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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Military Secrets", by Adam Gopnik: The human side of the Petraeus affair.

AMERICAN CHRONICLES
"Tax Time", by Jill Lepore: How politicians manufactured a crisis.

PERSONAL HISTORY
"Shaken", by Victor Zapana: A mother goes to prison.

PROFILES
"The Hell Raiser", by Kelefa Sanneh: A pastor seeks a more tolerant church.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Animal Instincts", by David Denby: Reviews of Life of Pi and Silver Linings Playbook.

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