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LET THEM EAT HOT DOGS.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 7/31/89, Vol. 201 Issue 5, p19-23. 4p.

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Abstract: Reflects on the connections between the American War of Independence and the revolution that erupted in France following threats by the great monarchies surrounding it in the late 18th century. Emphasis given by historians to the divergence between the...

Human rights or politics? BROKEN WATCH.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 8/22/88, Vol. 199 Issue 8, p8-11. 4p.

Abstract: Analyzes the contradictions between a report issued by human rights group Americas Watch and the claims of the U.S. administration under Ronald Reagan regarding the number of political prisoners held by Nicaragua. Estimate of the State Department which...

THE SIX-DAY WAR AND JEWISH POWER.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 6/8/87, Vol. 196 Issue 23, p7-11. 4p.

Abstract: Reports on the restoration of the Jewish power to the stage of world history. Response to the wave of anti-Jewish propaganda and persecution; Focus on the demand for Jewish rights; Discussion of the benefits from the establishment of the State of Israel.

THE CONSERVATIVE WARS.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 8/11/86 - 8/18/86, Vol. 195 Issue 6/7, p15-18. 4p.

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Abstract: Focuses on the conflict between traditionalists and neoconservatives in the U.S. Position of the groups on civil rights issues; Accusations of traditionalists against neoconservatives; Mention of anti-semitic allegations against neoconservatives; React...

BETWEEN LITTLE ROCK AND A HARD PLACE.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 2/3/86, Vol. 194 Issue 5, p29-33. 5p.

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Abstract: Focuses on the book "The Strange career of Jim Crow." Information that the book originated as a series of lectures the author gave at the invitation of the University of Virginia; Comments on the Brown decision that appeared to remove the constitutiona...

UNEASY HOLIDAY. (cover story)

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 2/3/86, Vol. 194 Issue 5, p22-27. 5p. 1 Cartoon or Caricature.

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Abstract: Focuses on the commemoration of the birthday of U.S. black civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Comparison of the enshrinement legislation on holidays named after national leaders in the country; Controversies surrounding the enactment of the Ma...

THE SANDINISTA LOBBY.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 1/20/86, Vol. 194 Issue 3, p11-14. 4p.

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Abstract: Focuses on the indifference of some human rights groups to the testimony made by Nicaraguan political refugee Jose Baldizon Aviles regarding human rights abuses in the Honduras. Information on murders of peasants and prisoners by Nicaraguan government ...

FROM DICTATORSHIP TO DEMOCRACY.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 12/16/85, Vol. 193 Issue 25, p17-21. 5p.

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Abstract: Discusses the role of Argentinean President Raul Alfonsin in relation to the political conditions prevailing in Argentina. Hailing of Alfonsin's election as a major milestone in South America's journey toward democracy; Alfonsin's sponsorship of human ...

NOTES ON STONEWALL. (cover story)

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 6/13/94, Vol. 210 Issue 24, p24-30. 5p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

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Abstract: Discusses the gay rights movement at the Stonewall bar in Greenwich Village. Description of the argument among gay leaders about the planning of Stonewall 25; Practice of Stonewall of indiscriminately linking the movement for gay equal rights with ay l...

FOR WHOM BELL TOLLS.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 3/1/93, Vol. 208 Issue 9, p17-21. 5p.

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Abstract: Profiles Derrick Bell, professor at the New York University Law School. Family; Education; Career history; Controversy concerning Bell's decision to leave his tenured position at Harvard Law School because of the school's refusal to offer tenure to a b...

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