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The New Yorker, December 8th, 2008 (Graeme Wood, Ian Frazier, Nancy Franklin)

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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Car Talk", by Elizabeth Kolbert: The proposed bailout of the auto industry.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"The Pits", by Nick Paumgarten: New York's abandoned construction sites.

LETTER FROM PASHMUL
"Policing Afghanistan", by Graeme Wood: Patrolling a Taliban stronghold.

OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
"The Rap", by Ian Frazier: The work of the hip-hop cop.

ON TELEVISION
"Sketchy Comedy", by Nancy Franklin: A review of Tina Fey's 30 Rock.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"History in the Making", by David Denby: Reviews of Frost/Nixon and Australia.

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