"Going Positive", by Dorothy Wickenden: The politics of attack.
DEPT. OF ISMS
"War Games", by Ben McGrath: Fighting over a Marxist board game at Columbia.
THOUSAND WORDS DEPT.
"Terror Comix", by Mark Singer: The 9/11 Commission Report as a graphic novel.
LETTER FROM LOS ANGELES"Street Scene", by Dana Goodyear: The homeless get their Hollywood close-up.
ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"After Hamlet", by Cynthia Zarin: A champion of Shakespeare comes to Broadway.
"Blood and Sand", by David Remnick: A revisionist Israeli historian revisits his country's origins.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Unsafe", by David Denby: Reviews of Iron Man and Then She Found Me.
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