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Publisher's Summary

There are seven articles in this issue:

COMMENT
"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.

BOOKS
"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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