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DECEMBER 13, 1993 VOL. 142 NO. 25

TO OUR READERS 4

LETTERS 11

CHRONICLES 23

MILESTONES 31

THE ECONOMY: Slowly, then Surely 32

It's true -- the long, l-o-n-g slump is ending

Japan: Why the engine of the Pacific is sputtering badly 34

HEALTH CARE: The Man with a Plan 39

Senator Jim Cooper has one, and the White House isn't happy

THE POLITICAL INTEREST: Rumblings on the Left 40

Why Jesse Jackson believes Clinton has turned his back

INTERVIEW: Clinton's Conclusions 42

The President discloses what he's learned in his first year

THE PRESIDENCY: L.B.J.'s Private Leverage 43

Taped phone calls reveal Johnson's naked arm-twisting

SOCIETY: Out,...

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