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October 5, 1992 Vol. 140 No. 14

THE WEEK 18

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COVER: Lies, Lies, Lies

From private fibs to public whoppers, rampant lying is a spreading dry rot in the American body politic

Dishonest Abe: Garry Wills on Lincoln's methods

28

THE CAMPAIGN: Three's a Crowd

In the final stretch, Bush and Clinton cope with Perot

44

THE POLITICAL INTEREST: Abortion Hypocrisy

Bush's disingenuous plan to close the gender gap

57

DIPLOMACY: What Kissinger Didn't Know

The former Secretary of State and the bum rap on POWs

58

SOCIETY: Breaking Out of the Ghetto

With less government support, it's tougher to beat the odds

62

EUROPE: In the...

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