Notebook: Jul. 28, 1997

WINNERS & LOSERS

COUPS, REAL AND IMAGINED

[WINNERS]

BILL PAXON So he failed to nix Newt. His resignation from the leadership means he can defy in the open

GENERAL H. HUGH SHELTON Squeaky-clean farm boy becomes Top Gun. One for the commandos over the paper pushers

GERRY ADAMS Presto! Sinn Fein leader pulls I.R.A. cease-fire out of his hat

[& LOSERS]

NEWT GINGRICH O.K., he put down the rebellion. But now he knows: even his buddies want to dump him

ROBERT ALLEN The chairman-king killed his heir apparent, but now the AT&T board is looking to kill the king

KENNETH...

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