Issue: 19830101

Saturday, January 1, 1983
January
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Articles
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Esquire
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0001.xml
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0_2,1,2,3
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The Easton Press
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The Easton Press
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tableOfContents
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4
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Contents
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5
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Gm: Pontiac
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GM
PONTIAC
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0004.xml
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6
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Tdk
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TDK
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0005.xml
masthead
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6
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Esquire
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0006.xml
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7
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Nelson Doubleday Inc.
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Nelson Doubleday Inc.
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0007.xml
article
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8
Backstage With Esquire
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Esquire Turns Fifty
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Phillip Moffitt
This issue marks the beginning of Esquire’s fiftieth-anniversary year, and to celebrate we’ve planned a series of special events for our pages.
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9
Letters
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The Sound and the Fury
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Letters
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0009.xml
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10
10,11
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R. J. Renolds Tobacco Co.: Bright
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R. J. RENOLDS TOBACCO CO.
BRIGHT
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0010.xml
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12
12,13
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Bmw
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BMW
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0011.xml
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14,16
UNCONVENTIONAL WISDOM
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How Banks Got Into Such Trouble
Oil, politics, and overeager lending
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ADAM SMITH
Many years ago I met a charming, urbane economist, Sir Eric Roll, who was at one time director of the Bank of England. I had constructed a scenario of a world financial crisis, and I wanted his reaction to it.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0012.xml
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15
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Soloflex
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SOLOFLEX
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0013.xml
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17
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Sony Corp.
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Sony Corp.
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0014.xml
article
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18,19,21
AMERICAN BEAT
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Iss Mcnichol Will See You Now
A daytime date with Kristy
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BOB GREENE
Kristy McNichol, a cigarette dangling from her lips, fumed in the lobby of Los Angeles’s Century Plaza hotel.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0015.xml
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19
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Jack Daniel Distillery Lem Motlow, Prop., Inc.
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Jack Daniel Distillery Lem Motlow, Prop., Inc.
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0016.xml
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20
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R.J. Renolds Tobacco Company: Camel Lights
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R.J. RENOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY
Camel Lights
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0017.xml
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21
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Model Expo, Inc.
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MODEL EXPO, INC.
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0018.xml
article
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22,24
SPORTS CLINIC
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Happy Trails
There’s more to cross-country skiing than sloshing in the snow
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THOMAS J. JACKSON
<p>Not far from the house where I live, there is a cross-country ski trail. The people come up here to Vermont with their brand-new skis thrown over their shoulders and wearing sporty outfits so brightly colored that I find myself just sitting at the window marveling at the flashy combinations: orange and green, purple and gold, cream and scarlet.</p>
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0019.xml
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23
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California Cooperage
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CALIFORNIA COOPERAGE
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0020.xml
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25
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Kenwood Electronics: Kenwood Audio Equipment
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Kenwood Electronics
KENWOOD AUDIO EQUIPMENT
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0021.xml
article
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26,27
ETHICS
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Heels and Heroes
How they looked in the sports arenas in 1982
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LAURENCE SHAMES
All right, here goes. I&rsquo;ve held this in way too long. I&rsquo;ve seethed through spring training, I&rsquo;ve been outraged on either side of the All-Star break, and I&rsquo;ve had my heart slowly broken during the long and undignified denouement.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0022.xml
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27
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Carter-wallace, Inc.
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Carter-Wallace, Inc.
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0023.xml
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27
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S. F. Designs
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S. F. Designs
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0024.xml
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28
28,29
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Archive Collection
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ARCHIVE COLLECTION
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0025.xml
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30
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Rca
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RCA
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0026.xml
article
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31,32
Man at His Best
SMART MONEY
Maps for All Time
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Charles Salzberg
For many of us, maps are much more than simply guides to get us from here to there: they&rsquo;re a record of the past and a plan for the future.&nbsp;
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0027.xml
article
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32
Man at His Best
A GUIDING HAND
Beyond Chianti
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In the 1970s, when we risked our manhood to become quiche eaters, we became wine drinkers as well, and nowhere is our new taste more evident than in the burgeoning American consumption of wines from Italy.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0028.xml
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32,33
Man at His Best
SPECIAL PLACES
Top Tours on Snow
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Edward D. Sheffe
This year let others queue up with lift tickets. If your tastes are more adventurous, you can pursue a considerably older form of the skier&rsquo;s art.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0029.xml
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34
Man at His Best
THE SEASONED COOK
How to Throw a Chili Festival
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Glen Waggoner
Nothing chases away the midwinter blues better than a pot of chili, particularly if it&rsquo;s big enough to warm forty to fifty intimate friends.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0030.xml
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35
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Government of Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican White Rum
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Government of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican White Rum
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0031.xml
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36,37
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Pioneer Electronics (usa) Inc.
