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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Eight Days in April", by Hendrik Hertzberg: The nuclear conference.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Channelling Ike", by Richard Rayner: Stephen Ambrose’s imagined encounters with Eisenhower.

A REPORTER AT LARGE
"A Canterbury Tale", by Jane Kramer: The battle within the Church of England to allow women to be bishops.

LETTER FROM LOS ANGELES
"Killer Food", by Dana Goodyear: Hollywood lines up for bacon, head cheese, and Spam.

A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Mama's Gun", by Hilton Als: The world of Tyler Perry.

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