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Sunday, August 31, 2003:
On This Day: August 31 (John Neville Keynes 8/31/1852-11/15/1949, Maria Montessori 8/31/1870-5/6/1952, George Sarton 8/31/1888-3/22/1956, William Saroyan 8/31/1908-6/14/1986, Alan Jay Lerner 8/31/1918-6/14/1986)
Diana Killed in a Car Accident in Paris (By CRAIG B. WHITNEY, August 31, 1998)
William Shawn, 85, Is Dead; New Yorker's Gentle Despot [8/31/1907] (By ERIC PACE, December 9, 1992)

Frank MacDonald, Australian Hero, Dies at 107 (By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN, Aug. 31, 2003)
* Charles Scaife, 65, Professor Who Promoted Science as Fun, Dies (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 31, 2003)
NATIONAL: New Look at Pius XII's Views of Nazis (By LAURIE GOODSTEIN, Aug. 31, 2003)
Cuts Put Schools and Law to the Test (By SAM DILLON, Aug. 31, 2003)
Worried Democrats See Daunting '04 Hurdles (By ADAM NAGOURNEY, Aug. 31, 2003)
Cries of Activism and Terror in S.U.V. Torching (By NICK MADIGAN, Aug. 31, 2003)
Embattled UMass President Says Goodbye to Students (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 31, 2003)
WORLD: Shiites Mourn Death of Cleric in Iraq Bombing (By NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 31, 2003)
U.S. and the Iraqis Discuss Creating Big Militia Force (By DEXTER FILKINS, Aug. 31, 2003)
Europeans Warn Iran on Nuclear Inspections (By NAZILA FATHI, Aug. 31, 2003)
North Korea Ends Disarmament Talks (By JOSEPH KAHN with DAVID E. SANGER, Aug. 31, 2003)
Free to Marry, Canada's Gays Say, 'Do I?' (By CLIFFORD KRAUSS, Aug. 31, 2003)
Potholes and Promises Line an Afghan Highway (By CARLOTTA GALL, Aug. 31, 2003)
German Stocks Are Rising, but Jobs, So Far, Are Not (By RICHARD BERNSTEIN, Aug. 31, 2003)
NEW YORK BOOKSHELF: A Historic Fire, a Young Boy, a Rich Flock and Sneakers (By David Von Drehle, Aug. 31, 2003)
NEW YORK UP CLOSE: A Cemetery for the Living (By ALISON STATEMAN, Aug. 31, 2003)
NEIGHBORHOOD MYSTERY: La Guardia Was Born Somewhere, but Where? (By TOM DEIGNAN, Aug. 31, 2003)
THEATER DISTRICT: Where the Sinners of Broadway Spent a Little Time With the Saints
(By ERIN CHAN, Aug. 31, 2003)
COPING: Keep Beer Flowing and Dreams Alive [Brian Flanagan] (By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS, Aug. 31, 2003)
* F.Y.I.: Vertical Fire Hydrant (MARGALIT FOX and GEORGE ROBINSON, Aug. 31, 2003)
* MANHATTAN: Never-Never Land (By KELLY CROW, Aug. 31, 2003)
* CITY LORE: Brother, Can You Spare a Day? (By EDWARD T. O'DONNELL, Aug. 31, 2003)
YANKEES 10, RED SOX 7: Posada Helps Yanks Bat Back Another Charge by the Red Sox
(By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 31, 2003)
EDITORIAL OBSERVER: The Gambles and Gaffes Behind Two Tragic Space Shuttle Disasters
(By PHILIP M. BOFFEY, Aug. 31, 2003)
OP-ED: Policy Lobotomy Needed (By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, Aug. 31, 2003)
Who's Losing Iraq? (By MAUREEN DOWD, Aug. 31, 2003)
Bombing Democracy in Iraq (By REUEL MARC GERECHT, Aug. 31, 2003)
This Boy's Freedom (By EDGARDO VEGA YUNQUÉ, Aug. 31, 2003)
LETTERS: Hard Times for State Colleges (6 Letters) (By RENATE BRIDENTHAL, et. al., Aug. 31, 2003)
BUSINESS: Wall St. Reform Falls Short, Survey Says (By GRETCHEN MORGENSON, Aug. 31, 2003)
MARKET WATCH: A Problem? Take It Straight to the Chief (By GRETCHEN MORGENSON, Aug. 31, 2003)
* In Trying Times, Many Ways to Ask, Will You Hire Me? (By CHRISTOPHER S. STEWART, Aug. 31, 2003)
ECONOMIC VIEW: A Way to Break the Cycle of Servitude (By LOUIS UCHITELLE, Aug. 31, 2003)
PRIVATE SECTOR: Easy Does It for a Giant of Gyms (By EVE TAHMINCIOGLU, Aug. 31, 2003)
* The Guru of Product Potential [Anthony Robbins] (By BETSY STREISAND, Aug. 31, 2003)
THE BUSINESS WORLD: A German Town Tells Volkswagen: We Are Family (By MARK LANDLER, Aug. 31, 2003)
MARKET INSIGHT: Don't Expect Oil Prices to Bolster Oil Stocks (By CONRAD DE AENLLE, Aug. 31, 2003)
* STRATEGIES: 4 Ways to Build an Index (None of Them Ideal) (By MARK HULBERT, Aug. 31, 2003)
Going Gold? Maybe, if Enough Cellphones Ring (By ALEC FOEGE, Aug. 31, 2003)
INVESTING WITH MICHAEL CORBETT PERRITT: MicroCap Opportunities Fund (By CAROLE GOULD, Aug. 31, 2003)
LIFE'S WORK: Mother's Tale Is Cautionary, or Inspiring (By LISA BELKIN, Aug. 31, 2003)
* MY JOB: Fasten Seat Belt. Start Engine. Deflate Ego. (By JOHN CARR, Aug. 31, 2003)
* EXECUTIVE LIFE: It's Back to School, to Become a Teacher (By MELINDA LIGOS, Aug. 31, 2003)
In These 401(k)'s, Workers Do Less to Save More (By ELIZABETH HARRIS, Aug. 31, 2003)
ARTS: THE NEW GROUND ZERO: Finding Comfort in the Safety of Names (By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN, Aug. 31, 2003)
ARTS: THE NEW GROUND ZERO: The Invisible Architect (By JULIE V. IOVINE, Aug. 31, 2003)
ARTS: THE NEW GROUND ZERO: There's Nothing So Closed as an Open Competition
(By EDWARD WYATT, Aug. 31, 2003)
MUSIC: Ye Olde Handel Dusted Off by an Iconoclast (By JOHN ROCKWELL, Aug. 31, 2003)
MUSIC RECORDINGS: In His Work, a Modesty Lacking in His Manner (By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, Aug. 31, 2003)
TV RERUNS: Edie Falco in 'Fargo,' and Other Gems You Never Saw (By EMILY NUSSBAUM, Aug. 31, 2003)
GARDEN: CUTTINGS: Trojan Horses Decked Out in Leafy Green (By SUZY BALES, Aug. 31, 2003)
FASHION & STYLE: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 31, 2003)
I Don't Want to Grow Up! (By CHRISTOPHER NOXON, Aug. 31, 2003)
RUNWAY TO THE WHITE HOUSE: Searching for a Defining Look in the Land of Ben & Jerry's
(By VALERIE FRANKEL, Aug. 31, 2003)
THE AGE OF DISSONANCE: Summer of Sun? We Wuz Robbed (By BOB MORRIS, Aug. 31, 2003)
POSSESSED: From One Man to Another, a Tradition for the Millennia (By ELAINE LOUIE, Aug. 31, 2003)
Pretty Tees All in a Row [Slide Show] (Photos By Aimée Herring, Aug. 31, 2003)
* VOWS: Anna Rabinowicz and Aden Fine (By LOIS SMITH BRADY, Aug. 31, 2003)
WEEK IN REVIEW: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 31, 2003)
MID-COURSE CORRECTIONS: In Besieged Iraq, Reality Pokes Ideology in the Eye (By CHRISTOPHER MARQUIS, Aug. 31, 2003)
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 31, 2003)
ON LANGUAGE: Analyze This (By CHARLTON REYNDERS Jr., Aug. 31, 2003)
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW: Blood Sport (By HUGO LINDGREN, Aug. 31, 2003)
QUESTIONS FOR MARIO CUOMO: Recall Ballad (Interview by MATT BAI, Aug. 31, 2003)
ESSAY: Going to Great Lengths (By VIRGINIA POSTREL, Aug. 31, 2003)
THE ETHICIST: Heart-Attack Heart to Heart (By RANDY COHEN, Aug. 31, 2003)
STYLE: Vegas, Baby (Photograph by Lauren Greenfield; styled by Elizabeth Stewart, Aug. 31, 2003)
FOOD: Breaking the Heat (By JONATHAN REYNOLDS, Aug. 31, 2003)
BOOK REVIEW: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 31, 2003)
* 'Monster of God': The Big Eaters [David Quammen] (By NORMAN RUSH, Aug. 31, 2003)
Patricia Highsmith's Well of Loneliness [Andrew Wilson & Marijane Meaker]
(By ELISE HARRIS, Aug. 31, 2003)
Propaganda Machinists Versus Carping Harpies [Dick Morris & Joe Conason]
(By MICHAEL JANEWAY, Aug. 31, 2003)
'Farewell, My Queen': Late Lunch With Late King [Chantal Thomas]
[Agathe-Sidonie Laborde] (By ALAN RIDING, Aug. 31, 2003)
'Poker Face': Four of a Kind [Katy Lederer, "A Girlhood Among Gamblers']
(By SUZY HANSEN, Aug. 31, 2003)
* ON WRITERS AND WRITING: Decline and Fall and Rise Again [Evelyn Waugh]
(By JIM HOLT, Aug. 31, 2003)

Saturday, August 30, 2003:
On This Day: August 30 (Jacques-Louis David 8/30/1748-12/29/1825, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley 8/30/1797-2/1/1851, Jacobus Hoff 8/30/1852-3/1/1911, Ernest Rutherford 8/30/1871-10/19/1937, E.M. Purcell 8/30/1912-3/7/1997, Sir Richard Stone 8/30/1913-12/6/1991,Ted Williams 1918, Jean-Claude Killy 1943)
Hot Line' Opened by U.S. and Soviet to Cut Attack Risk (By CRAIG B. WHITNEY, August 30, 1963)
Shirley Booth, Star of TV, Radio, Stage and Screen, Is Dead at 94 [8/30/1898] (By PETER B. FLINT, October 21, 1992)

Jack Eisner, 77, Holocaust Chronicler, Dies (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 30, 2003)
Mary Eccles, a Collector of Johnson-Boswell Material, Dies at 91 (By PAUL LEWIS, Aug. 30, 2003)
Tom Feelings, an Illustrator Who Portrayed Black History, Dies at 70 (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 30, 2003)
Willa Player, 94, Pioneer Black Educator, Dies (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 30, 2003)
William Scherle, Congressman, Dies at 80 (NY TIMES, Aug. 30, 2003)
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Friday, August 29, 2003:
On This Day: August 29 (Jean-Bapiste Colbert 8/29/1619-9/6/1683, John Locke 8/29/1632-10/28/1704, Jean-Auguste Ingres 8/29/1780-1/14/1867, Oliver Wendell Holmes 8/29/1809-10/7/1894, Albert Bartolome 8/29/1848-10/31/1928, Maurice Maeterlinck 8/29/1862-5/6/1946, Charles Kettering 8/29/1876-11/25/1958, Preton Sturges 8/29/1898-8/6/1959, Lyman Lemnitzer 8/29/1899-11/121988, Ingrid Bergman 8/29/1915-8/29/1982, Charles Parker 8/29/1920-3/12/1955, Dinah Washington 8/29/1924-12/14/1963, Sir Richard Attenborough 1923, John McCain 1936, Elliott Gould 1938, William Friedkin 1939, Robin Leach 1941, Mark Morris 1966, Michael Jackson 1968)
19th Amendment to U.S. Constitution: Colby Proclaims Woman Suffrage/A> (ASSOCIATED PRESS, August 26, 1920)
* Albert Sabin, Polio Researcher, 86, Dies [8/26/1906-3/3/1993] (By HAROLD M. SCHMECK Jr., March 4, 1993)

