Foster Agencies Careful With Medicating MARY ANN XAVIER, Mary Ann Xavier is executive director of Florence Crittenton Services of Orange County, a group home in Fullerton for abused and neglected children
The Politics of Hysteria WILLIAM J. PRESTON JR., William J. Preston Jr. is the author of "Aliens and Dissenters: Federal Suppression of Radicals, 1903-1933." He is the former chair of the history department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Don't Blame the CIA for Bad Policy Milton A. Bearden, Milton A. Bearden, who was CIA chief in Pakistan from 1986-89, is the author of the forthcoming novel "The Black Tulip," to be published in June
Restoring Dignity to Thucydides' Profession Eugene D. Genovese, Eugene D. Genovese, a prominent Marxist historian and Civil War scholar, is president of the Historical Society, a professional organization of historians
Joe Hicks Warren Olney, Warren Olney is host of KCRW's "Which Way LA?"
Who's Really Killing Our Schoolkids? Mike Males, Mike Males, a doctoral candidate in social ecology at UC Irvine, is the author of "Framing Youth: Ten Myths about the New Generation," to be published in October