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July 4, 2005 Issue

Cover art by: Cover photo-illustration by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels

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  • Books & the Arts

    Born Again in the USA

    In his latest album, Bruce Springsteen reaches for the Good Book.

    Jody Rosen

  • Tug of War

    The reality of America's role in the cold war was far more complex and ambiguous than historical accounts suggest.

    Andrew J. Bacevich

  • Clinton Agonistes

    John Harris's history of the Clinton Administration deserves much of the praise it has received, but it ignores the media's anti-Clinton animus.

    Eric Alterman

  • A Fistful of Dollars

    She was a saint, Renée Zellweger, with her brave chin all a-tremble, never saying a harsh word to her husband no matter how the little ones wheezed and shivered in the cruel, cruel cold,

    Stuart Klawans

  • The Principle of Hope

    The death of Lebanese journalist Samir Kassir is a terrible blow to the cause of Arab freedom.

    Adam Shatz
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