What happened on October 06, 2002
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When Rules Are Made to Be Broken JOHN RECHY, John Rechy is the author of 13 novels, including the forthcoming "The Life and Adventures of Lyle Clemens."
The Men Who Built the Bomb DAVID HOLLOWAY, David Holloway is the author of "The Soviet Union and the Arms Race" and "Stalin and the Bomb." He is the director of the Institute for International Studies at Stanford University.
The Tenth Circle JEFF TURRENTINE, Jeff Turrentine is an essayist and critic whose articles have appeared in Book Review, the New York Times Magazine, Slate.com and other publications.
Love and Like MICHAEL HARRIS, Michael Harris is a regular contributor to Book Review.
The Outer Limits ROBIN U. RUSSIN, Robin U. Russin is the coauthor of "Screenplay: Writing the Picture" and an assistant professor of screenwriting at UC Riverside.
Democracy Imperiled MICAH L. SIFRY, Micah L. Sifry is senior analyst for Public Campaign, a nonpartisan campaign finance reform group. He is the author of "Spoiling for a Fight: Third-Party Politics in America."
In Pursuit of Goya BRIGITTE FRASE, Brigitte Frase is critic at large for Ruminator Review.
The Boy From Ipanema TOM SCHNABEL, Tom Schnabel produces KCRW's radio program "Cafe LA" and is the program director of World Music at the Hollywood Bowl.
First, Do No Harm SAMANTHA POWER, Samantha Power, a fellow at the Open Society Institute, is the author of "'A Problem From Hell': America and the Age of Genocide."
At the Mercy of the World KENNETH TURAN, Kenneth Turan is a Times film critic and the author of "Sundance to Sarajevo: Film Festivals and the World They Made."
Were Russians Nothing but Copycats? HUGH McLEAN, Hugh McLean is the author of "Nikolai Leskov: The Man and His Art" and is the editor of "In the Shade of the Giant: Essays on Tolstoy." He is professor emeritus of Slavic languages and literature at UC Berkeley.
Nostalgia Ain't What It Used To Be JAROSLAW ANDERS, Jaroslaw Anders is a writer and translator living in Washington, D.C., who often writes about Eastern and Central Europe.
Dinner Dates HENRY FENWICK, Henry Fenwick last wrote for the magazine on the Children's Hospital of Orange County Follies.
The Celluloid Prospector CHRIS WARREN, Chris Warren is a freelance writer living in Santa Monica.
The Education of Patrick McCabe ANDY MEISLER, Andy Meisler is a freelance writer living in Los Angeles. He last wrote for the magazine about the Professional Bowlers Assn.
Jurassic 5's Power Surge Randy Lewis; Robert Hilburn; Soren Baker; Steve Appleford; Susan Carpenter; Agustin Gurza; Ernesto Lechner
Why Bratton Has Edge Over His Predecessors JOE DOMANICK, Joe Domanick, author of "To Protect and to Serve: The LAPD's Century of War in the City of Dreams," is the senior fellow at USC's Annenberg School Institute for Justice and Journalism.
A Sense of Place LEO BRAUDY, Leo Braudy holds the position of University Professor at USC and is the author of "The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and its History."
Don't Just Fight Him; Indict Him MICHAEL P. SCHARF, Michael P. Scharf, former attorney-advisor for United Nations affairs at the U.S. State Department, is professor of international law and director of the War Crimes Research Office at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
Diploma Penalty Misplaces Blame JEANNIE OAKES and JOHN ROGERS, Jeannie Oakes is presidential professor and director of UCLA's Institute for Democracy, Education and Access (IDEA). Professor John Rogers is IDEA's associate director.
A Reshaped Role for the U.N. MICHAEL McFAUL, Michael McFaul is an associate professor of political science and Hoover Fellow at Stanford University, and a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
The Power Paradox CHRISTOPHER LAYNE, Christopher Layne is visiting fellow in foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute in Washington.