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Vol. 137, No. 12 MARCH 25, 1991


WORLD: The clash between Boris and Mikhail heats up over a Soviet referendum

Gorbachev has the power, Yeltsin the popularity; neither can overcome the other, and the country spins closer to a new cycle of repression.

-- Iraq's disunited rebels fail to produce a credible successor to Saddam Hussein.

-- Baker finds a new Middle East spirit, but the old rigidity on specifics.


NATION: Police brutality roils L.A.

Four cops are indicted as their chief battles resignation demands. -- A gang movie sparks widespread violence. -- Where are the Democrats? -- Returning troops may find normal life a letdown.


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