What happened on April 08, 2007
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Saddle champ Richard Schickel, Richard Schickel is the author of many books, including "Elia Kazan: A Biography," "The Essential Chaplin: Perspectives on the Life and Art of the Great Comedian" and "D.W. Griffith: An American Life."
Time-traveling light Mark S. Luce, Mark S. Luce lives in Kansas City, Mo., where he teaches at the Barstow School. He also teaches at the University of Kansas.
Rapture amid the redwoods Thomas Curwen, firstname.lastname@example.org Thomas Curwen is an editor at large for The Times.
Discoveries Susan Salter Reynolds, email@example.com
This glass is totally empty Louisa Thomas, Louisa Thomas is on the editorial staff of the New Yorker.
Lighting dark corners Susan Salter Reynolds, firstname.lastname@example.org Susan Salter Reynolds is a Times staff writer.
The lady steamroller Richard Eder, Richard Eder, a former Times book critic, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1987.
A friendship triangle James Marcus, James Marcus is the author of "Amazonia: Five Years at the Epicenter of the Dot.Com Juggernaut."
Holocaust 4-sale Tara Ison, Tara Ison is the author of the novels "A Child Out of Alcatraz" and "The List."
Watching the detectives Thomas McGonigle, Thomas McGonigle is the author of the novels "Going to Patchogue" and "The Corpse Dream of N. Petkov."
Life without father Paula L. Woods, Paula L. Woods, a member of the National Book Critics Circle, is the author of the Det. Charlotte Justice novels, including, most recently, "Strange Bedfellows."
Patron saint of distracted students Walter Isaacson, Walter Isaacson, president of the Aspen Institute, is the author of "Einstein: His Life and Universe," which will be published this week.
The ERA: still a bad idea Phyllis Schlafly, PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY, the author of 20 books, is the president of Eagle Forum, a national pro-family volunteer organization. eagleforum.org.
The lobbying life Toby Moffett, Toby Moffett, a former Democratic congressman from Connecticut, is a Washington lobbyist.
Don't forget the lessons of ClintonCare Ezra Klein, EZRA KLEIN writes for the American Prospect. His blog is EzraKlein.com.
Bottom lines -- Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today.
The greening of the West Ronald Brownstein, Ronald Brownstein is The Times' national affairs columnist.
The parade passes by Michael Dare, MICHAEL DARE is a photographer and writer. His website is dareland.com.
Tracking all those third rails Swati Pandey, SWATI PANDEY is a researcher for The Times' editorial pages.
Is L.A.'s middle class coming back? Bill Pitkin, BILL PITKIN is research director at United Way of Greater Los Angeles.
The three-state solution Jonathan Turley, JONATHAN TURLEY is a professor of public interest law at George Washington University.