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DECEMBER 4, 2000 VOL. 156 NO. 22

Spotlight

WILL IT EVER END? Despite suffering a fourth heart attack, Dick Cheney dismisses concerns that he's not fit to serve as George W. Bush's Veep. But now that the U.S. Supreme Court has entered the fray, it's the Democrats who must be feeling heartsick. Illustration for TIME by Hanoch Piven

Winners
WEN HO LEE
The last laugh? Former Los Alamos scientist accused of spying seals book and movie deal
KERRY PACKER
Talk about loyal staff. Oz tycoon gets kidney from employee for lifesaving operation
CONSTANTINE
Exiled ex-King of Greece wins back palaces and estates seized during 1967 junta
  Losers
ALBERTO FUJIMORI
Sayonara. Peru's disgraced leader takes up residence in Japan after being tossed from office
GORAN IVANISEVIC
Croatian tennis player quits Samsung Open after smashing all of his rackets
HENRY SCHACHT
Lucent Technologies CEO watches stock plunge after reporting accounting error

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"Hollywood loves roles in which women deteriorate in front of their very own eyes and end up either in the gutter or dead."
GLENN CLOSE, actress and villainess star of 102 Dalmations

"It seems somehow wrong to procreate with your husband's father."
ARTHUR CAPLAN, U.S. bioethicist, commenting on Japanese women who get inseminated with sperm from their fathers-in-law to preserve family bloodlines
  "I do touch too much bread, yes, more than the next person."
SAMUEL FELDMAN, a.k.a. the Cookie Crumbler, after being convicted of poking and squeezing baked goods at Philadelphia supermarkets

"Terrorist violence will not succeed in making us give up freedom, democracy and the rule of law."
JUAN CARLOS, Spain's King, condemning the bomb attack that killed a former government minister

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