Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Jun 22, 1989
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  • Jun 22-28, 1989
  • Vol. 18, No. 36

News & Politics

  • Essay
  • On TV: Secrets of Sesame Street

    Its popularity is largely due to its clever use of double encoding--its ability to serve two very different audiences with the same message.
  • Essay
  • Reading: Haunted by Ghosts of the 60s

    Peter Collier and David Horowitz, the guilt-ridden radicals who wrote Destructive Generation, have smeared a whole movement with the blood on their own hands.
  • Miscellany
  • Insatiable

    Prader-Willi syndrome is a little-known birth disorder characterized by obesity, short stature, slight retardation, and an uncontrollable craving for food. If not watched carefully, persons afflicted with it can literally eat themselves to death.
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