* John Shearman, 72, Art Scholar Who Consulted on Vatican Frescoes, Dies (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 29, 2003)
Pierre Poujade, Who Rallied France's Rightists, Dies at 82 (By ALAN RIDING, Aug. 29, 2003)
George Leisure Jr., 78, Law Firm Partner, Dies (NY TIMES, Aug. 29, 2003)
Jean-Selim Kanaan, 33, U.N. Aide in Iraq, Dies (NY TIMES, Aug. 29, 2003)
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DISPATCHES: Mind the Gap (By MICHAEL R. GORDON, Aug. 29, 2003)
ART: SHELBURNE MUSEUM: Folk Art Paradise Springs Back to Life (By GRACE GLUECK, Aug. 29, 2003)
* ART: 'THE PERFECT GAME': You've Been to the Game, Now Take a Look at the Artwork
(By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN, Aug. 29, 2003)
DANCE: 'DANCING FOR LIFE!': Affirming Life and the Unexpected (By JENNIFER DUNNING, Aug. 29, 2003)
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Thursday, August 28, 2003:
On This Day: August 28 (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 8/28/1749-3/22/1832, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton 8/28/1774-1/4/1821, Leo Tolstoy 8/28/1828-11/7/1910, Charles Stewart Rolls 8/28/1877-7/12/1910, Peter Fraser 8/28/1884-12/12/1950, Charles Boyer 8/28/1897-8/26/1978, James Wong Howe 8/28/1899-7/12/1976, Bruno Bettelheim 8/28/1903-3/13/1990, Roger Tory Peterson 8/28/1908-7/28/1996, Robertson Davies 8/28/1913-12/2/1995, Richard Tucker 8/28/1913-1/8/1975, Donald O'Connor 1925, Ben Gazzara 1930, William Cohen 1940, Lou Piniella 1943, David Soul 1943, Alice Playten 1947, Wayne Osmond 1951, Scott Hamilton 1958, Emma Samms 1960, Shania Twain 1965)
19th Amendment to U.S. Constitution: Colby Proclaims Woman Suffrage/A> (ASSOCIATED PRESS, August 26, 1920)
* Albert Sabin, Polio Researcher, 86, Dies [8/26/1906-3/3/1993] (By HAROLD M. SCHMECK Jr., March 4, 1993)

Marion Hargrove, the G.I. With Wry Tales of Army Life, Dies at 83 (By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN, Aug. 28, 2003)
* Jinx Falkenburg, Model, Actress, Pioneer of Radio and TV Talk Shows, Dies at 84 (By RICHARD SEVERO, Aug. 28, 2003)
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Wednesday, August 27, 2003:
On This Day: August 27 (Sophia Smith 8/27/1796-6/12/1870, Hannibal Hamlin 8/27/1809-7/4/1891, Charles Dawes 8/27/1865-4/23/1951, Theodore Dreiser 8/27/1871-12/28/1945, Carl Bosch 8/27/1874-4/26/1940, Man Ray 8/27/1890-11/18/1976, C.S. Forester 8/27/1899-4/2/1966, Lyndon B. Johnson 8/27/1908-1/22/1973, Frank Leahy 8/27/1908-6/21/1973, Mother Teresa 8/27/1910-9/5/1997, J.D. Crowe 1937, Tommy Sands 1937, Tuesday Weld 1943, Barbara Bach 1947, Yolanda Adams 1962)
19th Amendment to U.S. Constitution: Colby Proclaims Woman Suffrage/A> (ASSOCIATED PRESS, August 26, 1920)
* Albert Sabin, Polio Researcher, 86, Dies [8/26/1906-3/3/1993] (By HAROLD M. SCHMECK Jr., March 4, 1993)

Wilfred Thesiger, Who Explored Arabia, Dies at 93 (By PAUL LEWIS, Aug. 27, 2003)
John Burgess, 94, Episcopalian Who Broke Color Bar as Bishop, Dies (By ERIC PACE, Aug. 27, 2003)
Nina Fonaroff, Dancer in Graham Troupe, Dies at 89 (By JENNIFER DUNNING, Aug. 27, 2003)
Frederick Deming, Banker and Treasury Dept. Official, Dies at 90 (By LANDON THOMAS Jr., Aug. 27, 2003)
* NY REGION: Steinways With German Accents (By JAMES BARRON, Aug. 27, 2003)
FOOD & DINING: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 27, 2003)
* The Gold Rush: As Other Pears Sleep, Bartletts Head to Market (By DAVID KARP, Aug. 27, 2003) THE CHEF: A Maine Seacoast Road to Labor Day Pleasure (By MATT LEE and TED LEE, Aug. 27, 2003)
THE MINIMALIST: Beyond Ribs and Fish Lies Pizza's Day on the Grill (By MARK BITTMAN, Aug. 27, 2003)
At Ease in Vietnam, Asia's New Culinary Star (By R. W. APPLE Jr., Aug. 27, 2003)
Tangled Up in Blue as Wild Berries Outgrow Demand (By NORMAN VANAMEE, Aug. 27, 2003)
FOOD STUFF: Where There's Smoke, There's Desire (By FLORENCE FABRICANT, Aug. 27, 2003)

Tuesday, August 26, 2003:
On This Day: August 26 (Robert Walpole 8/26/1676-3/18/1745, Johann Heinrich Lambert 8/26/1728-9/25/1777, Joseph-Michel Mongolfier 8/26/1740-6/26/1810, Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier 8/26/1743-5/8/1794, Prince Albert 8/26/1819-12/14/1861, Lee De Forest 8/26/1873-6/30/1961, Jules Romains 8/26/1885-8/14/1972, Jerome Hunsaker 8/26/1886-9/10/1984, Peggy Guggenheim 8/26/1898-12/23/1979, Maxwell Taylor 8/26/1901-4/19/1987, Christopher Isherwood 8/26/1904-1/4/1986, Benjamin C. Bradlee 1921, Ben J. Wattenberg 1933, Geraldine Ferraro 1935, Vic Dana 1942, Bob Cowsill 1949, Michael Jeter 1952, Brett Cullen 1956, Branford Marsalis 1960, Chris Burke 1965, Macaulay Culkin 1980)
19th Amendment to U.S. Constitution: Colby Proclaims Woman Suffrage/A> (ASSOCIATED PRESS, August 26, 1920)
* Albert Sabin, Polio Researcher, 86, Dies [8/26/1906-3/3/1993] (By HAROLD M. SCHMECK Jr., March 4, 1993)

John Rhodes, 86, Lawmaker Key to Nixon's Quitting, Dies (By JENNIFER 8. LEE, Aug. 26, 2003)
Robert Jackson, Trompe l'Oeil Artist, Dies at 72 (NY TIMES, Aug. 26, 2003)
Richard Hooper, 40, of the U.N., Expert in Politics of the Mideast, Dies (By PAUL LEWIS, Aug. 26, 2003)
Generosa Pelosi, 46, Widow of Financier, Dies (NY TIMES, Aug. 26, 2003)
R. N. C. Nix Jr., 75, Groundbreaking Judge, Dies (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 26, 2003)
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* WORLD'S SWEATSHOP: MIGRANT DESPAIR: Chinese Economy's Underside: Abuse of Migrants
(By JOSEPH KAHN, Aug. 26, 2003)

Monday, August 25, 2003:
On This Day: August 25 (Ivan IV 8/25/1530-3/18/1584, Allan Pinkerton 8/25/1819-7/1/1884, Louis II "Mad King Ludwig" 8/25/1845-6/13/1886, Bill Nye 8/25/1850-2/22/1896, Arthur Hinsley 8/25/1865-3/17/1943, Sean O'Kelly 8/25/1882-11/23/1966, Sir Hans Adolf Krebs 8/25/1900-11/22/1981, Walt Kelly 8/25/1913-10/18/1973, George Wallace 8/25/1919-9/13/1998, Eugene V. Rostow 1913, Van Johnson 1916, Mel Ferrer 1917, Monty Hall 1923, Sean Connery 1930, Page Johnson 1930, Regis Philbin 1931, Hugh Hudson 1936, John Badham 1939, Marshall Brickman 1941, Anthony Heald 1944, Anne Archer 1947, John Savage 1949, Tim Burton 1958)
Allied Forces Help French to Rid Capital of Nazis (ASSOCIATED PRESS, August 25, 1944)
* Leonard Bernstein, 72, Music's Monarch, Dies [8/25/1918-10/14/1990] (By DONAL HENAHAN, October 15, 1990)
* Abraham Lincoln: The Coming Man's Presidential Career, à la Blondin (Harper's Weekly, Aug. 25, 1860)

Connie Reeves, a Cowgirl Until the End, Dies at 101 (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 25, 2003)
G.W. Marquardt, War Pilot, Dies at 84 (By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN, Aug. 25, 2003)
* Haroldo de Campos, 73, Form-Bending Poet, Dies (By SIMON ROMERO, Aug. 25, 2003)
Walter J. Ong, 90, Jesuit, Teacher and Scholar of Language, Dies (By WOLFGANG SAXON, Aug. 25, 2003)
Thomas Savage, 88, Novelist Drawn to the American West, Is Dead (By WOLFGANG SAXON, Aug. 25, 2003)
David Jiranek, 45, Producer With a Sideline, Dies (By DON R. HECKER, Aug. 25, 2003)
Roy Neal, TV Correspondent, Dies at 82 (NY TIMES, Aug. 25, 2003)
NATIONAL: Old ID Card Gives New Status to Mexicans in U.S. (By RACHEL L. SWARNS, Aug. 25, 2003)
* Technology and Brain Power Used to Tame an Aging Grid (By KENNETH CHANG, Aug. 25, 2003)
News of Ex-Priest's Death Evokes Range of Emotions (By KATIE ZEZIMA, Aug. 25, 2003)
Computer Program That Analyzed Shuttle Was Misused, Engineer Says (By JOHN SCHWARTZ, Aug. 25, 2003)
WHITE HOUSE LETTER: Facelift for What's on the Other Side of the Camera (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 25, 2003)
A Garden Flourishes Amid Chicago's Projects (By MONICA DAVEY, Aug. 25, 2003)
In Investigation of Blackout, New Details on Timeline (By ANDREW C. REVKIN & JAMES GLANZ, Aug. 25, 2003)
WORLD: U.S. to Send Iraqis to Site in Hungary for Police Course (By DEXTER FILKINS, Aug. 25, 2003)
4 Hamas Militants Killed in Israeli Attack (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 25, 2003)
U.S. Said to Plan Bigger Afghan Role, Stepping Up Aid (By DAVID ROHDE, Aug. 25, 2003)
Bloodshed in Iraq: A Hospital Sees It All (By ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 25, 2003)
PHNOM PENH JOURNAL: Children Scavenge a Life, of Sorts, at Asian Dump (By DAVID BARBOZA, Aug. 25, 2003)
At 14, a Liberian War Veteran Dreams of Finding a Way Home (By TIM WEINER, Aug. 25, 2003)
NY REGION: Memorial Space at Ground Zero Will Hold Unidentified Remains (By MICHAEL SLACKMAN, Aug. 25, 2003)
In the Blackout, Planners Found a Surprise Drill for Evacuation (By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM, Aug. 25, 2003)
Thieves Take Figure of Jesus, but Not the Cross (By ANDREA ELLIOTT, Aug. 25, 2003)
The Sand. The Surf. The Projects? (By COREY KILGANNON, Aug. 25, 2003)
Straitjackets, Machetes and, Oh Yes, Some Books (By COLIN MOYNIHAN, Aug. 25, 2003)
NEWS ANALYSIS: Pupils Wait for the Bell; Mayor Waits for His Test (By JENNIFER STEINHAUER, Aug. 25, 2003)
* METROPOLITAN DIARY: Dear Diary (By JOE ROGERS, Aug. 25, 2003)
SPORTS: Big Inning Helps Tokyo Win Little League World Series (By BRANDON LILLY, Aug. 25, 2003)
YANKEES 7, ORIOLES 0: For Contreras, a Victory; for the Yanks, Vindication (By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 25, 2003)
SPORTS: When It Came to His Son, Bobby Bonds Was a Prescient Papa (By IRA BERKOW, Aug. 25, 2003)
SPORTS: Image? Education Is Now Everything [Agassi College Preparatory Academy]
(By SELENA ROBERTS, Aug. 25, 2003)
TENNIS: A Legendary Career Comes Full Circle [Sampas] (By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY, Aug. 25, 2003)
TENNIS: Among Countrymen, a Thai Player Is King [Paradorn Srichaphan] (By SARAH ROTHSCHILD, Aug. 25, 2003)
EDITORIALS: An Unpatriotic Act (NY TIMES, Aug. 25, 2003)
OP-ED: Ready or Not (NY TIMES, Aug. 25, 2003)
A Weapons Cache We'll Never See (By SCOTT RITTER, Aug. 25, 2003)
How the Blackout Came to Life (By STEVEN STROGATZ, Aug. 25, 2003)
The Seeds of a Summer Revolt (By DAVID MARGOLICK, Aug. 25, 2003)
LETTERS: A Monument to Religion, or Law? (6 Letters) (By DANIEL A. SIMON, et. al., Aug. 25, 2003)
LETTERS: Stranded in the Dark (By JOSEPH M. HAYMAN, Aug. 25, 2003)
ARTICLE (By, Aug. 25, 2003)
MARKET PLACE: Earnings Below 1997, Disney's Stock Has Skeptics (By GERALDINE FABRIKANT, Aug. 25, 2003)
ADVERTISING: Marketers Turn Monks Into Product Pitchmen (By NAT IVES, Aug. 25, 2003)
* In Marketing, All Things Arnold (By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, Aug. 25, 2003)
Fox Plays Terminator, Ending Schwarzenegger Movie Puns (By JIM RUTENBERG, Aug. 25, 2003)
Good Sitcom Is Rare, and Actors Know It (By BILL CARTER, Aug. 25, 2003)
* TECHNOLOGY: Wi-Fi Moves From Storeroom to Store (By ROY FURCHGOTT, Aug. 25, 2003)
* I.B.M. Looks to Genetics to Map a New Business (By AMY HARMON, Aug. 25, 2003)
* SoBig.F Virus Slows, Amid Fear of Return (By REUTERS, Aug. 25, 2003)
* NEW ECONOMY: The Aftermath of Cyberattacks (By DAVID STROM, Aug. 25, 2003)
* E-COMMERCE REPORT: Brand Building on the Internet (By BOB TEDESCHI, Aug. 25, 2003)
* Finding Comfort in Strangers With an Online Diet Journal (By AMY HARMON, Aug. 25, 2003)
Internet Sales Rise as Share of All Sales (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 25, 2003)
French Computer Maker Hoping to Repay State Aid (By VICTORIA SHANNON, Aug. 25, 2003)
PATENTS: Patent for No-Fuss Video Camera (By SABRA CHARTRAND, Aug. 25, 2003)
* ARTS: For Sale: How King Shaped the Dream (By EMILY EAKIN, Aug. 25, 2003)
ARTS Briefing [Portland Vase: 30 BC or 16th century?] (By LAWRENCE VAN GELDER, Aug. 25, 2003)
BOOKS: 'BEARING RIGHT': Assessing Mixed Victories Over Abortion Rights (By DAVID J. GARROW, Aug. 25, 2003)
BOOKS: New Book Explores a Radical Mind (By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, Aug. 25, 2003)
FILM CRITIC: Revisiting Faber College (Toga, Toga, Toga!) (By ELVIS MITCHELL, Aug. 25, 2003)
MUSIC: LOCRIAN CHAMBER PLAYERS: Recent Looks at Tonality and Thorns (By ALLAN KOZINN, Aug. 25, 2003)
POP: CHARLIE PARKER JAZZ FESTIVAL: Celebrating Charlie Parker in an Easy, Neighborly Way
(By BEN RATLIFF, Aug. 25, 2003)
POP: BJORK: No Peanuts or Cracker Jack, But a New Way of Singing (By KELEFA SANNEH, Aug. 25, 2003)
THEATER CRITIC: A Spiritual Search and a Noir Comedy (By BRUCE WEBER, Aug. 25, 2003)
* SCIENCE: Study Spurs Hope of Finding Way to Increase Human Life (By NICHOLAS WADE, Aug. 25, 2003)
HEALTH: 3 Schizophrenia Drugs May Raise Diabetes Risk, Study Says (By ERICA GOODE, Aug. 25, 2003)

