"This is a very stupid time to do this," said Patricia Schroeder, president of the American Association of Publishers, about efforts to block publication of a book of photographs called The Clinton Years. Who objected to what picture?
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Friday's Question (No. 471)—"Fox Networks":
Visiting Washington this week, Vicente Fox, Mexico's president-elect, told President Clinton that our countries' relations would improve dramatically if we could eliminate one thing. What?
"The giant 'We Like Canada Better Than You' billboards all along the border."—Floyd Elliot
"The gigantic sombrero and handlebar mustache that Clinton wears to every meeting with Fox, 'to make him feel more at home.' "—Tim Carvell
"His bar tab."—Francis Heaney
"The 'Eggsadilla.' "—Bill Scheft
"The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act."—Charles Star
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