Even Clinton Can't Counter Boxer's Left KENNETH L. KHACHIGIAN, Kenneth L. Khachigian is a veteran political strategist and former White House speech writer who practices law in Orange County. He ran Bruce Herschensohn's Senate race against Boxer in 1992. His column appears here every other week
Where Have Parents Gone? Richard Rodriguez, Richard Rodriguez, an editor at Pacific News Service, is the author of "Days of Obligation."
Increasing Incivility Martin E. Marty, Martin E. Marty is a professor of the history of religion at the University of Chicago and directs the Public Religion Project, a nonprofit group analyzing the role of religion in public life
Clinton Avoids Repeating History in Lee Appointment Robert Dallek, Robert Dallek, who taught history at UCLA for 20 years, is currently a professor of history at Boston University. His new book, "Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1961-1973," will be out in April
Mothers and Sons and Guns CELESTE FREMON, Celeste Fremon's last piece for the magazine was on an ex-gang member in training at Streetlights, a program that prepares at-risk youths for jobs in the film industry. She is the author of "Father Greg & the Homeboys," published by Hyperion