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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

W ith Monica Lewinsky's testimony, the mystery dress revelation, and the President's Grand Jury testimony on the horizon, it seems this whole investigation/scandal/media circus is coming to a head. This week in Weekly Wire, our two lead articles comment on the whole mess.

In "Bill's Way Out," Harvey Silvergate and Dan Kennedy of the Boston Phoenix argue that Mr. Clinton's best strategy is to grab the freakin' reins and demand impeachment proceedings himself. They make a compelling argument for it.

Weekly Alibi's columnist, Cap'n O asks us to cut Monica a little slack in the villainness department with a frank examination of sexual adventures of the young.

One Boston physiologist has found that humans haven't evolved very efficiently (compared to other species) in "Darwin's Duds." Feng Shui, desecrated National Parks, and more to ogle.


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Letters at 3AM [8]
What is the keeper of your silence?
— Michael Ventura, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Odds & Ends [9]
Timed-release news capsules from the flipside.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Mr. Smarty Pants [10]
Our resident know-it-all unearths the latest trivia.
— R.U. Steinberg, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
The Great Train Robbery [11]
35 years ago this week.
— Sue Schuurman, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Waste of Space [12]
Feng Shui--what does it mean to Walter Jowers?
— Walter Jowers, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Volume II, Issue 7
August 10 - August 17, 1998  
 
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Bill's Way Out [2]
Ken Starr has set a perjury trap for the President, and the only chance Clinton has is to take the kind of decisive action that's been absent from his scandal-defense operation thus far -- and demand impeachment.
— Harvey Silverglate and Dan Kennedy, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Sympathy for Lewinsky [3]
Angry young man or cranky old fart? You decide!
— Cap'n O, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
East Riders [4]
How some of our nation's legislators play politics with the environment.
— Debbie Gilbert, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Challenging the Defender [5]
A look at the changing fortunes of the Chicago Defender.
— Sam Jemielity, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 
Darwin's Duds [6]
A Boston University physiology prof proposes some new directions for human evolution. Hey person, your ears are too small.
— Ellen Barry, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Barefoot in the Park [7]
New Age Ceremonies at National Parks are More Than a Headache.
— Brendan Doherty, WEEKLY ALIBI
 

Now What? [13]
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