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January 5, 2004 Issue

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  • Books & the Arts

    What Are They Reading?

    "People try to be so fussy and particular when they look at politics," observes Zillah, a character in Tony Kushner's 1987 play, A Bright Room Called Day, "but what I think an understandin

    William Johnson

  • Rebel Without a Cause

    By the time that Jeanne Moreau cut the cake for his twenty-fifth birthday on the set of Elevator to the Gallows, Louis Malle had already been joint winner of an Oscar for his work on Jacqu

    Richard Vinen

  • Skeletons in the Closet

    Editor's Note: Due to an unfortunate glitch in production, two lines are missing from the printed version of Daniel Lazare's essay. They have been restored in this version.

    Daniel Lazare

  • Running on Empty

    If ever there was an event that called for reflection on what was left of the New Left, it was the 1981 Brink's robbery.

    Carol Brightman
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