Cartoonist Jumps Ship in Atlanta By HRW Vol. 11, No. 2, 1989, p. 6 Doug Marlette, the Pulitzer-winning political cartoonist lured from the Charlotte Observer when Bill Kovach became editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has become the latest big name
Doug Marlette . . . on Marlette By Doug Marlette Vol. 11, No. 2, 1989, pp. 7-9 EDITOR’S NOTE: The following comments by Doug Marlette are–with a few recent additions and editing–taken from a 1985 interview conducted by Terry A.
Bundy Killing No Cause for Celebration By Leroy Collins Vol. 11, No. 2, 1989, p. 10 Since I have a long record of opposing the death penalty, I have been asked what my reactions are to the Theodore Bundy execution.
Winthrop Rockefeller and Executions By Martin Kirby Vol. 11, No. 2, 1989, pp. 10-11 In the continuing debate over the death penalty, it is fitting to invoke the name of Winthrop Rockefeller, who was Governor of Arkansas, my home state,
Symbols and Mail Order Merchandising Randall Williams Vol. 11, No. 2, 1989, pp. 12, 14-17 Obsessions are never simple, and they usually lead to suffering. I, for instance, am almost reduced to going barefoot, my shirts are frayed at the
Lawsuit Alleges Bias in Real Estate Ads By Staff Vol. 11, No. 2, 1989, p. 14 In New York, a lawsuit involving the absence of black models in advertisements for housing is pending against the New York Times. The suit
A Sampling of Other Catalogs By Staff Vol. 11, No. 2, 1989, p. 15 The Land’s End catalog is only one of many with racially discriminatory model selection. The following catalogs were received at one middle-income Alabama household over the
On Homelessness By Jonathan Kozol Vol. 11, No. 2, 1989, p. 17 I met a homeless man in San Antonio who could stand in for many. He fits none of the stereotypes. Wasn’t crazy. He wasn’t lazy, he wasn’t a
Excerpts from the 1988 Lillian Smith Awards Presentations By RJN Vol. 11, No. 2, 1989, pp. 20-22 In 1966 the Southern Regional Council established the Lillian Smith Book Award in honor of a life member of the council who had
The Cold Hard Truth By J.L. Chestnut, Jr. Vol. 11, No. 2, 1989, pp. 24, 22-23 I am proud of America and proud to be an American. Almost no other nation in the world would have waged a civil war