In this first of a two-part issue, there are six articles:COMMENT
"Unanswered Questions" by Jeffrey Toobin: What's really said at Supreme Court nominations.THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Dog Eat Dog" by Tad Friend: Dinner with Julie White, the star of The Little Dog LaughedPROFILES
"The General" by Ari Shavit: A reporter remembers six years of conversation with Ariel Sharon. SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Let's Talk About My New Movie" by Larry Doyle: The oh-so-glamorous life behind the scenes.ANNALS OF IMMIGRATION
"The Lottery" by Dan Baum: Once you have a green card, what next?ON TELEVISION
"Across the Universe" by Nancy Franklin: A battlestar is reborn with Battlestar Galactica.
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