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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
COMMENT
"Just Married", by Amy Davidson: The latest ruling in the Prop 8 case.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Operation Steinway", by Michael Schulman: A conservatory refurbishes its piano supply.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Apologia", by Jeffrey Frank: Why it's difficult to accept an apology.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Covert Operations", by Jane Mayer: The billionaire brothers who are waging a war against Obama.
OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS
"On the Prison Highway", by Ian Frazier: The gulag’s silent remains.
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