In this issue:
"Oh, Shut Up", by Hendrik Hertzberg: The Senate's chance to clean up the filibuster.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Woolly", by Ian Frazier: A mammoth specimen comes to America.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"We Have No Bananas", by Mike Peed: The race to save America's favorite fresh fruit.
THE WAYWARD PRESS
"The Toppling", by Peter Maas: The media and Saddam's statue.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Look Again", by David Denby: Shoah and a new view of history.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.