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1996 Stories by John Mecklin

Archives: 1996 | 1995 | 1994
  • Barbarism As a Public Relations Strategy

    published December 5, 1996

    Something felt awful and familiar as I strolled toward the set of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's latest made-for-TV movie (Charred Riots of Fire,... More >>

  • Suppression Roulette

    published October 17, 1996

    It might have made lively theatre of the absurd, if it hadn't been so boring and stupid and real. First, the lady with the semi-bouffant... More >>

  • Correction and Apology

    published October 10, 1996

    Over the past two years, New Times has published a lengthy series of news stories on what appeared to be ethical and legal lapses by Governor J.... More >>

  • Castle Creep

    published June 20, 1996

    In chess, one player may be able to position his pieces to win in a set number of moves, regardless of the countermoves made by his opponent. Once... More >>

  • Lives Overturned

    published April 4, 1996

    Darlene and Jerry Span have suffered so, I am reluctant to write optimistically about them. I fear that if I mention the one uncontestably good... More >>

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