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FEBRUARY 21, 1994 VOL. 143 NO. 8

LETTERS 4

TO OUR READERS 11

CHRONICLES 13

MILESTONES 19

COVER STORY: America's Most Controversial Minister 20

To some he is poison, to others an antidote. Why does Minister Louis Farrakhan, one of America's most popular black leaders, resort to venomous racism against Jews and whites in general? A look inside his ministry sheds light on his allure.

INTERVIEW: "I'm Not Trying to Be Mainstream"

Farrakhan speaks on black self esteem and his attacks on Jews

TIME FORUM: What Does Farrakhan's Anti-Semitism Mean?

Six leading thinkers, three black and three Jewish, cross swords

TRADE: Skirting a Trade War 39

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