What happened on May 27, 2001
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Top 10 Stories / May 21-25 Terril Yue Jones and Josh Friedman and Sallie Hofmeister and Edmund Sanders and Jeff Leeds and Patrick Goldstein and Joseph Menn and Walter Hamilton
Follow the Money CAROL BRIGHTMAN, Carol Brightman is the author of "Writing Dangerously: Mary McCarthy and Her World."
Songs of Ourselves KEN EMERSON, Ken Emerson, the author of "Doodah!: Stephen Foster and the Rise of American Popular Culture" and co-author of a recent documentary about Foster on PBS's "The American Experience," is working on a book about the Brill Building sound and pop songwriting in New York during the 1950s and '60s
The Book of Memories REGINA MARLER, Regina Marler is the author of "Bloomsbury Pie: The Making of the Bloomsbury Boom."
Footnote to History JONATHAN LEVI, Jonathan Levi is a contributing writer to Book Review
The Past Is Prologue JOHN GRAY, John Gray is professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics and the author of "False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism" and "The Two Faces of Liberalism."
Calling Norma Rae STEPHEN METCALF, Stephen Metcalf writes for several publications, including The New York Times, The New Republic and the New York Observer..... Her goal is to see if the4 million women about to enter the labor marketvia welfare reform can survive on near-minimum wage salaries.
The Prince of Broadway ERIC LAX, Eric Lax is the author of "Bogart" with A.M. Sperber and of "Woody Allen."
Yakety-Yak LINDA JAIVIN, Linda Jaivin is the author of several books, including "Eat Me." Her third novel, "Miles Walker, You're Dead," will be published by St. Martin's Press in the fall
The Scale of Things MEREDITH BAGBY Meredith Bagby is the author of "Rational Exuberance: How Generation X is Creating a New American Economy" and "We've Got Issues: The Get Real, No B.S. Guide to What Really Matters."
It's Definitely Not the Disney Version CHARLES SOLOMON, Charles Solomon writes regularly about animation for Calendar
Your World, His View JAN BRESLAUER, Jan Breslauer is a regular contributor to Calendar
By Sheer Force of Genius LEWIS SEGAL, Lewis Segal is The Times' dance critic
Our Lady of Controversy AGUSTIN GURZA, Agustin Gurza is a Times staff writer
Public Radio, Under the Influence SEAN MITCHELL, Sean Mitchell is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer
The Many Meanings of American JOHN HENKEN, John Henken is a regular contributor to Calendar
Revolucion Leaders ERNESTO LECHNER, Ernesto Lechner is a regular contributor to Calendar
A Wrestler's Toughest Move JON MATSUMOTO, Jon Matsumoto is a regular contributor to Calendar
Strands of Lasting Significance SUSAN EMERLING, Susan Emerling writes about culture and the arts in Los Angeles
Trying to Ride Out Dangerous Impulses ROBERT HILBURN, Robert Hilburn, The Times' pop music critic, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Timidity Risks More Bloodshed SHIBLEY TELHAMI, Shibley Telhami is Anwar Sadat Professor of Peace and Development atthe University of Maryland and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is co-editor of the forthcoming book "Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East."
The Lies We Tell Ourselves RICHARD RODRIGUEZ, Richard Rodriguez, an editor at Pacific News Service, is the author of the forthcoming "Brown."
Bush Strategy: An Odd Way of Treating Our Allies WILLIAM HAWKINS and ALAN TONELSON, William Hawkins, a former economics professor and congressional staffer, and Alan Tonelson, author of "The Race to the Bottom," are both research fellows at the U.S. Business and Industry Council Educational Foundation
Jerry Brown: An Energy Gap, Not a Crisis DOUGLAS FOSTER, Douglas Foster is a teaching fellow at the graduate school of journalism at UC Berkeley
The Forrest Gump of Presidents DREW LIMSKY, Drew Limsky teaches at City University of New York. He has written for the Washington Post and San Francisco Chronicle and is the book editor at MetroSource
Show Biz Right's Victory Funk MICHAEL CIEPLY, Michael Cieply, a Los Angeles journalist, has written about the entertainment industry since 1984
Powell Can Chide Stinginess to Africa JOE DAVIDSON, Joe Davidson is a commentator on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition." E-mail: email@example.com