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The Parent Trap

The priorities of American families are on display every day in the classified ads of urban newspapers. The requirements for child-care help are often extremely detailed: MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH YOUNG CHILDREN. BE ENERGETIC, MATURE, LOVING, RESPONSIBLE. NONSMOKER. EXCELLENT ENGLISH. REFERENCES REQUIRED. WILLING TO WORK LONG HOURS, DO HOUSEWORK, COOKING, LAUNDRY. DRIVER'S LICENSE A PLUS ... Rarely, if ever, do these words appear: CITIZENSHIP OR GREEN CARD. MUST PAY ALL APPLICABLE TAXES.The...

Safer Sex

This is a story about the power of love, as it is understood by a certain 17-year-old San Francisco highschool student. Carmen had sex for the first time when she was 13, with a teenage boy from the neighborhood. She had symptoms of venereal disease-possibly chlamydia-at 14 and was finally treated for it a year after that, when she saw a gynecologist for the first time. Now, when she has sexual relations with her teenage boyfriend, she doesn't use a condom because she thinks she has something...

Quayle's Space Score Card

Amid all the speculation about what Vice President Dan Quayle might be like as a chief executive, little attention has been paid to the area where he has had executive authority--U.S. space policy. For two years now Quayle has headed the National Space Council, a White House organization charged with reforming space efforts. Quayle has devoted considerable time and serious thought to this role. What has he accomplished?Space programs are among the federal government's most troubled. Since the...

A Much Riskier Passage

There was a time when teenagers believed themselves to be part of a conquering army. Through much of the 1960s and 1970s, the legions of adolescence appeared to command the center of American culture like a victorious occupying force, imposing their singular tastes In clothing, music and recreational drugs on a good many of the rest of us. It was a hegemony buttressed by advertisers, fashion setters, record producers suddenly zeroing in on the teen multitudes as if they controlled the best part...

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