THE WEEK 18
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...