In this issue: COMMENT "Back on Track", by John Cassidy: The battle for jobs. LIFE AND LETTERS "The King’s Speech", by Michael Schulman: A playwright’s take on history. LETTER FROM ISLAMABAD "The Journalist and the Spies", by Dexter Filkins: A reporter’s death and military secrets. BOOKS "Novelty Acts", by Ariel Levy: Centuries of sexual revolution. THE CURRENT CINEMA "Call the Doctor", by David Denby: A review of Contagion.