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Publisher's Summary

There are six articles in the May 15, 2006 issue:

COMMENT
"Sentenced" by Hendrik Hertzberg: The real verdict of the Moussaoui trial.

TALK OF THE TOWN
"The Oops Con" by Ben McGrath: A new twist on an old NYC street scam.

THE SPORTING SCENE
"Title IX Babies" by David Owen: How Ivan Lendl's girls are changing golf.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"How Fred Flintstone Got Home, Got Wild, and Got a Stone Age Life" by Larry Doyle: A stone age take on plagiarized chick lit.

THE ONLINE LIFE
"Me Media" by John Cassidy: How hanging out on the Internet became big business.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Save Us" by Anthony Lane: Tom Cruise kicks off the summer blockbusters with Mission Impossible III.

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