Sunday, August 24, 2003:
On This Day: August 24 (George Stubbs 8/24/1724-9/10/1806, William Wilberforce 8/24/1759-7/29/1833, Sir Daniel Gooch 8/24/1816-10/15/1889, Charles Follen McKim 8/24/1847-9/14/1909, Sir Max Beerbohm 8/24/1872-5/20/1956, William Gibbs 8/24/1886-9/6/1967, Malcolm Cowley 8/24/1898-3/27/1989, Graham Stherland 8/24/1903-2/17/1980, Rene Levesque 8/24/1922-11/1/1987, Kenny Baker 1934, Mason Williams 1938, Gerry Cooney 1956, Cal Ripken Jr. 8/24/1960)
Hurricane Andrew Rips Through Florida and Heads Into Gulf (By JAMES BARRON, August 24, 1992)
* Jorge Luis Borges, A Master of Fantasy and Fable, is Dead [8/24/1899-6/14/1986] (By EDWARD A. GARGAN, June 15, 1986)

* Bobby Bonds, 57, Star and Father of Barry, Dies (By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN, Aug. 24, 2003)
Sylvestre Randafison, 75, Virtuoso From Madagascar, Is Dead (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 24, 2003)
NATIONAL: The New Couples Next Door (By KATE ZERNIKE, Aug. 24, 2003)
Old Dream and New Issues 40 Years After Rights March
(By LYNETTE CLEMETSON and STEVEN A. HOLMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
Abusive Ex-Priest Is Killed in Prison (By DANIEL J. WAKIN and KATIE ZEZIMA, Aug. 24, 2003)
State College Cuts Make Graduating a Struggle (By GREG WINTER, Aug. 24, 2003)
* Schwarzenegger the Investor Relies on Expert Advice (By LAURA M. HOLSON with GERALDINE FABRIKANT, Aug. 24, 2003)
Gasoline Crisis Changes Car Culture of Phoenix (By NICK MADIGAN, Aug. 24, 2003)
Ten Commandments Supporters Rally On (By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, Aug. 24, 2003)
Passports and Visas to Add High-Tech Identity Features (By JENNIFER 8. LEE, Aug. 24, 2003)
* Former Top Russian Spy Pledges New Allegiance [Oleg Kalugin] (By DAVID STOUT, Aug. 24, 2003)
WORLD: Rumsfeld Seeking to Bolster Force Without New G.I.'s (By THOM SHANKER, Aug. 24, 2003)
Canada Links Arrest of 19 to Possible Terrorism Ties (By CLIFFORD KRAUSS, Aug. 24, 2003)
Rwanda to Vote for Leader for First Time Since 1994 (By MARC LACEY, Aug. 24, 2003)
North Korea Unleashes a New Weapon: Cheerleaders (By JAMES BROOKE, Aug. 24, 2003)
With Cease-Fire Crumbling, Israel Refuses to Suspend Raids (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 24, 2003)
Chaos and Calm Are 2 Realities for U.S. in Iraq (By DEXTER FILKINS, Aug. 24, 2003)
After Decades, Russia Narrows Grounds for Abortions (By STEVEN LEE MYERS, Aug. 24, 2003)
Inquiry Shows How Blair's Inner Circle Made Case for Iraq War (By WARREN HOGE, Aug. 24, 2003)
A Chinese Robin Hood Runs Afoul of Beijing (By JOSEPH KAHN, Aug. 24, 2003)
As Serbia Slows Its Reforms, Europe Drifts Farther Away (By IAN FISHER, Aug. 24, 2003)
NY REGION: Quieter Lives for 60's Militants, but Intensity of Beliefs Hasn't Faded
(By DANIEL J. WAKIN, Aug. 24, 2003)
HUMAN NATURE: A History Told by Real Muckrakers (By KIRK JOHNSON, Aug. 24, 2003)
Back Home From Camp, With Memories to Spare (By TANIA RALLI, Aug. 24, 2003)
* On the Roof, Another New York, Above It All (By MICHAEL BRICK, Aug. 24, 2003)
FOLLOWING UP: Bending the MetroCard, Breaking the Law (By JOSEPH P. FRIED, Aug. 24, 2003)
* CITY LORE: No Egg, No Cream, No Ethics (By ANDREW COE, Aug. 24, 2003)
* F.Y.I.: Nero Wolfe? Try 454 (MARGALIT FOX and GEORGE ROBINSON, Aug. 24, 2003)
* NEW YORK UP CLOSE: A Man and His Menus, All 6,000 of Them (By MARCUS BARAM, Aug. 24, 2003)
COPING: Yorkville Keeps on Growing Taller (Sigh) (By WILLIAM McDONALD, Aug. 24, 2003)
ORIOLES 7, YANKEES 2: Orioles' Journeyman Outpitches Mussina (By BILL FINLEY, Aug. 24, 2003)
AROUND THE MAJORS: Braves Take a Different Approach but Arrive at the Same Place
(By JACK CURRY, Aug. 24, 2003)
LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES: Boynton Beach and Tokyo Roll Into Final (NY TIMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
EDITORIAL: A Six-Month Revival Plan for Iraq (NY TIMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
* EDITORIAL OBSERVER: Why Once-Violent Neighborhoods Stayed Calm During the Blackout
(By BRENT STAPLES, Aug. 24, 2003)
OP-ED: Fighting 'The Big One' (By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, Aug. 24, 2003)
OP-ED: Gotta Lotta Stigmata (By MAUREEN DOWD, Aug. 24, 2003)
OP-ED: Pity the Winner (By LOU CANNON, Aug. 24, 2003)
LETTERS: Placing Blame for the Blackout (4 Letters) (By AILAN C. CHUBB, et. al., Aug. 24, 2003)
* LETTERS: In a World of Words (MARGARET MCGIRR, Aug. 24, 2003)
LETTERS: Teaching's Rewards [Martha Grimes's condescension] (WILLIAM C. CLAYTON, Aug. 24, 2003)
BUSINESS: New Kind of Electricity Market Strains Old Wires Beyond Limits
(By NEELA BANERJEE and DAVID FIRESTONE, Aug. 24, 2003)
Can Urban Fashion Be Def in Des Moines? (By TRACIE ROZHON, Aug. 24, 2003)
* Former Dot-Commers Are Adjusting, Painfully (By CLAUDIA H. DEUTSCH, Aug. 24, 2003)
The Wine Wars [Robert H. Bork & Kenneth W. Starr] (By ERYN BROWN, Aug. 24, 2003)
Out of the Shadows, Hedge Funds Take a Bow (By LYNNLEY BROWNING, Aug. 24, 2003)
To Balance a Business, He Rides a Snowboard (By CATHY HORYN, Aug. 24, 2003)
Wanted: Roommate, as Economic Necessity (By MELINDA LIGOS, Aug. 24, 2003)
MIDSTREAM: When Debit Cards Get Training Wheels (By JAMES SCHEMBARI, Aug. 24, 2003)
ON THE JOB: How The Office Becomes a Classroom (By LAWRENCE VAN GELDER, Aug. 24, 2003)
INVESTING WITH JOHN C. HATHAWAY: Tocqueville Gold Fund (By CAROLE GOULD, Aug. 24, 2003)
PORTFOLIOS: A Rebound for the Dollar, but Maybe Not for Long (By JONATHAN FUERBRINGER, Aug. 24, 2003)
BOOK VALUE: The Case for a Benevolent Chief Executive (By WILLIAM J. HOLSTEIN, Aug. 24, 2003)
A Little Magic, a Lot of Music, and an Online Coup (By EVE TAHMINCIOGLU, Aug. 24, 2003)
* From Wall Street to Mean Street [multimillionaire to janitor] (By GERALDINE FABRIKANT, Aug. 24, 2003)
MARKET WATCH: FirstEnergy Shareholders Suffer a Power Failure (By GRETCHEN MORGENSON, Aug. 24, 2003)
MARKET INSIGHT: A Chance for Utilities to Clean Up Their Act (By PATRICK McGEEHAN, Aug. 24, 2003)
PRIVATE SECTOR: The Right Time for a New Game (By TANYA MOHN, Aug. 24, 2003)
ECONOMIC VIEW: For Budget Shortfalls, Choose Grim or Grimmer (By EDMUND L. ANDREWS, Aug. 24, 2003)
ART: For $150,000, a Neo-Classical You (By JOHN LELAND, Aug. 24, 2003)
ARTS: The Giant Cartoon Landing at Rockefeller Center (By MARION MANEKER, Aug. 24, 2003)
ARTS: Life as a Tightrope: Weave, Walk and Fall (By GINGER DANTO, Aug. 24, 2003)
DANCE: The Pair Who Turned Up the Heat in the Kitchen (By ERIC BOGOSIAN, Aug. 24, 2003)
FILM: DVD'S: Brakhage's Adventures in Cinematic Perception (By NATHAN LEE, Aug. 24, 2003)
MUSIC: Sadly, Mary J. Blige Is Happy at Last (By JESSICA WILLIS, Aug. 24, 2003)
MUSIC: Looking for Just the Right Bit of Nastiness (By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, Aug. 24, 2003)
MUSIC: Warren Zevon Finally Finds Tenderness on the Block (By ANTHONY DeCURTIS, Aug. 24, 2003)
MUSIC: The Edifice Complete: Palace and Hut (By PAUL GRIFFITHS, Aug. 24, 2003)
MUSIC PLAYLIST: From Mexico (via Brazil), the Next Nelly Furtado (By JON PARELES, Aug. 24, 2003)
THEATER: Why One Matt and Ben Aren't Enough (By CARYN JAMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
THEATER: In Defense of Willful Directors (By JOHN ROCKWELL, Aug. 24, 2003)
THEATER: EXCERPT: Kenneth Tynan: A Life (NY TIMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
TV: Hyperreality TV: Political Fact Meets HBO Fiction (By JILL ABRAMSON, Aug. 24, 2003)
TV RERUNS: That 70's Show: The Bouncy Everykids of 'Zoom' (By EMILY NUSSBAUM, Aug. 24, 2003)
FASHION & STYLE: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
STYLE: Rest the Tummy, Restore the Soul (NY TIMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
* Call Me Ishmael, for $3,250 [literary getaways] (By WARREN ST. JOHN, Aug. 24, 2003)
* 'Thirteen' as Therapy With an Upright Couch (By LINDA LEE, Aug. 24, 2003)
GOOD COMPANY: Horsepower Keeps Soggy Society Jumping for Days (By LINDA LEE, Aug. 24, 2003)
ON THE STREET: Pockets Full of Style (By BILL CUNNINGHAM, Aug. 24, 2003)
A NIGHT OUT WITH: A Cuddly Whirlwind: Dakota Fanning (By MARSHALL HEYMAN, Aug. 24, 2003)
VOWS: Melissa Dubroff and Lee Wasserman (By STEPHEN HENDERSON, Aug. 24, 2003)
TRAVEL: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
TRAVEL: Man Against the Great One in Alaska (By JOE GLICKMAN, Aug. 24, 2003)
Live, It's 'Northern Exposure' [eagles in Haines, Alaska] (By CHERYLL AIMEE BARRON, Aug. 24, 2003)
* River Gods and Grottoes: 4 Italian Renaissance Gardens (By DAVID LASKIN, Aug. 24, 2003)
* Renaissance Gardens Near Rome [Slide Show] (NY TIMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
ESSAY: A Woman Alone, Except for the Men (By, Aug. 24, 2003)
* Recalling the Days of Knights and Elks [NYC Masonic archictecture] (By CHRISTOPHER GRAY, Aug. 1, 2003)
WEEK IN REVIEW: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
* CAN IT BE?: The End of Evolution? (By NICHOLAS WADE, Aug. 24, 2003)
A NATION TRANSFORMED: Inspired by the Speech, They, Too, Had a Dream (By LYNETTE CLEMETSON, Aug. 24, 2003)
Forget Deregulation. It's the Wires, Stupid (By ALEX BERENSON, Aug. 24, 2003)
Arnold the Hummer Lover Revs Up a Green State (By DANNY HAKIM, Aug. 24, 2003)
* In France, Nothing Gets in the Way of Vacation (By JOHN TAGLIABUE, Aug. 24, 2003)
* BIG BANG THEORY: The Terror Industry Fields Its Ultimate Weapon (By DON VAN NATTA Jr., Aug. 24, 2003)
CORRESPONDENCE | DEATH AND DIPLOMACY: 'I Should Always Believe Journalists,'
He Said, Adding: 'Please Pray for Me.'
(By STEVEN ERLANGER, Aug. 24, 2003)
They Like to Watch, But What About Play? (By ALLEN BARRA, Aug. 24, 2003)
QUICK CHANGE: States Balance Budgets With Blue Smoke and Mirrors (By DAVID E. ROSENBAUM, Aug. 24, 2003)
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT: Sentences Are Too Long or Too Short. Rarely, Just Right.
(By ADAM LIPTAK, Aug. 24, 2003)
HERD ON THE STREET: The Cost of Great Expectations: Disappointment (By CHARLES R. MORRIS, Aug. 24, 2003)
One of These Commandments Is Not Like the Other (By ADAM LIPTAK, Aug. 24, 2003)
* Mars Is Getting Close, and Maybe So Are Those Little Green Men (By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD, Aug. 24, 2003)
Gray Expectations (By ADAM NAGOURNEY, Aug. 24, 2003)
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
* ON LANGUAGE: Bible (By JEFFREY McQUAIN, Aug. 24, 2003)
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW: We're All Connected? (By ROB WALKER, Aug. 24, 2003)
QUESTIONS FOR MARTINA NAVRATILOVA: All for Partners (Interview by DEBORAH SOLOMON, Aug. 24, 2003)
* ENCOUNTER WITH GIROLAMO LO VERSO: Dons Don't Have More Fun (By FRANK BRUNI, Aug. 24, 2003)
THE ETHICIST: Cheating Cops (By RANDY COHEN, Aug. 24, 2003)
* COVER ARTICLE: Harvard Radical [Lawrence Summers] (By JAMES TRAUB, Aug. 24, 2003)
* Untying the Knot (By MELANIE THERNSTROM, Aug. 24, 2003)
Who's Afraid of Norway? [Kristin Krohn Devold] (By MATTHEW BRZEZINSKI, Aug. 24, 2003)
Autobiography of a Flack (By JIM DWYER, Aug. 24, 2003)
STYLE: The Player (By HORACIO SILVA, Aug. 24, 2003)
FOOD: Tip of the Iceberg (By JULIA REED, Aug. 24, 2003)
* LIVES: Nothing Left to Say [Stanford admission office] (By NANCY FARGHALLI, Aug. 24, 2003)
BOOK REVIEW: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 24, 2003)
COVER ARTICLE: 'The Art of Burning Bridges': Redeeming John O'Hara (By CHARLES McGRATH, Aug. 24, 2003)
'Interesting Times': Eric the Red (By CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, Aug. 24, 2003)
'Crackpots': Every Insane Family Is Insane in Its Own Way [Sara Pritchard]
(By CRAIG SELIGMAN, Aug. 24, 2003)
'Lincoln's Constitution': Desperate Times, Desperate Measures (By RICHARD A. POSNER, Aug. 24, 2003)
'The Colonel': The Kingmaker (By FRED GOODMAN, Aug. 24, 2003)
'The Zanzibar Chest': The Art of Catastrophe (By ROB NIXON, Aug. 24, 2003)
'Bush vs. the Beltway': Kicking the C.I.A. While It's Down (By JAMES RISEN, Aug. 24, 2003)
* MICHELANGELO'S FLORENCE PIETÀ [Jack Wasserman] (By HILARIE M. SHEETS, Aug. 24, 2003)
* THE LAST WORD: Our World and Welcome to It [Stephen Spender & T.S. Eliot]
(By LAURA MILLER, Aug. 24, 2003)

