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COVER: The Bloody Odyssey of O.J. Simpson 28
In an incredible saga viewed by millions, one of America's most beloved athletes is charged with the murder of his ex-wife and attempts to evade arrest as a suicidal fugitive -- as the drama and the chase are played out on television
HEALTH CARE: Bargain or Bust? 37
Clinton softens his promise on universal coverage
POLITICS: Naming Heaven's Ticket 38
The Christian right has become a force in the G.O.P.
CIVIL RIGHTS: A Summit's Slippery Slope 39
Should the N.A.A.C.P. associate with Farrakhan?...