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1991 Stories by Tom Fitzpatrick

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  • THE FANS' MAN

    published March 6, 1991

    They finally elected Bill Veeck to baseball's Hall of Fame. I don't pretend to know how that honor would sit with him, though. Even... More >>

  • Forget About It

    published March 6, 1991

    People keep asking me if I think Arizona's two senators will get away with it. I tell them I don't think so. Everyone tells me I'm wrong... More >>

  • KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE PRICE

    published February 13, 1991

    Senator Carolyn Walker stuffs $5,600 in cash into her purse. She smiles. She rises from her chair and heads for the door. "Sorry I... More >>

  • NOT WITH A BANG, BUT A WHIMPER

    published February 13, 1991

    On the morning after the indictments came out, Representative Jim Meredith came to his state capitol office at his usual time. He... More >>

  • THE LOVER

    published February 6, 1991

    It's odd about the people you remember best. I came into this business before Don Larsen pitched his perfect game for the New York... More >>

  • ALL THE NEWS THAT'S NOT FIT TO PRINT

    published February 6, 1991

    The battle over Peter Arnett and his reporting from Saddam Hussein's capital of Baghdad will not go away. Turn on any local... More >>

  • THE WORDS OF WAR:A MOTHER AND A GENERAL

    published January 30, 1991

    Sue Appleberry waits anxiously. The war protest rally will begin in minutes. Never before has she made a speech in public. She feels her... More >>

  • The Blast Detail

    published January 23, 1991

    It took a war with Iraq to do it, but I've forgotten all about the sins of Senators Dennis DeConcini and John McCain. These days, I spend... More >>

  • GOOD LUCK, ARIZONA

    published January 16, 1991

    Two men from Harvard. Their names are Samuel P. Goddard III and J. Fife Symington III. Both seek to become the next... More >>

  • A ROSE BY ANY OTHER FAME

    published January 16, 1991

    Pete Rose deserves to be in baseball's Hall of Fame. The preliminary committee which chooses the names to be placed on the... More >>

  • THE GUNS OF JANUARY

    published January 16, 1991

    It came so unexpectedly. Congress had been debating for three days. Now it was almost time for the final vote in the United States... More >>

  • THE KINSHIP OF KILLERS

    published January 9, 1991

    Mario Puzo has always insisted that when he wrote The Godfather, he knew so little about organized crime that he had no real Mafia dons... More >>

  • CORBIN DECKS THE HALLS WITH FOLLY

    published January 9, 1991

    Now, nearly fifteen years later, Don Devereux still remembers the empty feeling. He had just received word that Don Bolles, a reporter... More >>

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