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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            January 1997 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Sallie Tisdale and Stephanie Wilson, pp. 4-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 8-12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 13-14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by Charles Baxter, pp. 15-16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Catfight on the Far Right by Gary Aldrich, pp. 17-18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. Bosnia's Alternate Reality , p. 19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. Saving Disney from Itself by Rick West, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner by Barbara Carlson, pp. 22-24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. The Diva In Decline by Daniel Harris, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. A Date With the Family by Rep. Jim Ryun and Anne Ryun, p. 28
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. History by Christopher Howell, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. Necropolis by Luc Sante, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Folio by Scott Anderson, pp. 35-54
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            14. Essay by Gerald Early, pp. 55-61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15. Review by Vince Passaro, pp. 62-68
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16. Story by Mary Gordon, pp. 69-75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            17. Memoir by Ptolemy Tompkins, pp. 76-86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            18. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            19. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            20. Cover: Photograph by Henri Bureau
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            February 1997 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Andrew Macfarlane and Molleen Matsumura, pp. 4-8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 9-12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 13-14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair, pp. 15-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. One Gangsta's Paradise by Ernest "Smokey" Wilson, p. 18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. When Hollywood Gets It Right by Spencer Warren, pp. 18-20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. Garden-Variety Xenophobia by Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. Making the Final Rounds by Dr. Bert Keizer, pp. 22-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. The Yearning of the Screw by Fabio Morabito, p. 28
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. Twisted by Michael Almereyda, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. Yesterday's Boy of Today , p. 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. The Ship Visitor by Francisco Goldman, pp. 31-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Essay by Ted C. Fishman, pp. 35-43
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            14. Report by Elizabeth Rubin, pp. 44-55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15. Annotation by Mark Schapiro, pp. 56-60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16. Review by L.J. Davis, pp. 61-66
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            17. Story by Steven Polansky, pp. 67-78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            18. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            19. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            20. Cover: Photograph by Thomas R. Rampy III
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            March 1997 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Alan Shefsky and Chris Lehmann, pp. 4-8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 9-12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 13-14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by Michael Ignatieff, pp. 15-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. The Bombs The Times Forgot by Jim Naureckas, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. Write-Offs , pp. 20-22
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. The Gospel According to Greenspan by Edward Luttwak, pp. 23-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. Geniuses With Back Hair by Dr. A.G. Alias, p. 26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. Laugher Curve by Kenneth H. Craik, p. 27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. A Room With Too Much View by Michael Pollan, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. The Basement War by Jonathan Franzen, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. Legend by W.S. Merwin, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Report by Gretel Ehrlich, pp. 34-44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            14. Letter by David L. Kirp, pp. 45-53
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15. Annotation by Ken Silverstein, pp. 54-56
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16. Story by Steven Millhauser, pp. 57-64
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            17. Miscellany by Sallie Tisdale, pp. 65-78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            18. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            19. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            20. Cover: Photograph by Galen Rowell
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            April 1997 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Terence Wrong and Michael Lerner, pp. 4-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 8-12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 13-14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by Lore Segal, pp. 15-26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Poetry: Our Worst-Kept Secret by Richard Howard, pp. 27-30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. The Conversion by Lewis Nordan, pp. 31-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. Folio by Michael Pollan, pp. 35-58
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. Essay by William Gass, pp. 59-67
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. Letter by Alan Zarembo, pp. 68-80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. Story by Padgett Powell, pp. 81-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 92-94
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            May 1997 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Melvin Sabshin and Andrew Garrison, pp. 4-10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 11-14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 15-16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by Faraj Sarkuhi, pp. 17-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Clinton's Color Guard , pp. 22-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. Affirmative Reaction by William A. Whitaker, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. Everyone's Price , p. 25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. The Bombay Rush by Suketu Mehta, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. Urban Delight by Ben Katchor, p. 28
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. A Texas Tragedy , pp. 29-30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. An Ill-Begotten Enterprise by Harlan Ellison, p. 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. The Disclaimer by Ron Carlson, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Essay by Jim Sleeper, pp. 35-44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            14. Forum: Our Machines, Ourselves by James Bailey, David Gelernter, Jaron Lanier, and Charles Siebert, ..., pp. 45-55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15. Annotation by Ken Silverstein, pp. 56-58
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16. Story by Matthew Crain, pp. 59-69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            17. Miscellany by Amanda Coyne, pp. 70-78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            18. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            19. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            20. Cover: Painting by Josef Levi
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            June 1997 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Mary R. Somerville and Don Beagle, pp. 4-8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 9-12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 13-14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by Chris Lehmann, pp. 15-16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Thank You for Your Contribution , pp. 17-20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. Jury Rigging Laid Bare by Jack McMahon, pp. 21-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. A Lawyer Without Precedent by Stephen B. Bright, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. Long Live the Despots by Peregrine Worsthorne, p. 26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. Copyright Piracy, Circa 1872 by Mark Twain, pp. 27-28
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. The Night Susan B. Stayed Home by Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott, pp. 29-30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. A Second Chance by Lydia Davis, p. 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. The Bob Hope Poem by Campbell McGrath, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Report by Paul Roberts, pp. 37-51
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            14. South America Letter by Patrick Symmes, pp. 52-61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15. Memoir by Don Wallace, pp. 62-69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16. Miscellany by Spencer Nadler, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            17. Story by Donald Rawley, pp. 76-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            18. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 83
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            19. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            20. Cover: Photograph by Gary Braasch
