In this issue:
"Impeach Obama!" by Hendrik Hertzberg: The GOP insurrection.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Nail-Biter" by Lizzie Widdicombe: Hostage negotiators, the new political analysts.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Open Season" by James Surowiecki: The drive for transparency in executive pay.
"Gone Girl" by Margaret Talbot: Elizabeth Smart’s great escape.
DEPT. OF HISTORY
"Lydda, 1948" by Ari Shavit: A massacre and the exodus that followed.
"Head Count" by Elizabeth Kolbert: Predicting the over-under of population doom.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Fighting to Survive" by David Denby: Reviews of 12 Years a Slave and All Is Lost.
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