Saturday, August 23, 2003:
On This Day: August 23 (Francois Hotman 8/23/1524-2/12/1590, Louis XVI 8/23/1754-1/21/1793, Georges, Baron Cuvier 8/23/1769-5/13/5/13/1832, William E. Henley 8/23/1849-7/11/1903, Arnold Toynbee 8/23/1852-3/9/1883, Edgar Lee Masters 8/23/1869-3/5/1950, Jack Butler Yeats 8/23/1871-3/28/1957, Jonathan Wainwright 8/23/1883-9/2/1953, Constant Lambert 8/23/1905-8/21/1951, Robert Mulligan 1925, Vera Miles 1930, Mark Russell 1932, Pete Wilson 1933, Barbara Eden 1934, Ronny Cox 1938, Richard Sanders 1940, Patricia McBride 1942, Shelley Long 1949, Rick Springfield 1949, Mark Hudson 1951, Queen Noor 1951)
Sacco and Vanzetti Put to Death Early This Morning (NY Times, August 23, 1927)
Gene Kelly, Dancer of Vigor and Grace, Dies [8/23/1912-2/2/1996] (By ALBIN KREBS, Feb. 3, 1996)

Cedric Price, Influential British Architect With Sense of Fun, Dies at 68
(By HERBERT MUSCHAMP, Aug. 23, 2003)
H. Silverman, 91, Innovator in Financing, Dies (By WOLFGANG SAXON, Aug. 23, 2003)
Thomas Fitzpatrick, Who Treated Skin Diseases, Dies at 83 (By ANAHAD O'CONNOR, Aug. 23, 2003)
Archie Epps, 66, Unusual Dean and Administrator at Harvard, Dies (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 23, 2003)
* Ken Coleman, 78, Red Sox Broadcaster, Dies (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 23, 2003)
Jannie Brandes-Brilleslijper, With Anne Frank in Final Days, Dies at 86 (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 23, 2003)
NATIONAL: Experts Retrace a String of Mishaps Before the Blackout (By JAMES GLANZ and ANDREW C. REVKIN, Aug. 23, 2003)
Conservatives of Two Minds on Backing Schwarzenegger (By JOHN M. BRODER, Aug. 23, 2003)
Judge Suspended for Defying Court on Ten Commandments (By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, Aug. 23, 2003)
Democratic Bandwagon Forcing Shift in Davis Camp (By DEAN E. MURPHY with ADAM NAGOURNEY, Aug. 23, 2003)
* RELIGION JOURNAL: Buddhist Academy Stirs Hope of Revival in Hawaii (By MICHELE KAYAL, Aug. 23, 2003)
WORLD: Six Groups Said to Be Monitored in U.S. for Possible Qaeda Links (By DON VAN NATTA Jr., Aug. 23, 2003)
TERRORISM: Bush Orders Move to Freeze Assets of Hamas Charities
(By RICHARD W. STEVENSON and EDMUND L. ANDREWS, Aug. 23, 2003)
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Illusions of Progress (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 23, 2003)
U.N. Chief Says New Force in Iraq Can Be Led by U.S. (By FELICITY BARRINGER, Aug. 23, 2003)
U.S. Expects Informal Direct Talks With North Korea (By PHILIP SHENON, Aug. 23, 2003)
South Korea Foils Airlift of Radios to North (By JAMES BROOKE, Aug. 23, 2003)
THE PALESTINIANS: At Gaza Funeral, Arab Anger Boils Up; Israel Tightens Checkpoints
(By FRANK BRUNI, Aug. 23, 2003)
THE MONEY TRAIL: The 5 Groups Cited by the U.S. for Supporting Hamas (NY TIMES, Aug. 23, 2003)
Last Respects Are Paid to Head of U.N. Mission in Iraq [Sergio Vieira de Mello]
(By ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 23, 2003)
India Tries to Contain Tempest Over Soft Drink Safety (By AMY WALDMAN, Aug. 23, 2003)
Liberia's Split Families Heal, Child by Lost Child (By TIM WEINER, Aug. 23, 2003)
Explosion of Brazilian Rocket During a Test Kills at Least 16 (By LARRY ROHTER, Aug. 23, 2003)
* SATURDAY PROFILE: A 'Forest Brother' Remembers a Life on the Run (By MICHAEL WINES, Aug. 23, 2003)
* NY REGION: Step Right Up, Live Human Target (By MAREK FUCHS, Aug. 23, 2003)
First, Terrible News. Then a Call From Iraq Brings Joy. (By DIANE CARDWELL, Aug. 23, 2003)
SPORTS: Both Sides of Chicago Dreaming of Pennant (By IRA BERKOW, Aug. 23, 2003)
ORIOLES 4, YANKEES 3: Wells Slips Up, and Hitchcock Is Shipped Out (By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 23, 2003)
A Shrine to Baseball as a Martial Art [Japan baseball] (By KEN BELSON, Aug. 23, 2003)
LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES: Little Leaguers Run Gamut of Emotion (By BRANDON LILLY, Aug. 23, 2003)
GYMNASTICS: Queen of the Sport Continues Her Reign [Svetlana Khorkina] (By FRANK LITSKY, Aug. 23, 2003)
TENNIS: Venus Williams Joins Serena on the Sideline (By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY, Aug. 23, 2003)
TRACK AND FIELD: A Runner Changes His Name and Flag for Cash (By JERE LONGMAN, Aug. 23, 2003)
* EDITORIALS: An Onslaught of Computer Viruses (NY TIMES, Aug. 23, 2003)
EDITORIALS: THE RURAL LIFE: Garden of Weeds (By VERLYN KLINKENBORG, Aug. 23, 2003)
* OP-ED: Tapes From the Help Desk [Email virus] (By JOHN KENNEY, Aug. 23, 2003)
OP-ED: Thank You for Flying Whatever Airline This Is (By ROBERT CRANDALL, Aug. 23, 2003)
OP-ED: A Lesson in Giving (By DOROTHEA HERTZBERG, Aug. 23, 2003)
OP-ED: Recalling the First Recall (By MERLIN E. NELSON, Aug. 23, 2003)
LETTERS: The Doctor's Shrinking Future (3 Letters) (By MARJORIE BARNETT, M.D., et. al., Aug. 23, 2003)
LETTERS: What Are the Goals in the Mideast? (3 Letters) (By BRUCE NEUMAN, et. al., Aug. 23, 2003)
LETTERS: Cellphones in Blackout (By DENNY STRIGL, Aug. 23, 2003)
LETTERS: Iraq Is Too Costly (By PETER GROSS, Aug. 23, 2003)
BUSINESS: Shares Drop in Light Trading but Show Gains for Week
[Dow -75, Nasdaq -12] (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 23, 2003)
* TECHNOLOGY: Fearing PC Havoc, Gumshoes Hunt Down a Virus (By KATIE HAFNER and KIRK SEMPLE, Aug. 23, 2003)
Some Optimism From Intel Stirs Broader Hopes (By JONATHAN FUERBRINGER, Aug. 23, 2003)
Motorola Sees Cellphone Sales Rising (By REUTERS, Aug. 23, 2003)
The Price of Prestige Is Slipping [luxury cars] (By MICHELINE MAYNARD, Aug. 23, 2003)
Fund Betting on Fun Will Be Liquidated (By REUTERS, Aug. 23, 2003)
ARTS: Hidden Sides, Hushed Ideals of a Civil Rights Strategist (By PAUL BERMAN, Aug. 23, 2003)
ARTS: A Communist Life With No Apology [Eric Hobsbawm] (By SARAH LYALL, Aug. 23, 2003)
DANCE: HAN-TANG YUEFU: When Ancient Movements Cast a Timeless Spell (By JENNIFER DUNNING, Aug. 23, 2003)
FILM: 'MY BOSS'S DAUGHTER': House-Sitting for the Boss as a High-Risk Love Ploy
(By ELVIS MITCHELL, Aug. 23, 2003)
FILM: 'MARCI X': In Giddy Rap Land, It's Senator Vs. Smut (By STEPHEN HOLDEN, Aug. 23, 2003)
JAZZ: LIZZ WRIGHT: A Style Radiates a Relaxed Precision (By BEN RATLIFF, Aug. 23, 2003)
MUSIC: MARK PADMORE: From Intimate Schubert to Celebration of Drink (By JEREMY EICHLER, Aug. 23, 2003)
MOSTLY MOZART | LEIF OVE ANDSNES: Mozartean Andsnes (Who Suspected?) (By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, Aug. 23, 2003)
* THINK TANK: Deafness as Metaphor, Not Gimmick (By LEAH HAGER COHEN, Aug. 23, 2003)

