Linda Gregerson ("Target") teaches Renaissance literature at the University of Michigan. She is the author of The Reformation of the Subject (1995). Her poem in this issue will appear in her book The Woman Who Died in Her Sleep, to be published by Houghton Mifflin in November.
Marjorie Heins ("A Birth-Control Crusader") is the director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Arts Censorship Project and the author of Sex, Sin & Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars (1993).
Nicholas Lemann ("Banana Man") is The Atlantic's national correspondent and the author of The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America (1991). He is at work on a book about meritocracy in the United States.
Robert A. Levine ("The Empty Symbolism of American Politics"), a West Coast economic consultant, was a deputy director of the Congressional Budget Office from 1975 to 1979. His article "The Economic Consequences of Mr. Clinton" was part of the cover story in the July Atlantic.
Steven Nadis ("The Sub-Seabed Solution") a former staff researcher for the Union of Concerned Scientists, writes regularly for Nature, Science, and Omni. He has co-authored several books, including Beyond the Freeze (1982) and Car Trouble (1993).
Conor Cruise O'Brien ("Thomas Jefferson: Radical and Racist") is a contributing editor of The Atlantic and the author of many books, including The Siege: The Saga of Israel and Zionism (1986) and The Great Melody: A Thematic Biography of Edmund Burke (1993). His article in this issue is drawn from his book The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution, 1785-1800, to be published next month by the University of Chicago Press.
Martin Walker ("Clinton Scandals, Inc.") is the U.S. bureau chief of the British newspaper The Guardian. He is the author of The President We Deserve: Bill Clinton's Rise and Falls and Comebacks (1996).
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The Atlantic Monthly; October 1996; Contributors; Volume 278, No. 4; page 6.