive up interest rates is hurting the recovery
A father accused of sexual abuse wins a malpractice judgment against his daughter's therapists
Would quotas for death sentences ease the bias against black prisoners?
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
BOOKS: Ballads' End (Arts & Media / BOOKS)
Thomas Flanagan brings his Irish trilogy to a rueful close
THEATER: Furthermore: May 23, 1994 (Arts & Media / THEATER)
THEATER: Miserably Ever After (Arts & Media / THEATER)
Stephen Sondheim's new musical is unremittingly grim
CULTURE: The Mind Roams Free (Arts & Media / CULTURE)
Reynolds Price was dying of cancer years ago. But he, and his writing, have endured and thrived.
MUSIC: The Power of Two (Arts & Media / MUSIC)
The members of the duo Indigo Girls don't always agree, but as their new album proves, they make beautiful music together
War and Remembrance (Museums)
An upcoming Smithsonian Institution exhibition of Hiroshima angers some American veterans
BOOKS: Was the Picnic Ruined? (Arts & Media / BOOKS)
A leading black scholar recalls the bittersweet effects of the civil rights movement on his tiny, segregated hometown
Did Oppenheimer Really Help Moscow? (History)
A former Soviet spy's story draws fire from critics, who insist it contains errors and inconsistencies
Vietnam changed Lewis B. Puller Jr.'s life 26 years ago -- and led to his suicide last week