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"Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you
Building the Case for Better Gun
Even teddy bears come under stricter safety regulation than guns.
that needs to change, says Stephen
Making Drinking Water Safe for
The man who "wanted action" wound up making
an indelible mark on human health.
A Legacy of
Toughness and stamina have marked Madeleine
Albright's tenure as the first female U.S. secretary of
What Brilliant Kids Are
Julian Stanley charted the course of
acceleration that has challenged a generation of gifted
The Heart of the
As president of the American Heart Association,
Martha Hill was not afraid to shake things
The Social Side of
James Coleman wrote the report that gave
rise to mass busing in public schools. But the controversy didn't
In a League of His
As president, Woodrow Wilson laid the
groundwork for today's United Nations.
Four haiku on Hopkins Lacrosse in Japan.
Literature, contends Azar Nafisi, can tell
us more about human politics than any textbook can.
Prose Born of
Psychiatrist Kay Redfield Jamison writes
with eloquence about an illness that's too long gone
The Voice That Couldn't Be
With Silent Spring, Rachel Carson forever
changed the way we see our relationship to the natural world.
Ellen Silbergeld is not afraid to confront
the chemical industry. She has the science to back her up.
An Early Apostle of Socialized
Wise counselor or Communist sympathizer? Public opinion about
Henry Sigerist changed as quickly as the
Not Just a Cold
The man who took the famous "walk in the
woods" is still being tapped as one of the "Beltway wise
A Decimating Illness
Smallpox remains the only disease ever to be erased from the
planet. D.A. Henderson recalls how.
APRIL 2000 TABLE OF CONTENTS.