What happened on October 04, 2005
Europe's baby bust Charles A. Kupchan, CHARLES A. KUPCHAN, a professor of international affairs at Georgetown University and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, is the author of "The End of the American Era" (Vintage, 2003).
Keep alive the right to die Marcia Angell, MARCIA ANGELL is a senior lecturer in social medicine at Harvard Medical School and former editor in chief of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Better late than never at the Getty Malcolm Bell III, MALCOLM BELL III is a professor of art history at the University of Virginia and co-director of U.S. excavations at Morgantina, in Italy.
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The pull of time and place Susan Tweit, Susan J. Tweit is the author of, most recently, "The San Luis Valley: Sand Dunes and Sandhill Cranes," from which this essay is adapted. Her website is susanjtweit.com.
Sea quest John Balzar, Times Staff Writer