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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Back on Track", by John Cassidy: The battle for jobs.

LIFE AND LETTERS
"The King’s Speech", by Michael Schulman: A playwright’s take on history.

LETTER FROM ISLAMABAD
"The Journalist and the Spies", by Dexter Filkins: A reporter’s death and military secrets.

BOOKS
"Novelty Acts", by Ariel Levy: Centuries of sexual revolution.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Call the Doctor", by David Denby: A review of Contagion.

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