What happened on September 22, 2002
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The Sage of Common Sense H.W. BRANDS, H.W. Brands is the author of "The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin" and "The Age of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream."
True Grit GAVIN LAMBERT, Gavin Lambert is the author of several books, including "Inside Daisy Clover" and "The Slide Area," "On Cukor" and "Mainly About Lindsay Anderson."
The Magician's Assistant HELLER McALPIN, Heller McAlpin writes for numerous publications, including the San Francisco Chronicle, Newsday and the Washington Post.
Witness for the Prosecution JAN T. GROSS, Jan T. Gross is the author of "Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland."
Toward a Theory of Reel Time JOHN BOORMAN, John Boorman is the co-editor of Projections and has directed such films as "Deliverance," "Hope and Glory," "The Emerald Forest," "Point Blank" and "Excalibur."
Garden Party WITOLD RYBCZYNSKI, Witold Rybczynski is the author of many books, including "The Perfect House: A Journey with the Renaissance Architect Andrea Palladio." He teaches at the University of Pennsylvania.
All in the Family MICHAEL HARRIS, Michael Harris is a regular contributor to Book Review.
Can Evil Ever Truly Be Understood? JOHN K. ROTH, John K. Roth, professor of philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, is the author of "Holocaust Politics" and co-editor of "Remembering for the Future: The Holocaust in an Age of Genocide."
An American Terrorist ERIC FONER, Eric Foner is the author of "The Story of American Freedom" and "Who Owns History? Rethinking the Past in a Changing World."
Up Close and Personal JAMES E. CACCAVO, James E. Caccavo is a writer, photographer and former editor who worked in Vietnam from 1968 to 1970 for the Red Cross and Newsweek magazine. He is a trustee on the Indochina Media Memorial Foundation and a contributor to the Requiem book and exhibit project.
Locked Out of a House JOEL KOTKIN, Joel Kotkin, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior fellow with the Davenport Institute of Public Policy at Pepperdine University and the Milken Institute. He is co-author, with Thomas Tseng, of "Rewarding Ambition: Latinos, Housing and the Future of California."
To Win U.N. Help, Play by U.N. Rules SUZANNE NOSSEL, Suzanne Nossel was a senior advisor at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations from 1999 to 2001.
The End of Deterrence CAROL BRIGHTMAN, Carol Brightman is the author of the biography "Writing Dangerously: Mary McCarthy and Her World," and the editor of "Between Friends: The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Mary McCarthy." E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The End of Deterrence MITCHELL KOSS, Mitchell Koss is a producer for Channel One News. His work has appeared on PBS, ABC and MTV.
Playing Into Evil's Hands JOSEPH A. BOSCO, Joseph A. Bosco teaches a graduate seminar on international law and morality at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.
The Golden Rule of Racial Profiling VIKRAM AMAR, Vikram Amar is a professor of law at UC Hastings College of Law.
Anthrax Attacks Pushed Open an Ominous Door BARBARA HATCH ROSENBERG, Barbara Hatch Rosenberg, a research professor of molecular biology at State University of New York at Purchase, chairs the Federation of American Scientists Working Group on Biological Weapons.
Twilight of the CEOs' Day CHARLOTTE ALLEN, Charlotte Allen is the author of "The Human Christ: The Search for the Historical Jesus."
Dynasties in Decline JAKE TAPPER, Jake Tapper is a reporter and commentator in New York City.
Ghosts Of Downtown Carol Lynn Mithers is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles. Her last piece for the magazine was a profile of former Occidental College President John Brooks Slaughter.
Mayhem's Architect STEVE CLOW, Steve Clow is a Times assistant National editor.