April 7, 1997

Business/ COVER

THE BRE-X BUST

WOMEN IN SPORT

LEAGUES OF THEIR OWN

World

OKLAHOMA: The reckoning

THE BRE-X BUST 5051
Business/ COVER

THE BRE-X BUST

Is the 'world's greatest gold find' a fraud?
LEAGUES OF THEIR OWN 6263
WOMEN IN SPORT

LEAGUES OF THEIR OWN

Woman are finally breaking the old boy stranglehold on sport
OKLAHOMA: The reckoning 3031
World

OKLAHOMA: The reckoning

There are few events that touch people so deeply that forever after they ask each other, where were you? Where were you when John F. Kennedy was assassinated, when John Lennon was shot? For the people of Oklahoma City, the question will always be: where were you at 9:02 on the morning of April 19, 1995?
The Mail 45
The Mail

The Mail

The global patient
The City of God mystery 3435
WORLD

The City of God mystery

Did a Canadian ultra-rightist in Oklahoma have links with McVeigh?
THE HOME TEAM 6869
WOMEN IN SPORT

THE HOME TEAM

Nike or Louisville? Geraldine Heaney could not decide. Which equipment sponsor should she go for? Her agent told her that it was down to the wire, she had to choose. But Heaney had never faced this kind of business decision before. She found it tortuous.
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Music

Celtic comes on strong

If fans want to understand the lyrics on Mary Jane Lamond’s new album, they have three choices: write to her manager, look up Lamond’s Web site or learn Gaelic. The little booklet tucked inside the CD case does set out the words to the traditional songs on Suas e!—the only catch is that the words display a bewildering array of accents and a jumble of consonants.
DEADLY VOYAGES 4647
SPECIAL REPORT

DEADLY VOYAGES

Even before the deadly fire, the Order of the Solar Temple still lingered in the public consciousness. Books on the cult surfaced last fall, sparked by its notorious history, and a documentary film aired on a French-language television network on March 22.
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Special Report

KILLER CULTS

In California and Quebec, 44 die for the promise of salvation
Slings and arrows 1617
Canada

Slings and arrows

It was not one of Doug Young’s better weeks. The defence minister released his much-ballyhooed report to the Prime Minister on reforming Canada’s armed forces—to reactions that ranged from lukewarm to outright derision. Then two days later, any potential political capital that could have been gained from that initiative was torpedoed by a stunning court ruling on Young’s efforts to turn the page on the Somalia scandal.
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