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Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0032.xml
article
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38
Man at His Best
THE ENLIGHTENED TRAVELER
Mind Trips in Big Sur
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Equilibrium: It&rsquo;s how you stand in this world. It&rsquo;s hard to maintain. But there is a way to get your bearings, a way to achieve a kind of harmony within. It is the Big Sur Wilderness Experience.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0033.xml
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38,40
Man at His Best
THE DRINKING MAN
Bubble Worship
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New Year&rsquo;s Eve is the one occasion on which we absolutely <em>need</em> to be frivolous, a night that blossoms, pops, and passes, the past and the future colliding in one moment of frightfully significant baloney.&nbsp;
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0034.xml
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39
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Computerland
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ComputerLand
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0035.xml
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40
Man at His Best
CLASSICS
The Tuxedo
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John Berendt
Although he is rarely given credit for it&mdash;and for good reason, as you will see&mdash;it bears mentioning that a prominent New Yorker named Evander Berry Wall was the very first American to wear a dinner jacket in public.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0036.xml
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41
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Advertisement: Esquire
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Esquire
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0037.xml
article
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42
Man at His Best
GOOD THINKING
Playing with Money
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The latest video game, it seems, is money.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0038.xml
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42,44
Man at His Best
WHAT EVERY MAN SHOULD KNOW
How to Furnish the Electronic Cottage
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Frank Rose
There are a lot of reasons for buying a personal computer. Not all of them are good ones.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0039.xml
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43
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Philip Morris Inc.: Benson & Headges
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Philip Morris Inc.
BENSON & HEADGES
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0040.xml
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45
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Maxell Corporation of America
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Maxell Corporation of America
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0041.xml
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46
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Panasonic
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Panasonic
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0042.xml
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47,49,50
FEATURES
AN ESQUIRE SPECIAL
Dubious Achievements of 1982
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These stories coming up: A commoner slips into the queen&rsquo;s bedchamber! America&rsquo;s reigning Miss owes her crown to a plastic surgeon!
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0043.xml
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48
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Advertisement: Blue Diamond
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Blue Diamond
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0044.xml
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51
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The Jos. Garneou Co.: Martell
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The Jos. Garneou Co.
Martell
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0045.xml
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52,53
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Pqrsche Audi: Porsche 928s
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PQRSCHE AUDI
Porsche 928S
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0046.xml
article
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54,55,56,58,59,60
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The Best Dubious Achievement Awards of All Time
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As Esquire enters its fiftieth year, we look back on the highest of the low points since these ceremonies began twenty-one winters ago.&nbsp;
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0047.xml
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57
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B&W T Co.: Kool
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B&W T Co.
Kool
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0048.xml
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61
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Fuji Photo Film U.s.a., Inc.
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Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc.
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0049.xml
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62
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Maidstone Wine & Spirits Inc.: Kahlúa & Cream
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Maidstone Wine & Spirits Inc.
KAHLÚA & cream
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0050.xml
article
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63,64,65,66,67,69,70,72,73
DOCUMENTARY
Features
The War Planners
They go off to work each day to do a job that has no official government description. But their task is clear: to plan the wars of our future-conventional and nuclear
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Jerrold L. Schecter
Leona P. Schecter
<p>The cipher-box lock on the White House basement wall clicks when the numbered keys are punched. If the combination is correct, there is a loud buzzing signal and the door opens into the Situation Room.</p>
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0051.xml
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66
FEATURES
DOCUMENTARY
Weinberger's War Planners
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Under Reagan&#39;s Secretary of Defense, Weinberger, the War Planners have taken command of American strategic policy and have expanded the thrust of the Carter nuclear-fighting doctrine.&nbsp;
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0052.xml
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67
FEATURES
DOCUMENTARY
The Carter Team
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Reagan&rsquo;s War Planners acknowledge their debt to this Columbia University professor, now 54, who was Jimmy Carter&rsquo;s National Security Adviser.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0053.xml
article
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68,69
FEATURES
DOCUMENTARY
The Guiding Principles and Basic Elements of War Planning
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Many people think MAD, the acronym for &ldquo;mutual assured destruction,&quot; is particularly appropriate.&nbsp;
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0054.xml
article
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70
FEATURES
DOCUMENTARY
The High Frontier
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A three-stage antiballistic-missile system proposed by retired General Daniel Graham, formerly head of the Defense Intelligence Agency and preelection military adviser to President Reagan.&nbsp;
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0055.xml
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71
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R. J. Renolds Tobacco Co.: Winston
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R. J. RENOLDS TOBACCO CO.
Winston
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0056.xml
article
72
72
FEATURES
DOCUMENTARY
A War of the Future
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What do the War Planners think a war of the future would be like?
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0057.xml
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73
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Somerset Importers. Ltd.: Johnnie Walker Red
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SOMERSET IMPORTERS. LTD.
