Numbers: Aug. 21, 2000

22 Sales rank last week on Amazon.com of Joseph Lieberman's book In Praise of Public Life

833,138 Rank of Dick Cheney's book Professional Military Education: An Asset for Peace and Progress

220 Citizens per 100,000 people who are incarcerated in Iran, according to official figures

727 Citizens per 100,000 who are incarcerated in the U.S., according to figures released last week

11 million Number of children in the U.S. without health insurance

7 million Number who are eligible for free or low-cost insurance but remain uninsured

126% Increase in the past year in the number of girls ages 12 to 17...

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