Friday, August 22, 2003:
On This Day: August 22 (Denis Papin 8/22/1647-1712, Samuel Pierpont Langley 8/22/1834-2/27/1906, Mary Elizabeth Wood 8/22/1861-5/1/1931, Claude Debussy 8/22/1862-3/25/1918, Willis Whitney 8/22/1868-1/9/1958, Dorothy Parker 8/22/1893-6/7/1967, Elizabeth Bergner 8/22/1900-5/12/1986, Arthur M. Sackler 8/22/1913-5/26/1987, James Kirkwood 8/22/1924-4/21/1989, Leni Riefenstahl 1902, Ray Bradbury 1920, Dr. Dnton Cooley 1920, H. Norman Schwarzkopf 1934, Morton Dean 1935, Carl Yastrzemski 1939, Valerie Harper 1940, Bill Parcells 1941, Kathy Lennon 1942, Steve Kroft 1945, Cindy Williams 1947, Holly Dunn 1957, Vernon Reid 1958)
New England Welcomes President Theodore Roosevelt (NY TIMES, August 22, 1902)
* Deng Xiaoping: A Political Wizard Who Put China on the Capitalist Road
[8/22/1904-2/19/1997] (By PATRICK E. TYLER, February 20, 1997)

John Coplans, 83, an Artist and a Founder of Artforum, Dies (By ROBERTA SMITH, Aug. 22, 2003)
Nadia Younes, U.N. Aide in Baghdad, Dies at 57 (By PAUL LEWIS, Aug. 22, 2003)
Msgr. Philip Murnion, 65, Major Influence in Catholic Church, Dies (By PETER STEINFELS, Aug. 22, 2003)
NATIONAL: Blackout Is Just Latest Woe for a Troubled Ohio Utility (By JAMES DAO with ERIC LIPTON, Aug. 22, 2003)
Draft of Air Rule Is Said to Exempt Many Old Plants (By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE, Aug. 22, 2003)
* Thou Shalt Not, Colleagues Tell Alabama Judge [10 Commandments Statue]
(By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, Aug. 22, 2003)
Pair Accused of Being Modern Bonnie and Clyde Is Arrested (By NICK MADIGAN, Aug. 22, 2003)
Chance Has Looked Kindly on California's No. 2 Official (By DEAN E. MURPHY, Aug. 22, 2003)
POLITICAL MEMO: Bush Tries to Put Focus on Domestic Policy, but Events Conspire Against Him
(By RICHARD W. STEVENSON, Aug. 22, 2003)
Scientists Urge Journal Policy on Disclosures (By MELODY PETERSEN, Aug. 22, 2003)
Ashcroft Criticized for Talks on Terror (By ERIC LICHTBLAU, Aug. 22, 2003)
WORLD: Inquiry of U.N. Bombing Focuses on Possible Ties to Iraqi Guards (By DEXTER FILKINS, Aug. 22, 2003)
DIPLOMACY: Powell Is Now Pressing Arafat to Combat Hamas (By STEVEN R. WEISMAN, Aug. 22, 2003)
Interim Liberian Government Head Named (By TIM WEINER, Aug. 22, 2003)
Pro-Beijing Party Wants Hong Kong Security Legislation Delayed (By KEITH BRADSHER, Aug. 22, 2003)
* SYDNEY JOURNAL: Where Wombats Roved, and Aborigines Sketched (By JANE PERLEZ, Aug. 22, 2003)
MILITARY: U.S. Commander Says Terrorism Is No. 1 Threat to Iraqi Reconstruction
(By THOM SHANKER, Aug. 22, 2003)
Lack of Air-Conditioning Cited in France's Death Toll (By JOHN TAGLIABUE, Aug. 22, 2003)
Earthquake Hits Southwestern New Zealand [7.1] (By REUTERS, Aug. 22, 2003)
PALESTINIAN VIEW: Mass Opinion in West Bank Leaves Abbas in a Tight Spot (By FRANK BRUNI, Aug. 22, 2003)
NY REGION: On a Pedestal, but Homeless [Abraham de Peyster] (By NADINE BROZAN, Aug. 22, 2003)
Fire Destroys Businesses in Queens and Shuts No. 7 Line (By GRACE FRANK and TINA KELLEY, Aug. 22, 2003)
Blackout Illuminates Tug of War Over a Cable (By PATRICK HEALY, Aug. 22, 2003)
* CHINATOWN JOURNAL: Great Sandwiches, Cheap. But Please Buy Something Else.
(By SUSAN SAULNY, Aug. 22, 2003)
PUBLIC LIVES: Man With a Mission: Saving Beauty, Saving Grace (By ROBIN FINN, Aug. 22, 2003)
SPORTS: Adu Can Take Bruises as Compliment (By GEORGE VECSEY, Aug. 22, 2003)
BASEBALL: A Star, Modesty Included (By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 22, 2003)
RED SOX 14, ATHLETICS 5: On Day That Boded Ill, Red Sox Close In on A's (By JACK CURRY, Aug. 22, 2003)
TENNIS: Venezuelan Has Knack for Beating U.S. Talent (By RON DICKER, Aug. 22, 2003)
TENNIS: Sampras Will Retire Monday (NY TIMES, Aug. 22, 2003)
GYMNASTICS: U.S. Picked Up the Pieces and a World Title as Well (By FRANK LITSKY, Aug. 22, 2003)
EDITORIALS: The Crumbling Mideast Cease-Fire (NY TIMES, Aug. 22, 2003)
OP-ED: Conan the Deceiver (By PAUL KRUGMAN, Aug. 22, 2003)
OP-ED: My Lesson From Mr. Olympia (By PAT JORDAN, Aug. 22, 2003)
OP-ED: SUMMERSCAPES: The Season De l'Amour [a 16-year old in Paris] (By MONIQUE TRUONG, Aug. 22, 2003)
OP-ED: The Bill of Rights Belongs in North Carolina (By ROBERT MORGAN, Aug. 22, 2003)
LETTERS: A Vision for Peace Grows Dim (6 Letters) (By PAUL SCHOENBAUM, et. al., Aug. 22, 2003)
* LETTERS: Faith in a Modern World (2 Letters) [Hubble telescope] (By GREG MCCARTY, et. al., Aug. 22, 2003)
LETTERS: The Terror of Idi Amin (By NAOMI SOKOL O'SULLIVAN, Aug. 22, 2003)
BUSINESS: Shares Rise as 3 Reports Show Strengthening Economy
[Dow +26, Nasdaq +17] (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 22, 2003)
Young Merrill Trader Left Trail of Deceit (By LANDON THOMAS Jr., Aug. 22, 2003)
Pubs Make Coziest of Investment Targets (By HEATHER TIMMONS, Aug. 22, 2003)
Most Big U.S. Airlines Ease Policy on Nonrefundable Tickets (By EDWARD WONG, Aug. 22, 2003)
* Company Says It Mapped Genes of Virus in One Day [454 Life Sciences] (By ANDREW POLLACK, Aug. 22, 2003)
ART: Washington's Museums Traverse Miles and Eras (By ROBERTA SMITH, Aug. 22, 2003)
ARTS: Green From Chasing Blues in the Night (By MARGARET MITTELBACH and MICHAEL CREWDSON, Aug. 22, 2003)
ART Listings (NY TIMES, Aug. 22, 2003)
* ANTIQUES: To Daddy Dearest, From Audrey [26 Hepburn letters] (NY TIMES, Aug. 22, 2003)
* BOOKS: 'ELEONORA DUSE': The Actress Who Became the Original 'Doozy' (By MEL GUSSOW, Aug. 22, 2003)
FILM: 'THE BATTLE OF SHAKER HEIGHTS': Study Death, Learn to Live (By ELVIS MITCHELL, Aug. 22, 2003)
MUSIC: MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL: Joining Serkin in Quest of the Mystical and Melancholy
(By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, Aug. 22, 2003)
* PHOTOGRAPHY: 'EDWARD WESTON': Its Portrait Is Taken, Then the Subject Is Eaten
["Pepper No. 31" (1930)] (By GRACE GLUECK, Aug. 22, 2003)
PHOTOGRAPHY: 'MILTON ROGOVIN': Portraits of 'Ordinary' Lives Full of Poverty and Richness
(By HOLLAND COTTER, Aug. 22, 2003)
THEATER: 'THE DUCHESS OF MALFI': This Time, Bosola of Malfi Steals the Duchess's Thunder
(By NEIL GENZLINGER, Aug. 22, 2003)
THEATER: Finding the Counterculture Pulse (By JESSE McKINLEY, Aug. 22, 2003)
TV: 'DESILU': Lucy and Desi, the Merger (By MARGO JEFFERSON, Aug. 22, 2003)

Thursday, August 21, 2003:
On This Day: August 21 (Philip II 8/21/1165-7/14/1233, St. Francis De Sales 8/21/1567-12/28/1622, Jean-Baptiste Greuze 8/21/1725-3/21/1805, August Bournonville 8/21/1805-11/30/1879, Frank Andrew Munsey 8/21/1854-12/22/1925, Aubrey Beardsley 8/21/1872-3/16/1898, Roark Bradford 8/21/1896-11/13/1948, Albert Ball 8/21/1896-5/7/1917, Fritz Freleng 8/21/1906-5/26/1995, Princess Margaret 1930, Melvin Van Peebles 1932, Kenny Rogers 1938, Harold Reid 1939, Clarence Williams III 1939, Patty McCormack 1945, Harry Smith 1951, Kim Cattrall 1956, Carrie-Anne Moss 1970)
Hawaii Becomes the 50th State; New Flag Shown (By W. H. LAWRENCE, August 21, 1959)
* Count Basie, 79, Band Leader And Master of Swing, Dead [8/21/1904-4/26/1984] (by JOHN S. WILSON, April 27, 1984)

