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In this issue:
COMMENT
"Three-Way Race", by Simon Schama: The British elections could end two-party dominance in the United Kingdom.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Hef's Peak", by Dana Goodyear: Hugh Hefner saves the Hollywood sign.
"Make My Day", by Tad Friend: Vigilante films have to stack the deck to justify the hero’s rampage.
ANNALS OF CRIME
"Incident in Dodge City", by Calvin Trillin: What led to a showdown in the riverbed?
PERSONAL HISTORY
"The Last Babylift", by John Seabrook: Adopting a child in Haiti.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Fighting Form", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Iron Man 2 and The Duel.
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