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Contributors -- November 1995



Jack Beatty ("From Out of the South"), a senior editor of The Atlantic Monthly, is the author of The Rascal King: The Life and Times of James Michael Curley (1992).

Lynn Caraganis ("The Clash of the Titans") is the author of Garish Days (1988) and Cousin It (1991). Her novel White Street is forthcoming.

Harvey Cox ("The Warring Visions of the Religious Right") is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity at Harvard University.

Michael Finkel ("The World's Toughest Competition") is a contributing editor of Skiing. His articles have appeared in Sports Illustrated, The New York Times Magazine, and The Washington Post.

David Frum ("The Elite Primary") is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He is the author of Dead Right (1994).

Carol Kino ("Traveling Collections") is a former New York correspondent for the British quarterly Modern Painters. She has written about art for The New York Times, Artnews, and Art & Auction.

Steven Lagerfeld ("What Main Street Can Learn From the Mall") is the deputy editor of The Wilson Quarterly.

David McLimans (cover art) is an editorial illustrator whose work has received awards from the Society of Newspaper Design and Print.

James M. McPherson ("A Passive President?") is the George Henry Davis Professor of American History at Princeton University. He won the Pulitzer Prize in history in 1989 for Battle Cry of Freedom. McPherson's most recent book is What They Fought For, 1861­1865 (1994).

Eric Schlosser ("In the Strawberry Fields") wrote a two-part article on marijuana and the law, published in The Atlantic in August and September of 1994, which won the National Magazine Award for reporting.

Edward Sorel and Nancy Caldwell Sorel ("First Encounters") live in Manhattan. They have been creating First Encounters for The Atlantic since May of 1983; a collection was published last year. The one in this issue is the last that will appear in the magazine.

John D. Spooner ("Bow Ties") is a senior vice president of the investment firm Smith Barney. He is the author of eight books, including Sex and Money (1985) and The Foursome (1993).

Stephen Tapscott ("Ours") is the author of From the Book of Changes, a collection of poems, and the editor of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology, both to be published next year.

Geoffrey Wheatcroft ("Scaling the Heights") is a columnist for several London newspapers and the author of The Randlords (1986).

Robert Worth ("A Model Prison") is a Charlotte Newcombe fellow in English at Princeton University. His articles have appeared in Commonweal, the London Guardian, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.



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