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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Electoral Dissonance", by Hendrik Hertzberg: The new order in Washington, D.C.

LETTER FROM INDIA
"A Deadly Misdiagnosis", by Michael Specter: Is it possible to save the millions of people who die from TB?

THE MUSIC SCENE
"Long Time Coming", by Alec Wilkinson: Singer Bettye LaVette gets her due.

BOOKS
"The Cleopatriad", by Judith Thurman: A review of 3 new books about the last queen of Egypt.

ON TELEVISION
"Mush!", by Nancy Franklin: Sarah Palin takes us for a ride – in TLC’s new reality show.

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