What happened on January 19, 2003
What Looks Like Profiling Might Just Be Good Policing Heather Mac Donald, Heather Mac Donald is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute and the author of "Are Cops Racist? How the War Against the Police Harms Black Americans."
Reel Life Blurs Reality in O.C. John J. Pitney Jr., John J. Pitney Jr. is a professor of government at Claremont McKenna College.
A Mountain of Trouble Pulls a Town Together Rick Bass, Rick Bass is active in Yaak Valley environmental causes and is author, most recently, of "The Hermit's Story."
Dividends as Corporate Reformer Daniel Yergin, Daniel Yergin, chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, is co-author of "Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy" and executive producer of the PBS series of the same name.
A Nuclear Dilemma Henry Sokolski and Victor Gilinsky, Henry Sokolski is executive director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center and author of "Best of Intentions: America's Campaign Against Strategic Weapons Proliferation." Victor Gilinsky, an L.A.-based energy consultant, served as a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory commissioner under Presidents Ford, Carter and Reagan.
Sanctions No Longer Serve U.S. Interests Ian Urbina, Ian Urbina is associate editor of the Middle East Report, a publication of the Middle East Research and Information Project.
A Nuclear Dilemma Thomas F. McLarty III and Richard Klein, Thomas F. McLarty III was President Clinton's chief of staff in 1993 and 1994. Richard Klein was special assistant for international security affairs at the State Department. They are president and director, respectively, of Kissinger McLarty Associates.
SEC Plan Takes Disclosure Too Far Robert M. Mattson Jr., Robert M. Mattson Jr. is an Irvine-based partner with the law firm of Morrison & Foerster, LLP.
Do the Math: Rooting Out Terrorists Is Tricky Business John Allen Paulos, John Allen Paulos, a professor of mathematics at Temple University and adjunct professor of journalism at Columbia University, is the author of "Innumeracy" and the forthcoming "A Mathematician Plays the Market."
Karma Climber Janet Reitman, Janet Reitman's last story for the magazine was about a group of young computer wizards who are helping the U.S. government fight terrorism.
The Reformer, on Honeymoon Joe Domanick, Joe Domanick last wrote for the magazine about the death of a mentally ill prisoner at the L.A. county jail. He is author of "To Protect and To Serve," a book detailing the history of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Gastroanthropology Nelson Handel, Nelson Handel is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer.
Superheroes in Bad Ties Susan Emerling, Susan Emerling is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer.
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How different became America Jonathan Kirsch, Jonathan Kirsch, a contributing writer to the Book Review, is the author of "The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold History of the Jewish People."
'Chick book' flies Michael Harris, Michael Harris is a regular contributor to Book Review.
Compassionate conservative Caroline Fraser, Caroline Fraser is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and the author of "God's Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church."
Hardship before horror Abraham Brumberg, Abraham Brumberg is editor of "Poland: Genesis of a Revolution," among other books.
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Waking up in the 21st century Jacob Heilbrunn, Jacob Heilbrunn is an editorial writer for The Times.
When the oilmen came to the wadi Joyce Appleby, Joyce Appleby is the author of "Thomas Jefferson" and is a professor emeritus at UCLA and past president of the American Historical Assn.
Truth falters on the altar of Balthus' mystique Nicholas Fox Weber, Nicholas Fox Weber is the author of "Balthus: A Biography" and "Patron Saints: Five Rebels Who Opened America to a New Art, 1928-1943." He is writing a biography of Le Corbusier.
Winging it for the birds Leslie Kandell, Leslie Kandell writes on music and the arts for the New York Times, Opera News and other publications.