Arthur Helton, 54, Refugee Advocate, Dies (By PAUL LEWIS, Aug. 21, 2003)
Jack Shaffer, 73, a Broker of Major Real Estate Deals, Dies (By WOLFGANG SAXON, Aug. 21, 2003)
Roxie C. Laybourne, 92, Who Used Bird Knowledge to Save Lives, Dies (By ANAHAD O'CONNOR, Aug. 21, 2003)
Carlos Roberto Reina, 77, President of Honduras in the 1990's, Dies (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 21, 2003)
NATIONAL: Oversight Group Warned Utilities on Power Flows
(By ANDREW C. REVKIN and JAMES GLANZ, Aug. 21, 2003)
Schwarzenegger Tries to Add Some Substance to Celebrity
(By CHARLIE LeDUFF and JOHN M. BRODER, Aug. 21, 2003)
Fatal West Virginia Shootings Thought to Be Related to Drugs (NY TIMES, Aug. 21, 2003)
Exclusive! It's Doom for Tabloid Archives! (By ABBY GOODNOUGH, Aug. 21, 2003)
Two Studies Cite Confusion on Terrorism (By PHILIP SHENON, Aug. 21, 2003)
* EDUCATION: 1,200 Parents Prepare to Take on Role as Paid Liaisons in Schools
(By ELISSA GOOTMAN PHILIP SHENON, Aug. 21, 2003)
WORLD: U.S. Will Ask U.N. for Move to Widen the Force in Iraq
(By STEVEN R. WEISMAN with FELICITY BARRINGER, Aug. 21, 2003)
Hamas Leader Said Killed in Israeli Missile Strike (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 21, 2003)
Bombing in Israel Called the 'Children's Attack' (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 21, 2003)
THE STREETS: Baghdad's Rumor Mill Can't Agree on Culprit (By ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 21, 2003)
THE REGION: Commentators in Arab World Call Attack a Catastrophe (By NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 21, 2003)
THE OCCUPATION: U.S. Official Tells Iraqis to Assert More Authority (By DEXTER FILKINS and NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 21, 2003)
THE AGENCIES: International Aid Groups Withdrawing Staffs From Iraq (By EDMUND L. ANDREWS, Aug. 21, 2003)
UNITED NATIONS: Questions Haunt a Saddened Annan (By FELICITY BARRINGER, Aug. 21, 2003)
SARS Keeps Foreign Students Home, Hurting Chinese Businesses (By DAVID W. CHEN, Aug. 21, 2003)
* TOKYO JOURNAL: At Long Last, the Salarymen Are Given Their Due (By NORIMITSU ONISHI, Aug. 21, 2003)
Rumsfeld Cites Drug Problem in Hemisphere (By REUTERS, Aug. 21, 2003)
NY REGION: Former Radical Granted Parole in '81 Killings (By JAMES BARRON, Aug. 21, 2003)
Central Parts of Brooklyn Saw the Worst of Looting (By MICHAEL WILSON, Aug. 21, 2003)
* Facts? Probably. Fun? You Decide. (NY TIMES, Aug. 21, 2003)
BLOCKS: When a Neighbor's 2 Cents Yield Quite a Bit More [Peter Jennings]
(By DAVID W. DUNLAP, Aug. 21, 2003)
SPORTS: Sampras Is Inching Closer to Announcing Retirement (By MICHAEL ARKUSH, Aug. 21, 2003)
SPORTS: Waiting Too Long for the Inevitable (By SELENA ROBERTS, Aug. 21, 2003)
BASEBALL: Red Sox Shifting Focus From Yankees to Wild Card (By JACK CURRY, Aug. 21, 2003)
YANKEES 8, ROYALS 7: Rivera Isn't Perfect, but He Manages to Get the Job Done (By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 21, 2003)
* EDITORIALS: Mars Approaches (NY TIMES, Aug. 21, 2003)
OP-ED: A Price Too High (By BOB HERBERT, Aug. 21, 2003)
OP-ED: Let the Fight for Peace Begin (By MARTIN INDYK, Aug. 21, 2003)
OP-ED: Idi Amin's Exile Dream (By RICCARDO ORIZIO, Aug. 21, 2003)
WEB FORUMS: Live Event: Gideon Rose (NY TIMES, Aug. 21, 2003)
LETTERS: Baghdad Bombing: What Should We Do Now? (8 Letters) (By EDWARD HORN, et. al., Aug. 21, 2003)
BUSINESS: Dell and Hewlett Dampen Mood of Dow's 2-Day Rally
[Dow -31, Nasdaq -0.57] (By REUTERS, Aug. 21, 2003)
Facing Criticism, F.C.C. Is Thinking Local (By JACQUES STEINBERG, Aug. 21, 2003)
After 5 Years, Viagra to Face Competition (By GARDINER HARRIS, Aug. 21, 2003)
MARKET PLACE: Morgan Stanley Seeks to Change Basis for Award in a Stock Case
(By GRETCHEN MORGENSON, Aug. 21, 2003)
* Japan Inc. Now Just a Memory, Toshiba Retools Its Image [Tadashi Okamura]
(By KEN BELSON, Aug. 21, 2003)
ADVERTISING: Russell Simmons vs. KFC (By SHERRI DAY, Aug. 21, 2003)
Price of Treasuries Tumbles on Fear of Return of Inflation (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 21, 2003)
Berkshire Loses Bid for Secrecy (By FLOYD NORRIS, Aug. 21, 2003)
F.C.C. Lifts Ban on Video for AOL Instant Messaging (By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, Aug. 21, 2003)
* ECONOMIC SCENE: He Dickers, She Doesn't (By ALAN B. KRUEGER, Aug. 21, 2003)
Talks Could Push North Korea Forward or Back (By JAMES BROOKE, Aug. 21, 2003)
ARTS: A Hollywood Ending for Gehry Music Palace (By BERNARD WEINRAUB, Aug. 21, 2003)
ART CRITIC: Listening Carefully to Bard College's New Performing Arts Center
(By JOHN ROCKWELL, Aug. 21, 2003)
* BOOKS: 'A PEOPLE ADRIFT': A Church at a Crossroad and Its Future at Stake
(By GARRY WILLS, Aug. 21, 2003)
FILM: A Skateboard King Who Fell to Earth (By LOLA OGUNNAIKE, Aug. 21, 2003)
MUSIC: Lost Elvis Song Turns Up (By BEN SISARIO, Aug. 21, 2003)
POP LIFE: When Salsa Doesn't Satisfy (By NEIL STRAUSS, Aug. 21, 2003)
POP: OZZFEST 2003: No Osbourne at Ozzfest, but the Bands Play On (By KELEFA SANNEH, Aug. 21, 2003)
TV WATCH: A Virtuoso at Playing the Press in Italy (By ALESSANDRA STANLEY, Aug. 21, 2003)
GARDEN DESIGN: Ward Bennett Made It Modern (By ALASTAIR GORDON, Aug. 21, 2003)
GARDEN: An Elite Contest for a Growing U.N. (By FRED A. BERNSTEIN, Aug. 21, 2003)
CIRCUITS: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 21, 2003)
* 3 Women and 3 Paths, 10 Years Later (By KATIE HAFNER, Aug. 21, 2003)
* In Frayed Networks, Common Threads (By SETH SCHIESEL, Aug. 21, 2003)
STATE OF THE ART: Do-It-All Gadgets, a Hit in Kansas, Venture Into Oz (By DAVID POGUE, Aug. 21, 2003)
ONLINE SHOPPER: Chess Gear for Opponents of All Sizes (By JAMES GORMAN, Aug. 21, 2003)
GAME THEORY: Meet the Neighbors, Friend and Foe (By CHARLES HEROLD, Aug. 21, 2003)
* BASICS: Fishing for Information? Try Better Bait ["Google Hacks"] (By LISA GUERNSEY, Aug. 21, 2003)
* Tools to Dress Up The Web Browser (By LISA GUERNSEY, Aug. 21, 2003)
WHAT'S NEXT: A Chip-Based Challenge to a Car's Spinning Camshaft (By IAN AUSTEN, Aug. 21, 2003)
* A Stroll Through the Ivy, With a Tour Guide That Beeps [Cornell] (By JIM CARRIER, Aug. 21, 2003)
For Times When Your Subject Is Playing Hard to Get (By IVAN BERGER, Aug. 21, 2003)
* An Ancient Game With Fresh Appeal [mah-jongg] (By MARCIA BIEDERMAN, Aug. 21, 2003)
Lost in the Middle of Nowhere? Send a Radio Distress Signal (By ROY FURCHGOTT, Aug. 21, 2003)
It's Not Exactly a Theater, but PC Viewing Has Its Perks (J. D. BIERSDORFER, Aug. 21, 2003)
Brrring! A Musical Reverie Yields to Cellphone Chatter (By YI CAI ISAAC TONG, Aug. 21, 2003)
Q & A: Striking Back at Sellers of Child Pornography (J. D. BIERSDORFER, Aug. 21, 2003)
HEALTH: Second Case Like SARS Turns Up in Canada (By LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN, Aug. 21, 2003)

Wednesday, August 20, 2003:
On This Day: August 20 (Jacopo Peri 8/20/1561-8/12/1633, Francis Asbury 8/20/1745-3/31/1816, Eliel Saarinen 8/20/1873-7/1/1950, Edgar Guest 8/20/1881-8/5/1959, Salvatore Quasimodo 8/20/1901-6/14/1968, Jack Teagarden 8/20/1905-1/15/1964, Valentin Glushko 8/20/1908-1/10/1989, Kingsley Davis 8/20/1908-2/27/1997, Eeor Saarinen 8/20/1910-9/1/1961, Roger Wolcott Sperry 8/20/1913-4/17/1994, Walter Bernstein 1919, George Mitchell 1933, Isaac Hayes 1947, Connie Chung 1946, Jimmy Pankow 1947, Robert Plant 1948, Rudy Gatlin 1952, Peter Horton 1953, Joan Allen 1956)
Czechoslovakia Invaded by Russians and Four Other Warsaw Pact Forces (By TAD SZULC, August 20, 1968)
Benjamin Harrison Dead at 67 [8/20/1833-3/13/1901] (NY Times, March 14, 1901)

* A DIPLOMAT'S LIFE: Sergio Vieira de Mello, 55, of the U.N., Dies:
A Shining Reputation Built on Tough Tasks
(By PAUL LEWIS, Aug. 20, 2003)
Dana M. Raymond, Patent Lawyer, Dies at 89 (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 20, 2003)
Ed Townsend, 74, a Musician Who Co-Wrote 'Let's Get It On,' Dies (By BEN SISARIO, Aug. 20, 2003)
Julius Ochs Adler Jr., Businessman, Publicist and Bookseller, Dies at 78
(By ROBERT D. McFADDEN and ERIC PACE, Aug. 20, 2003)
W. Orrick, 87, Judge in Segregation Battle, Dies (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 20, 2003)
NATIONAL: Job on the Line, Davis Promises to Fight Recall (By JOHN M. BRODER with DEAN E. MURPHY, Aug. 20, 2003)
REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: Democratic Governors Torn by Recall (By MICHAEL JANOFSKY, Aug. 20, 2003)
Tobacco Growers Consider Giving Up Price Supports (By CARL HULSE, Aug. 20, 2003)
Ambitious Bush Plan Undone by Energy Politics (By ELISABETH BUMILLER and JEFF GERTH, Aug. 20, 2003)
Explosives Found at 2 Schwab Sites (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 20, 2003)
Phoenix Tempers Fray in the Quest for Gasoline (By NICK MADIGAN, Aug. 20, 2003)
Congressman in Fatal Accident Ran Stop Sign, Prosecutor Says (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 20, 2003)
WASHINGTON MEMO: Humbled by Blackout, Congress Girds for Beyond-the-Beltway Energy Fight
(By CARL HULSE, Aug. 20, 2003)
Ashcroft Blasts Efforts to Weaken Terrorism Law (By ERIC LICHTBLAU, Aug. 20, 2003)
* ON EDUCATION: Off to Freshman Year, a Perfect Score in Hand (By MICHAEL WINERIP, Aug. 20, 2003)
WORLD: Huge Suicide Blast Demolishes U.N. Headquarters in Baghdad; Top Aid Officials Among 17 Dead
(By DEXTER FILKINS and RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr., Aug. 20, 2003)
Graphic: Truck Bomb Tears Apart UN Building in Baghdad (NY TIMES, Aug. 20, 2003)
THE SCENE: Amid Blood and Rubble, a Sense of Helplessness (By NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 20, 2003)
UNITED NATIONS: Questions About Role of World Agencies in Hot Spots (By FELICITY BARRINGER, Aug. 20, 2003)
A Perilous History for U.N. Workers (NY TIMES, Aug. 20, 2003)
* NEWS ANALYSIS: Chaos as a Strategy Against the U.S. (By THOM SHANKER, Aug. 20, 2003)
Bombing Kills 18 and Hurts Scores on Jerusalem Bus (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 20, 2003)
In Ruined Capital, Liberians Fear for Shaky Peace (By TIM WEINER, Aug. 20, 2003)
THE PRESIDENT: Bush Condemns Iraq Bombing and Vows U.S. Will Persevere (By RICHARD W. STEVENSON, Aug. 20, 2003)
MANHUNT: Iraqi Ex-Vice President Caught, One of Hussein's Trusted Aides (By JOHN TIERNEY, Aug. 20, 2003)
Blair Communications Chief Denies Altering Intelligence on Iraq (By WARREN HOGE, Aug. 20, 2003)
LETTER FROM EUROPE: Italian Puzzle: The Land That Doesn't Seem to Fit (By FRANK BRUNI, Aug. 20, 2003)
NY REGION: Another Trip Into Darkness for Many on Staten Island (By DAISY HERNÁNDEZ, Aug. 20, 2003)
Energy Dept. Will Take Control of Blackout Investigation (By JAMES GLANZ and ANDREW C. REVKIN, Aug. 20, 2003)
Suits and Pleas Look to Recoup Money Lost in the Blackout (By PATRICK HEALY, Aug. 20, 2003)
F.B.I. Accused of Corrupting Computer Surveillance (By BENJAMIN WEISER, Aug. 20, 2003)
A Day to Wet a Toe or Two, but Not Much More (By ANDREA ELLIOTT, Aug. 20, 2003)
Welcome to the Big City. Beware the Dinosaurs. (By MAREK FUCHS, Aug. 20, 2003)
High School Seniors Weak in Math and Science Tests (By TAMAR LEWIN, Aug. 20, 2003)
No Red Barn, but That's a Farm in Red Hook (By DIANE CARDWELL, Aug. 20, 2003)
Valedictorian Settles Dispute With Schools for $60,000 (By JILL P. CAPUZZO, Aug. 20, 2003)
PUBLIC LIVES: Like Huck, on a 'Big River' That Leads to 'Brooklyn' (By ROBIN FINN, Aug. 20, 2003)
SPORTS: A Happening, No Matter What [U.S. Open] (By GEORGE VECSEY, Aug. 20, 2003)
YANKEES 6, ROYALS 3: Yankees Are Rolling; Red Sox Are Reeling (By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 20, 2003)
EDITORIALS: A Mission Imperiled (NY TIMES, Aug. 20, 2003)
EDITORIALS: When Cellphone Service Fails (NY TIMES, Aug. 20, 2003)
EDITORIALS: Tiger's Test (NY TIMES, Aug. 20, 2003)
OP-ED: No Time to Lose in Iraq (By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, Aug. 20, 2003)
OP-ED: Magnet for Evil (By MAUREEN DOWD, Aug. 20, 2003)
OP-ED: Waiting for the Inevitable in Baghdad (By JOHN S. BURNETT, Aug. 20, 2003)
OP-ED: How America Created a Terrorist Haven (By JESSICA STERN, Aug. 20, 2003)
LETTERS: 'Altruism' and an Organ Donor (3 Letters) (By DAVID STEINBERG, M.D., et. al., Aug. 20, 2003)
LETTERS: The Power Failure: Put Politics Aside (2 Letters) (SALVATORE J. BOMMARITO, Aug. 20, 2003)
LETTERS: Partisanship Showed [President Bush on blackout] (DAVID MCCARTHY, Aug. 20, 2003)
LETTERS: Stranded Commuters (By JONATHAN BOGERT, Aug. 20, 2003)
LETTERS: How We Got Our News [text messaging from England to NYC] (NANCY HALPERN, Aug. 20, 2003)
BUSINESS: Nasdaq at 16-Month High on Upbeat Technology Outlook
[Dow +16, Nasdaq +22] (By REUTERS, Aug. 20, 2003)
MARKET PLACE: U-Haul's Parent Finds Equity Gains in Bankruptcy (By RIVA D. ATLAS, Aug. 20, 2003)
Hewlett Profit for Quarter Falls Below Expectations (By ALEX BERENSON, Aug. 20, 2003)
Profits Up at Home Depot, but Saks Loss Widens (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 20, 2003)
* Grocers' Strategy: Be What Wal-Mart Is Not (By CONSTANCE L. HAYS, Aug. 20, 2003)
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: One-Tenant Buildings Are Popular Investments
(By TERRY PRISTIN, Aug. 20, 2003)
Starts of Housing Hit 17-Year High in July (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 20, 2003)
Heartburn Drug Battle Likely (By GARDINER HARRIS, Aug. 20, 2003)
ADVERTISING: Selling the War Against Warts (By STUART ELLIOTT, Aug. 20, 2003)
ARTS: A Little Houseful of Performances (By MIREYA NAVARRO, Aug. 20, 2003)
Arts Briefing (By LAWRENCE VAN GELDER, Aug. 20, 2003)
* BOOKS: An Author Gets Back at Knopf [Martha Grimes] (By DINITIA SMITH, Aug. 20, 2003)
BOOKS: 'ARSHILE GORKY': With Denial, Mendacity and Suicide, a Magnet for Biographers
(By ROBERTA SMITH, Aug. 20, 2003)
DANCE: CLEO PARKER ROBINSON DANCE ENSEMBLE: The Exuberance of Bahia, the Sorrow of Birmingham
(By JENNIFER DUNNING, Aug. 20, 2003)
* FILM: 'THIRTEEN': Trading Barbie for Drugs, Sex and Halter Tops (By ELVIS MITCHELL, Aug. 20, 2003)
FILM: 'CATCHING OUT': Hopping Freight Trains in the Twilight of Hobo Tradition (By STEPHEN HOLDEN, Aug. 20, 2003)
MUSIC: Saving an Opera House for a Hamlet in Maine (By ALICIA ANSTEAD, Aug. 20, 2003)
MOSTLY MOZART: A Countertenor Ventures Into Stage and Folk Music (By ALLAN KOZINN, Aug. 20, 2003)
TV: 'SMOKING GUN TV': You've Seen the Web Site. Now See the TV Show. (By ALESSANDRA STANLEY, Aug. 20, 2003)
FOOD: In Los Angeles, Strip Mall Food Is Way Cool (By JANELLE BROWN, Aug. 20, 2003)
FOOD STUFF: Tasting the Himalayas in a Bite of Yak Cheese (By FLORENCE FABRICANT, Aug. 20, 2003)
Neither Hot Nor Cold, but Perfect (By AMANDA HESSER, Aug. 20, 2003)
Vegetable Sandwiches to Wrap Up the Summer (By KAY RENTSCHLER, Aug. 20, 2003)
THE MINIMALIST: An Omelet Alternative (By MARK BITTMAN, Aug. 20, 2003)
PAIRINGS: Creamy Avocado Tames Tequila's Fiery Bite (By AMANDA HESSER, Aug. 20, 2003)
AT MY TABLE | NIGELLA LAWSON: In a Tyranny of Children, the Cook Can Be King
(By NIGELLA LAWSON, Aug. 20, 2003)
HEALTH: Outbreak Near Vancouver Resembles SARS (By CLIFFORD KRAUSS, Aug. 20, 2003)

