In this issue:COMMENT
"Obama Wins", by Hendrik Hertzberg: An unprecedented victory.THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Emanuel in Full", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Rahm Emanuel's mind, body, and spirit.
"Class Report", by Roger Angell: A new start for the Greatest Generation.LETTER FROM WASHINGTON
"Battle Plans", by Ryan Lizza: Finding the right way to run.THE POLITICAL SCENE
"The New Liberalism", by George Packer: The Democrats face a defining moment.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Soul Survivor", by Anthony Lane: A review of Quantum of Solace.
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