August 1996
New Republic;8/12/96, Vol. 215 Issue 7, p9
Comments on political and social issues worldwide as of August 1996. Need to re-examine the rules governing airport security following the destruction of TWA Flight 800; Inclusion of melodrama into the coverage of Olympic events by television network NBC; Use of membership dues by business groups that have criticized unions for using such dues.


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