What happened on November 07, 2004
Naked ambition Tracy Quan, Tracy Quan is the author of the novel "Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl."
Facing down war's terrors William Prochnau, William Prochnau is the author of "Once Upon a Distant War."
Giants of the revolution that worked Nicholas Meyer, Nicholas Meyer is a writer-director whose movie credits include "The Seven-Percent Solution." He most recently wrote the screenplay for "The Human Stain."
Nuanced worlds Carol Muske-Dukes, Carol Muske-Dukes is the author of "Sparrow: Poems."
Trouble in midstream Richard Eder, Richard Eder, the former book critic for The Times, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1987.
Sex and the kitty Francine Prose, Francine Prose is the author of numerous books, including "The Lives of the Muses" and "Blue Angel."
More than meets the eye Eric Lax, Eric Lax is the author of numerous books, including "Woody Allen: A Biography" and, most recently, "The Mold in Dr. Florey's Coat."
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Kumbaya This, America Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We're Saved. You Lost. Now What? Michael Skube, Michael Skube teaches journalism at Elon University. He is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for criticism.
Osama's Really Bad Day Andrew H. Malcolm, Andrew Malcolm is a Times editorial writer.
Schwarzenegger's People Power Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a contributing editor of Opinion, is a senior scholar in the School of Policy, Planning and Development at USC and a political analyst for KNBC.
Bad News for Jews Jack Miles, Jack Miles is senior fellow with the Pacific Council on International Policy and the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "God: A Biography." email@example.com
Saying Uncle and Mouthing Bromides Paul Corcoran, Paul Corcoran teaches political philosophy at the University of Adelaide in Australia and is the author of "Political Language and Rhetoric."
Hicks Nixed Slicks' Pick Sean Wilentz, Sean Wilentz is a professor of history at Princeton University.
The Man Who Married a Cause Dennis Ross, Dennis Ross, director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, is a former U.S. envoy to the Middle East.
It Was Reagan Who Tore Down That Wall Dinesh D'Souza, Dinesh D'Souza, a Hoover Institution fellow, is author of "Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader" (the Free Press, 1997). Website: dineshdsouza .com