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In this issue:

COMMENT
"The President's Hero", by David Remnick: Obama and John Lewis.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Third-String Rummy", by Ben McGrath: Donald Rumsfeld attends an Ivy League football reunion.

OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
"Ms. Kennedy Regrets", by Larissa MacFarquhar: A senate candidacy withdrawn.

ANNALS OF POLITICS
"The Wizard", by Kelefa Sanneh: Booker T. Washington's lessons.

FICTION
"Al Roosten", by George Saunders.

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