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JULY 12, 1993 VOL. 142 NO. 2

PUBLISHER'S LETTER 4

LETTERS 5

THE WEEK 11

MILESTONES 19

20

COVER: Reno's Commanding Role

She's the straight-talking, decisive star of the Clinton Cabinet. But can she use her popularity to revolutionize law enforcement?

24

Interview: The Attorney General's battle plan

30

POLITICS: O'Connor v. "the Snake"

The Supreme Court challenges "good" gerrymandering

32

THE ECONOMY: Who Feels the Bite

Americans face two tax plans with differing impact

36

DISASTERS: The River Also Rises

Swollen by rain, the Mississippi inundates five states

38

ENVIRONMENT: Clinton's Nature Trail

Walking the line between economy and ecology

41

CRIME: The Gardener's Secret

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