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October 19, 1992 Vol. 140 No. 16



COVER: Let the Debates Begin

In the first encounter, a hoarse Clinton wins on points, partly because Perot proves so adept at blasting Bush's record

32 Debate History: What we didn't learn from past face-offs

34 Veep Stakes: Quayle and Gore have much in common

36 Gore Interview: "We're not measuring drapes"

37 Quayle Interview: "People vote for Presidents, not Vice Presidents"

40 Ad Wars: Campaign commercials stick to issues, for a change


PRESS: Are the Media Biased?

Ideology rarely gets in the way of ambition and a good story


THE PRESIDENCY: Two Centuries and...

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