What happened on May 20, 2001
The Strange Case of David Irving CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, Christopher Hitchens is a columnist for Vanity Fair and The Nation and the author most recently of "The Trial of Henry Kissinger."
Was IBM Good For the Jews? SAUL FRIEDLNDER, Saul Friedlnder is the author of numerous books, including "Pius XII and the Third Reich," "When Memory Comes," and most recently, "Nazi Germany and the Jews: The Years of Persecution, 1933-1939, Vol. I."
Paranoia Strikes Deep LEE SIEGEL, Lee Siegel is a contributing writer to Book Review and a contributing editor to Harper's and The New Republic
Tombstone Blues GREIL MARCUS, Greil Marcus is the author of numerous books, including "Invisible Republic: Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes" and, most recently, "Double Trouble: Bill Clinton and Elvis Presley in a Land of No Alternatives."
Thinking Big, Thinking Free JAROSLAV PELIKAN, Jaroslav Pelikan is the editor of "A World Treasury of Modern Religious Thought," which includes "The Will to Believe," by William James. He is Sterling professor emeritus at Yale
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Marshalling All of His Forces ROBERT W. WELKOS, Robert W. Welkos is a Times staff writer
Buildings That Tell Stories NICOLAI OUROUSSOFF, Nicolai Ouroussoff is The Times' architecture critic.
City-Sponsored Freedom SUZANNE MUCHNIC, Suzanne Muchnic is The Times' art writer.
Just Happy to Be Singing DON HECKMAN, Don Heckman writes frequently about jazz for The Times
Buffy the Rules Slayer T.L. STANLEY, T.L. Stanley is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer
In Honor of a Masterful Maverick JOSEF WOODARD, Josef Woodard is a frequent contributor to Calendar
A Lonely Quest High Atop the World EMORY HOLMES III, Emory Holmes III is an occasional contributor to Calendar
Those Hilarious Nazis THANE ROSENBAUM, Thane Rosenbaum is the author of "Second Hand Smoke," "Elijah Visible" and the forthcoming, "The Golems of Gotham."
Listen to Their Landscape SUSAN CARPENTER, Susan Carpenter is a Times staff writer
Making the Most of the Worst Musicals F. KATHLEEN FOLEY, F. Kathleen Foley is a regular theater reviewer for Calendar
Top 10 Stories / May 14-18 Nancy Rivera Brooks and James F. Smith and Peter G. Gosselin and David G. Savage and Joseph Menn and Charles Piller and John O'Dell and Aaron Curtiss
Paean To A Pruner DAVID LANSING, David Lansing last wrote for the magazine about Anza-Borrego
The Key: Reduce Demand BURTON RICHTER, Burton Richter is the Paul Pigott Professor of Physical Sciences at Stanford University and co-winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physics
The Dilemma of Population Without Representation TONY QUINN, Tony Quinn is co-editor of the "California Target Book," an analysis of California legislative and congressional elections
A Prohibition That Frustrates the People's Will HERMAN SCHWARTZ, Herman Schwartz is a professor of constitutional law at American University and the author of "Packing the Courts: The Conservative Campaign to Rewrite the Constitution."
Cubans Demand Major Changes in the System E. SANCHEZ SANTA CRUZ, E. Sanchez Santa Cruz heads the Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation and is a member of Todos Unidos. and
Waiting for a Miracle... or a Catastrophe DAVID GROSSMAN, David Grossman, an Israeli novelist, is the author of "See Under: Love." This article was translated by Haim Watzman
Surprise King Makers SUSAN ANDERSON, Susan Anderson, a Los Angeles writer, who has written for the Nation and LA Weekly, is the author of "African American Political Strength: Background and Implications for Los Angeles," a report commissioned by 8th District Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas
California Left Twisting in the Political Wind WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, William Schneider, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a political analyst for CNN
The Journalism of Adoration CHARLES FLEMING, Charles Fleming teaches entertainment reporting at USC. A former staff writer for Variety, Newsweek and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, he is the author of "High Concept: Don Simpson and the Hollywood Culture of Excess."
Forget Organic: Just Eat Those Veggies GREG CRITSER, Greg Critser writes about the politics of health for Harper's and Worth magazines. His book about the modern obesity epidemic will be published next year by Houghton Mifflin