Chronicles Magazine Politics


    Come Home, America

    An outbreak of virulent place-ism has greeted the senatorial campaign of Hillary Rodham Clinton, despite the conciliatory editorials of the Gannett papers and despite Mrs. Clinton's assertion that "where I'm from is not as important as what I'm for."

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    "New Russia"

    Boris Yeltsin appeared on the Russian state-run television networks on December 31, 1999, with an unexpected—by ordinary Russians, at least—announcement: "It is time for new faces," said the man who is most responsible for creating the "new Russia."

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