What happened on July 15, 2001
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Comcast Makes a Bid for AT&T Cable Unit Karen Robinson-Jacobs and Chuck Philips and Debora Vrana and Charles Piller and Lisa Girion and Chris Kraul and Denise Gellene and Sallie Hofmeister and Jon Healey
Why I Don't Want Reparations for Slavery JOHN McWHORTER, John McWhorter is an associate professor of linguistics at UC Berkeley. This article is excerpted from the July-August issue of American Enterprise magazine
Fidel's Swoon and Other News From Havana WILLIAM M. LEOGRANDE, William M. LeoGrande is a professor of government in the School of Public Affairs at American University, and the author of "Our Own Backyard: The United States in Central America, 1977-1992."
Seize the Promise Held by Stem Cells MARY TYLER MOORE and CHRISTOPHER REEVE, Actress Mary Tyler Moore is the international chairwoman of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Moore has had juvenile diabetes for more than 30 years. Actor Christopher Reeve is chairman of the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation. He suffered a spinal cord injury in 1995
Milton Miller: L.A.'s Mental Health Woes GALE HOLLAND, Gale Holland is a Los Angeles journalist."There is a crisis each week in mental health. You try to decide which of the impossible crises to tackle first."
Democracy Activists Living Dangerously PAULA R. NEWBERG, Paula R. Newberg is an international consultant who works in countries in conflict
U.S. Policies in Hemisphere Precede Kissinger and Pinochet A. J. LANGGUTH, A.J. Langguth, a professor at the USC School of Journalism, is the author of "Hidden Terrors," an account of U.S. involvement in Latin America. His most recent book, "Our Vietnam," won the 2000 Overseas Press Club award
How Should We Judge Judges? GARA LAMARCHE, Gara LaMarche is director of U.S. programs for the Open Society Institute
Going Insane in the SHU Box ALEXANDER COCKBURN, Alexander Cockburn writes for the Nation and other publications
Teens Shun Gross-out Movie Genre WILLIAM STRAUSS Neil Howe and William Strauss are coauthors of "Millennials Rising: America's Next Great Generation."..AU: NEIL HOWE
Domestic Twist MICHARL WEBB, Michael Webb last wrote for the magazine about the stairway design at a Venice house
Devil in a Red Dress BIANCA PERLMAN; Bianca Perlman is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer.
Brash Evangelist Patrick J. McDonnell, Patrick J. McDonnell is a Times staff writer
The Biology of Belief Vince Rause, Vince Rause helped neuroscientist Andrew Newberg write the book "Why God Won't Go Away" (Balllantine Books)
The Confessions of a 'Premature Anti-Fascist' BERNARD KNOX, Bernard Knox was born in Bradsford, England, in 1914. He was professor of classics at Yale from 1947 to 1961; from 1962 to 1985, he was director of the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C. He is the author of " The Heroic Temper" (1964); "Word and Action" (1978); "The Oldest Dead White European Males" (1993) and "Backing into the Future" (1994). A somewhat longer version of his essay, the first annual Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives-Bill Susman Lecture, was delivered at New York University's King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
The Unfolded Lie CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, Christopher Hitchens is the author of numerous books, including "Unacknowledged Legislation: Writers in the Public Sphere." and
For Whom the Bell Tolls STANLEY G. PAYNE, Stanley G. Payne is the author of "The Franco Regime: 1936-1975," "Fascism: Comparison and Definition," "Spain's First Democracy: The Second Republic, 1931-1936" and "A History of Fascism, 1914-1945." He is the Hilldale-Jaume Vicens Vives Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, Madison
Africa Betrayed RONAN BENNETT, Ronan Bennett is the author of "The Catastrophist: A Novel."
Shared Glory CHRIS PASLES, Chris Pasles is a Times staff writer
The Dancer With a Photographer's Eye VICTORIA LOOSELEAF, Victoria Looseleaf is an occasional contributor to Calendar
The Power of Failure RANDY LEWIS, Randy Lewis is a Times staff writer
140 Acts and 15 Days--a Gourmet's Guide KEVIN BRONSON, Kevin Bronson, a Times staff writer, can be reached at email@example.com
Cool Covers and One Hot Show MICHAEL PHILLIPS, Michael Phillips is The Times' theater critic
The Money's Also the Thing MICHAEL PHILLIPS, Michael Phillips is The Times' theater critic
Who Needs Chivalry? JOHN CLARK, John Clark is a New York-based freelance writer
A Glimpse Outside the Closet RICHARD NATALE, Richard Natale is a regular contributor to Calendar
Feeling Frida's Pain DANA CALVO, Dana Calvo is a Times staff writer