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This first of a two-part anniversary issue contains seven articles:

COMMENT
"War and Words" by Hendrik Hertzberg: President George W. Bush's state of the union.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN

  • "Trump v. Trump" by Mark Singer: A personal history with The Donald.
  • "Postscript" by Paul Rudnick: Remembering playwright Wendy Wasserstein.

    LETTER FROM WASHINGTON
    "The Believer" by Jeffrey Goldberg: George W. Bush's loyal speechwriter.

    DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
    "Million-Dollar Murray" by Malcolm Gladwell: Why problems like homelessness may be easier to solve than to manage.

    ON TELEVISION
    "Bauer Power" by Nancy Franklin: A new season for the longest day on television.

    THE CURRENT CINEMA
    "Home and Abroad" by David Denby: Bubble, Neil Young: Heart of Gold, and Tristram Shandy.

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