In this issue:
"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.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.