Tuesday, August 19, 2003:
On This Day: August 19 (John Flamsteed 8/19/1646-12/31/1719, Jeanne Becu du Barry 8/19/1743-12/8/1793, Seth Thomas 8/19/1785-1/29/1859, Bernard Baruch 8/19/1870-6/20/1965, Georges Enesco 8/19/1881-5/4/1955, Ton Duc Thang 8/19/1888-3/30/1980, Alfred Lunt 8/19/1892-8/3/1977, Colleen Moore 8/19/1900-8/25/1988, Ogden Nash 8/19/1902-5/19/1971, James Gould Cozzens 8/19/1903-8/9/1978, Gene Roddenberry 8/19/1921-10/24/1991, L.Q. Jones 1927, Willie Shoemaker 1931, Debra Paget 1933, Diana Muldaur 1938, Johnny Nash 1940, Jill St. John 1940, Fred Thompson 1942, Blly J. Kramer 1943, Bill Clinton 1946, Tipper Gore 1948, John Deacon 1951, Mary Matalin 1953, Kevin Dillon 1965, Kyra Sedgwick 1965, Lee Ann Womack 1966, Tabitha Soren 1967)
Hitler Endorsed by 9 to 1 in Poll on his Dictatorship, but Opposition Is Doubled
(By FREDERICK T. BIRCHALL, August 19, 1934)
* Coco Chanel, the Couturier, Dead in Paris at 87 [8/19/1883-1/10/1971] (NY Times, January 11, 1971)

Thomas W. Kellogg, a Studebaker Avanti Designer, Dies at 71 (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 19, 2003)
W. Bernard Richland, 94, Counsel in Fiscal Crisis, Dies (By WOLFGANG SAXON, Aug. 19, 2003)
Donald Winn, Congressional Liaison for Federal Reserve, Dies at 66 (By MILT FREUDENHEIM, Aug. 19, 2003)
James Whitehead, 67, Author of 'Joiner,' Novel of Deep South, Dies (By ROY REED, Aug. 19, 2003)
NATIONAL: Passage Unlikely for Separate Bill on Electrical Grid (By CARL HULSE, Aug. 19, 2003)
Investigators in Sniper Case Join Inquiry in W. Virginia (By PETER T. KILBORN, Aug. 19, 2003)
Ruling Expected on Effort to Delay California Recall Election (By JOHN M. BRODER, Aug. 19, 2003)
A Candidate Who Confounds, Charms and Reaps Publicity (By SARAH KERSHAW, Aug. 19, 2003)
Enola Gay Reassembled for Revised Museum Show (By ELIZABETH OLSON, Aug. 19, 2003)
WORLD: Israelis Worry About Terror, by Jews Against Palestinians (By IAN FISHER, Aug. 19, 2003)
French Official Quits Over Toll in Heat Wave (By JOHN TAGLIABUE, Aug. 19, 2003)
Peacekeepers Take Liberia, Foot by Foot (By TIM WEINER, Aug. 19, 2003)
North Korea Lashes Out at Neighbors and U.S. (By JAMES BROOKE, Aug. 19, 2003)
BEATH BLEACHFIELD JOURNAL: Clad in Resolve, Nude Hiker Defies the British Body Image
(By LIZETTE ALVAREZ, Aug. 19, 2003)
Blair's Points Led to Rewrite of Dossier, Panel Is Told (By WARREN HOGE, Aug. 19, 2003)
* Hussein's Babylon: A Beloved Atrocity (By NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 19, 2003)
* China Readies Super ID Card, a Worry to Some (By DAVID W. CHEN, Aug. 19, 2003)
China Mustard Gas Crisis (By REUTERS, Aug. 19, 2003)
Cameraman's Death Brings Demand for Public Inquiry (By SARAH LYALL, Aug. 19, 2003)
NY REGION: HUD Suspends Charity's Aid Over Finances (By MIKE McINTIRE, Aug. 19, 2003)
THE INVESTIGATION: Set of Rules Too Complex to Be Followed Properly
(By JAMES GLANZ and ANDREW C. REVKIN, Aug. 19, 2003)
TUNNEL VISION: Rocking, Rolling, Screeching, and It's Not the Train (By RANDY KENNEDY, Aug. 19, 2003)
SPORTS: Clemens May Pitch in Athens Games (By DAVE CALDWELL, Aug. 19, 2003)
GOLF ANALYSIS: Unknowns Rising Up Against Golf's Stars (By CLIFTON BROWN, Aug. 19, 2003)
SPORTS: The Office Is a Saddle, and the End Is a Misstep Away (By IRA BERKOW, Aug. 19, 2003)
EDITORIALS: Of Grids and Gridlock (NY TIMES, Aug. 19, 2003)
One Bright Day (NY TIMES, Aug. 19, 2003)
EDITORIAL NOTEBOOK: The Obscenely Easy Exile of Idi Amin (By ETHAN BRONNER, Aug. 19, 2003)
OP-ED: The Road to Ruin (By PAUL KRUGMAN, Aug. 19, 2003)
OP-ED: Lights Out, Everybody Home (By RICHARD PRICE, Aug. 19, 2003)
* OP-ED: Paul Newman Is Still HUD (By PAUL NEWMAN, Aug. 19, 2003)
OP-ED: The Two Cowards (By AMOS OZ, Aug. 19, 2003)
LETTERS: Blackout of 2003: The Security Threat Is Real (15 Letters) (By MANNY HILLMAN, et. al., Aug. 19, 2003)
* LETTERS: Mysticism, Reason and the Virgin (5 Letters) (By ANDREW GREELEY, et. al., Aug. 19, 2003)
BUSINESS: Strong Consumer Spending Continues to Bolster Shares
[Dow +91, Nasdaq +37] (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 19, 2003)
MARKET PLACE: Ohio Utility Cited in Blackout Has Had a Troubled Summer (By FLOYD NORRIS, Aug. 19, 2003)
Disaster Plans Get New Scrutiny After Blackout (By JOHN SCHWARTZ, Aug. 19, 2003)
Ford Plant Finds Efficiency Is No Protector (By DANNY HAKIM with ANNE BERRYMAN, Aug. 19, 2003)
ON THE GROUND: Hartford Seeks to Recapture Its Commercial Allure (By AMY ZIPKIN, Aug. 19, 2003)
* ARTS: A Magician Seeking Simplicity in a Cage (By JESSE McKINLEY, Aug. 19, 2003)
MUSIC CRITIC'S CHOICE | NEW CD'S: Mapping a Town in Neil Young Land (By NEIL STRAUSS, Aug. 19, 2003)
MUSIC CRITIC: A Chance for Opera, the City and City Opera (By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, Aug. 19, 2003)
MUSIC CRITIC: A Trip to Janacek's World, Complete With Shouting Puppets (By JAMES R. OESTREICH, Aug. 19, 2003)
WORLD MUSIC: From Guinea, a Guitar-Driven Band Mixes and Fuses Styles (By JON PARELES, Aug. 19, 2003)
* THEATER: All Is True? Naye, Not if Thy Name Be Shakespeare (By WILLIAM S. NIEDERKORN, Aug. 19, 2003)
THEATER: At This Play, Everyone Is in the Bathroom Line (By MATTHEW MIRAPAUL, Aug. 19, 2003)
* SCIENCE: Why Humans and Their Fur Parted Ways (By NICHOLAS WADE, Aug. 19, 2003)
SCIENTIST AT WORK | DONALD MORTON: Cancer Pioneer Aims to Market a Vaccine
(By ANDREW POLLACK, Aug. 19, 2003)
* Up Close and Personal With Mars (By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD, Aug. 19, 2003)
From Way on High, Help in Fighting Forest Fires (By WARREN E. LEARY, Aug. 19, 2003)
Machines Explore Odd Behaviors of Ubiquitous Plasmas (By MARGARET WERTHEIM, Aug. 19, 2003)
Gene Therapy Used to Treat Patients With Parkinson's (By DENISE GRADY and GINA KOLATA, Aug. 19, 2003)
* It's a Dog's Life, but What, Exactly, Is That About? (By MARK DERR, Aug. 19, 2003)
* OBSERVATORY: Surviving the Heat (By HENRY FOUNTAIN, Aug. 19, 2003)
A CONVERSATION WITH | NORA VOLKOW: A Scientist's Lifetime of Study Into the Mysteries of Addiction
(By MARY DUENWALD, Aug. 19, 2003)
Users Discover Pros and Cons in Stair-Climbing Wheelchair (By YUDHIJIT BHATTACHARJEE, Aug. 19, 2003)
Q & A: Lead Crystal Risks (By C. CLAIBORNE RAY, Aug. 19, 2003)
HEALTH: Downside to Fewer Violent Deaths: Transplant Organ Shortage Grows (By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA, Aug. 19, 2003)
How Diplomacy in Handling Death Can Save Lives (By RANDI HUTTER EPSTEIN, Aug. 19, 2003)
BOOKS ON HEALTH: For Pain and Discomfort (By JOHN LANGONE, Aug. 19, 2003)
* CASES: Memorable, for the Loss of Memory (By CANDICE REED, Aug. 19, 2003)
PERSONAL HEALTH: Skipping a College Course: Weight Gain 101 (By JANE E. BRODY, Aug. 19, 2003)
VITAL SIGNS: At Risk: Putting Time Between Newborns (By ERIC NAGOURNEY, Aug. 19, 2003)
Prescription Drugs Now, Day of Reckoning Later (By ROBERT PEAR, Aug. 19, 2003)

