COVER: Who ambushed whom when the anchorman took on the Vice President?
An on- the- air contretemps featuring George Bush and CBS' s Dan Rather may help the Vice President bury his "wimp" image and strengthen his Iowa campaign. -- Rather' s high- strung and combative style make him television' s most controversial anchorman. -- In the kingdom of television, there are a thousand different styles, rituals, protocols. See NATION.
WORLD: Israel' s foreign friends recoil at its crackdown on Palestinians
Some leaders of the U. S. Jewish community, which provides Israel with vital financial and political support,...