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            July 1997 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Joseph D. McNamara and Kate Daly, pp. 6-8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 9-12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 13-14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by Gerry Spence, pp. 15-18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. The White-Collar Criminal's Survival Guide by Ronald TerMeer, p. 19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. The IRS Walk of Fame , pp. 20-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. In the Money: A Congressman's Story by Dan Hamburg, pp. 24-26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. The Life of a Guinea Pig , p. 27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. A Short History of Cures by Robertson Davies, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. Fighting Words , pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. The Roving Recorder by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. True Stories by Ethan Coen, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Folio by David Samuels, pp. 37-52
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            14. Madrid Letter by Tony Hendra, pp. 53-60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15. Memoir by David James Duncan, pp. 61-69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16. Review by Vince Passaro, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            17. Story by David Means, pp. 76-86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            18. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            19. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            20. Cover: Photograph by Christopher Farina
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            August 1997 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Courtney Tedrove and John A. Washington, pp. 6-12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Harper's Index, pp. 13-14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Readings by Robert Fisk, Shepherd "Bubba" McClenny, and Charles Simic, ..., pp. 15-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Essay: In the Garden of Tabloid Delight by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 35-43
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Report: Spinning the Poor Into Gold by Barbara Ehrenreich, pp. 44-52
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. Story: Gare Du Nord by Suketu Mehta, pp. 53-59
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. Miscellany: The Inhumanity of the Animal People by Joy Williams, pp. 60-68
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. Letter: Aboard the Gravy Train by Matt Bivens, pp. 69-78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. Cover: Photograph by Chris Steele-Perkins
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            September 1997 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Mark Slouka and Nicolas E. Tipple, pp. 6-9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 10-14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 15-16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by George C. Herring, pp. 17-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Notes on Writing and the Nation by Salman Rushdie, pp. 22-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. The End and the Beginning by Wislawa Szymborska, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. Trials and Their Tribulations by Dr. Stanley M. Kaplan and Carolyn Winget, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. War and Peace and Quiet by Leo Tolstoy, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. Releasing the Memoirist Within by Mark Leyner, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. The View from Intensive Care by Saul Bellow, pp. 33-38
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. Essay by Mark Edmundson and Earl Shorris, pp. 39-60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. Letter from Belfast by Adrian McKinty, pp. 61-70
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Story by Anthony Giardina, pp. 71-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            14. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 83
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16. Cover: Photograph by Lauren Greenfield
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            October 1997 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Abe Smorodin and Ishmael Reed, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 7-10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 11-12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by David Ehrenfeld, pp. 13-16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Hanford's Day After , pp. 17-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. The Christian Fright , pp. 20-22
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. Kremlin Square-Off by Lev Rokhlin, p. 23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. Dear John by Anatoly Adamishin, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. It's Raining Men , pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. Plumbing the Purse by Daniel Harris, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. Hungry Minds by Dr. Marrianne Regard and Dr. Theodor Landis, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. The Language of Lost History by Michael Chabon, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Folio by Michael Paterniti, pp. 35-58
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            14. Letter from Avignon by David Zane Mairowitz, pp. 59-67
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15. Review by Albert Mobilio, pp. 68-79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16. Story by Mark Slouka, pp. 80-89
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            17. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            18. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 92-94
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            19. Cover: Photograph by Grant V. Faint
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            November 1997 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Glenn R. Roesler and Suzanne Ehlers, pp. 4-10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 11-16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 17-18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by Bill McKibben, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Welfare As They Know It , pp. 24-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. Trouble at the Reference Desk by Bruce Shuman, p. 32
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. The Marriage of Hip and Square by Thomas Frank, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. Mon Amour by Simone de Beauvoir, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. Trying for the Kingdom by Peter Trachtenberg, pp. 39-42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. Archive by Anton Chekhov, pp. 43-60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. Report by Judith Newman, pp. 61-71
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Review: The Unsparing Vision of Don DeLillo by Vince Passaro, pp. 72-77 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. Underworld by Don DeLillo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Annotation by Benjamin Wittes, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            14. Story by Nadine Gordimer, pp. 80-94
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16. Puzzle by Richard E. Maltby Jr., pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            17. Cover: Photograph by Sam Abell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            December 1997 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Letters by Brian Seiberg and Lisa J. Kijewski, pp. 6-9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Notebook by Lewis H. Lapham, pp. 10-16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Harper's Index, pp. 17-18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Readings by Mark Danner, pp. 19-24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Backstage at the Nato Summit by Jean Chretien, Jean-Luc Dehaene, and Jean-Claude Juncker, ..., pp. 25-28
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6. The O.S. in Twilight by Ellen Ullman, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. The Harrying Man by Alec Baldwin, p. 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8. A Painter's Wisdom by Max Beckmann, p. 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. The Importance of Being Oscar by Oscar Wilde, p. 32
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10. A Long Illness by Donald Hall, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11. Essay by David Shenk, pp. 37-46
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12. Forum by Anita Blair, Barbara Ehrenreich, and Jeanne Lewis, ..., pp. 47-58
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            13. Letter from Havana by Patrick Symmes, pp. 59-69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            14. Annotation by Dennis Cass, pp. 70-72
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15. Story by Jane Avrich, pp. 73-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16. Acrostic by Thomas H. Middleton, p. 83
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            17. Puzzle by Stephen Schwartz and David Stern, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            18. Cover: Photograph by Penny Gentieu
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Issues of the 2000s = 9 Years, 87 Issues, 1,520 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Issues of 2000 = 11 Issues, 178 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Issues of 2001 = 12 Issues, 215 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 2002 = 12 Issues, 199 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2003 = 11 Issues, 201 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Issues of 2004 = 10 Issues, 180 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Issues of 2005 = 12 Issues, 218 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Issues of 2006 = 11 Issues, 174 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Issues of 2007 = 2 Issues, 25 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Issues of 2009 = 6 Issues, 130 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 2 Issues, 39 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Issues of 2010 = 2 Issues, 39 Articles