PUBLISHER'S LETTER 4
THE WEEK 15
COVER: The Great Flood of '93
In extent and damage, the Mississippi-Missouri inundation may be the all-time U.S. monster, but Midwesterners bear up with good humor and resilience -- though also with aching backs.
Dams and Levees: A mixed blessing
After the Deluge: The potential for disease
SCIENCE: Gayness in the Genes
Strong evidence emerges that homosexuality is inherited
Terrible Choice: Will families want to abort gay babies?
THE MILITARY: No End in Sight
A gay compromise looms, but the fighting isn't over