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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Precedent and Prologue", by Jeffrey Toobin: The ten-year anniversary of Bush v. Gore.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Tongue Twister", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Colin Firth prepares for his role as King George the 6th.

PROFILES
"The Art of the Billionaire", by Connie Bruck: How Eli Broad took over Los Angeles.

ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"Travels with a Diva", by Gay Talese: On the road with the soprano Marina Poplavskaya.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Fancy Footwork", by David Denby: Reviews of Black Swan and Love and Other Drugs.

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