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There are six articles in the October 23, 2006 issue:COMMENT
"Nuke Rebuke" by Steve Coll: The fallout from North Korea's nuclear test.ON THE AIR
"Arriba!" by Dan Baum: A Spanish radio host gets out the vote. SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Thieves Are Everywhere" by Jason Roeder: The Unexpected Tailor and other scams. OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
"Mink Inc." by Lauren Collins: Hip-hop's favorite furrier.BOOKS
"The Nutty Professors" by Anthony Grafton: The history of academic charisma.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Lost in the Revolution" by Anthony Lane: Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette and the Truman Capote star-studded bio-pic, Infamous.
Before you see Sofia Coppola's movie, listen to the book that inspired it: Marie Antoinette: The Journey (Unabridged) by Antonia Fraser.
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