Issue of 2005-10-24
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
COMMENT/ GAME PLAN/ George Packer on what the Republicans’ troubles mean for the opposition.
NOSEBLEED DEPT./ RARE AIR/ Nick Paumgarten visits an office with altitude.
WHO R U?/ HARRIET 4 JUSTICE/ Mark Singer trades thoughts with Harriet Miers’s alter ego.
GOOD WORKS/ BED BATH & BOWERY/ Lauren Collins on the best-friend benefactors of the New Museum.
EVERYBODY’S AN EXPERT/ DRAWING PITCHERS/ Michael Rosenwald on an illustrator with a secret.
SHOUTS & MURMURS/ Bruce McCall/ Only cronies need apply.
BOOKS/ Jill Lepore/ People Power/ Revisiting the origins of American democracy.
BOOKS/ H. Allen Orr/ Turned On/ A revolution in the field of evolution?
ON TELEVISION/ Nancy Franklin/ Big Mac/ At long last, a woman in the White House.
MUSICAL EVENTS/ Alex Ross/ Fresh Faces/ City Opera’s fall season.
DANCING/ Joan Acocella/ Paper Tiger/ Michael Flatley in a new step-dancing extravaganza.
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ David Denby/ Family Matters/ “The Squid and the Whale” and “Elizabethtown.”
FROM THE ARCHIVE
http://www.newyorker.com/fact/content/articles/050228fa_fact1″>A REPORTER AT LARGE/ Michael Specter/ NATURE’S BIOTERRORIST/ Is there any way to prevent a deadly avian-flu pandemic?/ Issue of 2005-02-28
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