Et Cetera

THE WAGES OF HONESTY

Goaded by Congress, the CIA declassified a report calling for more public access to officials and historical documents. A benefit of CIA glasnost: "We have persuaded reporters to postpone, change, hold or even scrap" many stories adverse to U.S. interests.

VERDICT IN THE SUBWAY SLAYING

A jury convicted three men of knifing a Utah tourist to death in a New York City subway station. The 1990 murder of young Brian Watkins became a painful symbol of random urban violence. Watkins died attempting to protect his family from robbers.

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