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What happened on July 13, 1997





  • Who Was James Francis Cardinal McIntyre?

  • Vamp and Camp WAYNE KOESTENBAUM, Wayne Koestenbaum is the author of "Jackie Under My Skin," "Rapsodies of a Repeat Offender: Poems" and "The Queen's Throat: Opera, Homosexuality & the Mystery of Desire."

  • Juvie ANTHONY M. PLATT, Anthony M. Platt is the author of "The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency" (The University of Chicago Press, 1977). He is also a professor of social work at Cal State Sacramento

  • Pass the Popcorn KENNETH TURAN, Kenneth Turan is The Times' film critic

  • Striptease M.G. LORD, M.G. Lord is the author of "Forever Barbie: The Unauthorized Biography of a Real Doll." She is working on an informal cultural history of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

  • Big Deal JON BOORSTIN, Jon Boorstin is the author of the recently published novel "Pay or Play" and "Making Movies Work."

  • Kevin Starr vs. His Critics

  • Days of 1933 by Khaled Mattawa

  • Sadness Without Shame JULIE SALAMON, Julie Salamon is the author of "The Net of Dreams: A Family's Search for a Rightful Place."

  • Lost in Translation JONATHAN LEVI, Jonathan Levi is the author of "A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel." He has just completed his third novel, "Blue Nude #1."

  • Bully Boy DAVID ROBINSON, David Robinson was for many years resident critic of the Financial Times and subsequently the Times of London, to which he still contributes regularly. His many books include "Buster Keaton," "Chaplin: The Mirror of Opinion," "Chaplin: His Life and Art" and "Charlie Chaplin: Comic Genius."

  • Diva Supreme ERIC LAX, Eric Lax is the author, along with A.M. Sperber, of "Bogart" (William Morrow)

  • Deep Shallow Enigma ALLEN BARRA, Allen Barra writes about film for several publications, including Premiere magazine







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