JOHNNIE WALKER RED
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0058.xml
article
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74,75,76,78,79,80,81
FEATURES
Features
The Power of the Trance
One man’s experience with self-hypnosis suggests there’s something in it for everyone
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THOMAS B. MORGAN
<p>This is about how I learned self-hypnosis.</p>
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0059.xml
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77
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The Playboy Club
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THE PLAYBOY CLUB
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0060.xml
article
82
82,83,84,85,86,88
THE SPORTING LIFE
Features
Nine-to-Five Poker
Hanging out with Too Tight Tom, a pro
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PETER N. NELSON
<p>If you don’t fly into Tahoe, Reno, or Las Vegas in the winter, you have to drive through serious reaches of hinterland, past mud-flat lakes, through rangeland feeding shaggy, barrel-bellied cattle and scruffy winter-coated horses, a dusting of snow on the tops and northern exposures of the hills.</p>
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0061.xml
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87
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Escort
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ESCORT
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0062.xml
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89
89
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Mitsubishi Electric Sales America, Inc.: Mitsubishi Car Audio
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MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC SALES AMERICA, INC.
MITSUBISHI CAR AUDIO
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0063.xml
article
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90,91,92,94,95
MEN AND WOMEN
Features
". . . For a Man Your Age:" A Scenario for a Mid-Life Nightmare
Young women are attracted to older men, right? Well, yes— at least until they aren’t
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Stephen Dixon
<p>“I’m twenty years older than you,” she says. “I mean, twenty years younger. I don’t know if it’s a problem for you, but for me it is.”</p>
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0064.xml
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93
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Jvc Company of America: Jvc Vid Star
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JVC COMPANY OF AMERICA
JVC VID STAR
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0065.xml
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95
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Jvc Company of America: Jvc Video Tapes
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JVC COMPANY OF AMERICA
JVC VIDEO TAPES
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0066.xml
article
96
96,97,98,99
FEATURES
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Why I Live Where I Live
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Gene Lyons
<p>Why Little Rock? Most people who ask don’t really want to know. “Why on earth?” or “Why, of all places?” is the way I’m usually asked.</p>
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0067.xml
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98
98
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L. L. Bean, Inc.
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L. L. Bean, Inc.
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0068.xml
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98
98
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Mad Eagle Aeronautical Engineering
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MAD EAGLE AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0069.xml
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98
98
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Name Makers, Inc.
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NAME MAKERS, INC.
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0070.xml
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99
99
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Jockey International Inc.: Poco
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Jockey International Inc.
POCO
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0071.xml
article
100
100,101,102,103
Essay
FEATURES
The Brothers
Memories of being buried alive in boys
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Mary Robison
<p>Growing up in the Sixties in the Midwest, the five brothers and I and, later on, two sisters made up a screwball community, but it was the only community of which I’ve ever really felt a part. We didn’t fit in with Middle America. We were always in trouble.</p>
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0072.xml
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104
104,105,106,107
FEATURES
FASHION
Night Gems
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Vincent Boucher
Luxury doesn&rsquo;t have to stop at day&rsquo;s end.&nbsp;
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0073.xml
article
108
108,109,110,112,113,114,115,116
Fiction
FEATURES
Vicious Heart
WHEN A MAN RUNS FROM THE CENTER OF HIS LIFE, HE’S LOST IN DANGEROUS TERRITORY
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Francisco Goldman
The hotel's name was merely Simon's. Bistro Psychedelico was what the globe-wandering potheads called it, famous among them for its seclusion and good times. The psilocybin mushroom omelet wasn’t listed on the menu.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0074.xml
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111
111
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New Horizons
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NEW HORIZONS
Dyna-Mike Transmitter
NEW HORIZONS
Super-Ear
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0075.xml
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113
113
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Onkyo
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ONKYO
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0076.xml
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113
113
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Charles Reed
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Charles Reed
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0077.xml
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114
114
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Victoria’s Secret
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Victoria’s Secret
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0078.xml
article
114
114
Credits
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Credits
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Credits
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0079.xml
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115
115
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Barnes/sale & Noble/annex
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BARNES/SALE & NOBLE/ANNEX
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0080.xml
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115
115
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Ics Center for Degree Studies
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ICS CENTER FOR DEGREE STUDIES
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0081.xml
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115
115
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Eddie Bauer
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Eddie Bauer
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0082.xml
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117
117
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The Right Answer
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THE RIGHT ANSWER
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0083.xml
article
118
118,119
OUTDOORS
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Don't Drink the Water
When toxic waste hits home
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GEOFFREY NORMAN
A metal sign warned me not to trespass, since this was a toxic-waste disposal site. I ignored the sign, figuring you can either poison the land or post it, but no law of God or man allows you to do both&mdash;not even if you are General Electric.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0084.xml
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119
119
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Advertisement: Gravity Guiding Inversion Boots
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Gravity Guiding Inversion Boots
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Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0085.xml
article
120
120
HIGH LIFE
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Manners Make the Man
Etiquette is making a rude comeback
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TAKI
The other day I left the Esquire office and took the Madison Avenue bus uptown. It was fairly crowded, and after a woman with a heavy package got on, I offered her my seat.
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0086.xml
advertisement
121
121
[no value]
[no value]
Philip Morris Inc.: Marlboro
[no value]
Philip Morris Inc.
Marlboro
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0087.xml
advertisement
122
122
[no value]
[no value]
E.f. Hutton & Company Inc.
[no value]
E.F. Hutton & Company Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19830101_0099_001_0088.xml