Hipster, Flipster and Finger-Poppin' Daddy GROVER SALES, Grover Sales is the author of "Jazz: America's Classical Music" and teaches jazz studies at Stanford University. In the early 1960s he handled publicity for Lord Buckley in the San Francisco Bay area.
The Iceman Cometh JEFF TURRENTINE, Jeff Turrentine is a senior editor at Hemispheres magazine.
Blue Danube HELLER McALPIN, Heller McAlpin is a writer whose reviews have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, the Washington Post and the Christian Science Monitor, among other publications.
Mr. Lucky of California Politics SHERRY BEBITCH JEFFE, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior scholar in the School of Policy, Planning and Development at USC. She is also a political analyst for KCAL-TV.
Mission Accomplished: Now It's Time to Pull Out JAY TAYLOR, Jay Taylor, a former Marine, was a deputy secretary of State for intelligence and research in the Reagan administration. He is currently writing a biography of Chiang Kai-shek.
Oust Saddam First, Then Pursue Peace EHUD SPRINZAK and ROBERT J. LIEBER, Ehud Sprinzak is dean of the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at Interdisciplinary Center in Herzilya, Israel. Robert J. Lieber is professor of government and foreign service at Georgetown University.