Monday, August 18, 2003:
On This Day: August 18 (Virginia Dare 8/18/1587-1591, Antionio Salieri 8/18/1750-5/7/1825, Meriwether Lewis 8/18/1774-10/11/1809, Francis Joseph 8/18/1830-11/21/1916, Marshall Field 8/18/1834-1/16/1906, Francis John McConnell 8/18/1871-8/18/1953, Leo Slezak 8/18/1873-6/1/1946, Arne Borg 8/18/1901-11/6/1987, Caspar Weinberger 1917, Shelley Winters 1920, Rosalynn Carter 1927, Roman Polanski 1933, Gail Fisher 1935, Robert Redford 1937, Johnny Preston 1939, Christopher Jones 1941, Martin Mull 1943, Patrick Swayze 1952, Madeleine Stowe 1958, Christian Slater 1969)
Mississippi Gives James Meredith Degree (By FRED POWLEDGE, August 18, 1963)
* Roberto Clemente, Pirates' Star, Dies at 38 in Crash Of Plane Carrying Aid to Nicaragua [8/18/1934-12/31/1972] (NY Times, January 2, 1973)

Laura Rapaport Borsten, Early Navy Wave, Dies at 91 (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 18, 2003)
Jack Latham, 95, Who Developed Devices to Aid Blood Transfer, Dies (By NORA KRUG, Aug. 18, 2003)
John Higham, 82, Historian of Nation's Role as a Melting Pot, Dies (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 18, 2003)
Bhupen Khakhar, 69, Painter, Dies; Influenced a Generation in India (By HOLLAND COTTER, Aug. 18, 2003)
George B. Rabinor, 91, Builder of Rental Housing in New York, Dies (By ERIC PACE, Aug. 18, 2003)
NATIONAL: Midwest Utilities Were Warned About Pushing Limits of System
(By ANDREW C. REVKIN and MATTHEW L. WALD, Aug. 18, 2003)
For Bush, Loss of Jobs May Erode Support in South Carolina (By MICHAEL JANOFSKY, Aug. 18, 2003)
Spring Rains and Summer Heat Bring West Nile to Colorado (By NICK MADIGAN, Aug. 18, 2003)
Governors Unite to Urge Shifting Costs of Medicaid (By MICHAEL JANOFSKY, Aug. 18, 2003)
WHITE HOUSE LETTER: When Best-Laid Plans Are Bested (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 18, 2003)
WORLD: U.S. to Send Signal to North Koreans in Naval Exercise (By STEVEN R. WEISMAN, Aug. 18, 2003)
Pakistani Detainee Enjoyed Deep U.S. Roots (By DAVID ROHDE, Aug. 18, 2003)
Attacks in Iraq May Be Signals of New Tactics (By JOHN TIERNEY and ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 18, 2003)
Liberian Archbishop Calls for U.N. to Send More Troops (By TIM WEINER, Aug. 18, 2003)
For Ugandan Girls, Delaying Sex Has Economic Cost (By MARC LACEY, Aug. 18, 2003)
His Joy Is to Lampoon the Business of Russia (By SABRINA TAVERNISE, Aug. 18, 2003)
Iceland's Whale Hunt Resumes (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 18, 2003)
A Shiite Burial Ground Awaits Foreign Faithful (By NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 18, 2003)
Talks Stall on Transfer of 2 West Bank Cities (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 18, 2003)
NY REGION: Renovation Efforts Reclaim the City's Forbidden Shoreline (By COREY KILGANNON, Aug. 18, 2003)
Diarrhea Cases Rise; Officials Fear Spoiled Food Is Cause (By PATRICK HEALY, Aug. 18, 2003)
* PUBLIC HEALTH: After Food Sellers Restock, Customers Get Their Chance (By LYDIA POLGREEN and COLIN MOYNIHAN, Aug. 18, 2003)
* Burying the 3 Who Tried to Pull the 4th From the Foaming Falls (By PATRICK HEALY, Aug. 18, 2003)
Man Surrenders in Deaths of Poet's Daughter and Her Friend (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 18, 2003)
Historical Society Collection Is Slightly Damaged in a Fire (By JAMES BARRON, Aug. 18, 2003)
NEW YORK: Mayor Used Pressure Ploy in the Fight for Lights (By MICHAEL COOPER, Aug. 18, 2003)
* METROPOLITAN DIARY: Dear Diary (By JOE ROGERS, Aug. 18, 2003)
SPORTS: Little League Innocence Fades in TV Glare (By MIKE WISE, Aug. 18, 2003)
GOLF: A Perfect Parting Shot, Another Surprise Champ [Shaun Micheel] (By CLIFTON BROWN, Aug. 18, 2003)
YANKEES 8, ORIOLES 0: Mussina Uses Splitter and Surprise to Shut Down Orioles
(By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 18, 2003)
EDITORIALS: The Cascade Stops Here (NY TIMES, Aug. 18, 2003)
EDITORIAL OBSERVER: Cheering on the March of Constitutional Progress for as Long as It Lasts
(By ADAM COHEN, Aug. 18, 2003)
* OP-ED: Staying in the Dark (By BOB HERBERT, Aug. 18, 2003)
OP-ED: What the Russians Are Thinking (By VLADMIR SHLAPENTOKH, Aug. 18, 2003)
* OP-ED: Bunkered Down in Bergerac [hot in France] (By WILLIAM BOYD, Aug. 18, 2003)
LETTERS: 'Bizspeak': A Tool for Whom? (6 Letters) (By ERIC MOSS, et. al., Aug. 18, 2003)
* BUSINESS: Selling Gadgets in a Wal-Mart World (By SAUL HANSELL, Aug. 18, 2003)
Push to Rule Summer TV Falls Short for Networks (By BILL CARTER, Aug. 18, 2003)
Company Loyalty and America's Loss of Jobs (2 Letters) (CLAUDE M. GRUENER, et. al., Aug. 18, 2003)
ADVERTISING: For Agencies, the Blackout Was Well Timed (By STUART ELLIOTT, Aug. 18, 2003)
* Microsoft Stopped Attack by 'Worm' on Its Web Site (By REUTERS, Aug. 18, 2003)
* MOST WANTED MEDIA: Venture Capital Ticks Up (NY TIMES, Aug. 18, 2003)
As Retailers Go to Self-Service, New Products Raise Questions (By SAUL HANSELL, Aug. 18, 2003)
Many Went to the Movies When the Lights Came Back (By LAURA M. HOLSON, Aug. 18, 2003)
Loss Not Quite What It Seems for Contestant (By BILL CARTER, Aug. 18, 2003)
* Helped by Technology, Piracy of DVD's Runs Rampant in China (By CHRIS BUCKLEY, Aug. 18, 2003)
* TECHNOLOGY: The Bits Are Willing, but the Batteries Are Weak (By AMY HARMON, Aug. 18, 2003)
* TECHNOLOGY: Rolling Stones Will Download Before They Get (Too) Old (By MATTHEW MIRAPAUL, Aug. 18, 2003)
* Start-Up Plans to Introduce Alternate Wi-Fi Technology (By JOHN MARKOFF, Aug. 18, 2003)
NEW ECONOMY: For Those Needing 32 More Bits [Power Mac G5] (By JOHN MARKOFF, Aug. 18, 2003)
PATENTS: Low-Carb Version of French Fries (By TERESA RIORDAN, Aug. 18, 2003)
* E-COMMERCE REPORT: Blackout Challenges Online Travel Industry (By SUSAN STELLIN, Aug. 18, 2003)
ART: An Art Collection Grows on a Maryland Farm (By CAROL VOGEL, Aug. 18, 2003)
ARTS Briefing [Ed Sanders' performance poetry] (By BEN SISARIO, Aug. 18, 2003)
BOOKS: 'THE HOOLIGAN'S RETURN': Piercing the Veil Surrounding a Captive Writer
(By RICHARD EDER, Aug. 18, 2003)
FILM: Lowly Home Movies Get a Day as High Art (By LAWRENCE LEVI, Aug. 18, 2003)
MUSIC: Orchestra's Obligations May Derail Merger (By ROBIN POGREBIN, Aug. 18, 2003)
MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL: Grateful Farewell From Fans Mirrors a Pianist's Fondness (By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, Aug. 18, 2003)
THEATER CRITIC: Garland and Burton Live, Warts and All (By ANITA GATES, Aug. 18, 2003)
THEATER CRITIC: Faith, Hope and Guilt on Fringe of the Fringe (By BRUCE WEBER, Aug. 18, 2003)
TV: 'SEARCHING FOR DEBRA WINGER': A Star-Studded Covey of Actresses Talk Age
(By ANITA GATES, Aug. 18, 2003)

Sunday, August 17, 2003:
On This Day: August 17 (Pierre de Fermat 8/17/1601-1/12/1665, Nicola Porpora 8/17/1686-3/3/1768, Thomas Stothard 8/17/1755-4/27/1834, Davy Crockett 8/17/1786-3/6/1836, Thomas Hodgkin 8/17/1798-4/5/1866, Harry Hopkins 8/17/1890-1/29/1946, Mae West 8/17/1892-11/22/1980, John Hay Whitney 8/17/1904-2/8/1982, Hazel Bishop 8/17/1906-12/5/1998, Jean Poiret 8/17/1926-3/14/1992, Francis Gary Powers 8/17/1929-8/1/1977, Maureen O'Hara 1920, Robert De Niro 1943, Martha Coolidge 1946, Kevin Rowland 1953, Belinda Carlisle 1958)
Woodstock Festival: Tired Rock Fans Begin Exodus (By BARNARD L.COLLIERS, August 17, 1969)
Marcus Garvey, 60, Negro Ex-Leader [8/17/1887-6/10/1940] (NY Times, June 12, 1940)

* Idi Amin, Brutal Ruler of Uganda in the 70's, Dies (By MICHAEL T. KAUFMAN, Aug. 17, 2003)
Josefina B. Magno, Oncologist Who Founded Hospice, Dies at 83 (By STUART LAVIETES, Aug. 17, 2003)
Chester Ludgin, 78, a City Opera Baritone, Dies (By JEREMY EICHLER, Aug. 17, 2003)
Claude Martel, Art Director, Dies at 34 (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
Richard W. Seeler Real Estate Broker, 84, Dies (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
NATIONAL: Power Restored to Midwest Cities; Problems Linger (By JODI WILGOREN and DANNY HAKIM, Aug. 17, 2003)
* Schwarzenegger's Next Goal on Dogged, Ambitious Path (By BERNARD WEINRAUB and CHARLIE LeDUFF, Aug. 17, 2003)
* Far Beneath the Waves, Salvagers Find History Laden With Gold (By WILLIAM J. BROAD, Aug. 17, 2003)
An Organ Donor's Generosity Raises the Question of How Much Is Too Much (By STEPHANIE STROM, Aug. 17, 2003)
WORLD: Israel Softens Stance on Wanted Palestinians (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 17, 2003)
NEWS ANALYSIS: Blair and the BBC Share the Dock in British Judicial Inquiry (By ALAN COWELL, Aug. 17, 2003)
An Evolving Idea for Liberia Envisions U.N. Trusteeship (By TIM WEINER, Aug. 17, 2003)
Report Calls U.S. a Top Target for Terror Attack Within a Year (By DON VAN NATTA Jr., Aug. 17, 2003)
Attack on Iraq Pipeline Cuts Oil Flow to Turkey (By ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 17, 2003)
Iran Praises U.S. for Action on Dissidents (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 17, 2003)
Iraqi Athletes Scour Field of Nightmares (By ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 17, 2003)
* A China Odyssey (By DAVID W. CHEN, Aug. 17, 2003)
Professor Teaches Change in His Indian Village (By AMY WALDMAN, Aug. 17, 2003)
North Korean Women Join the Army (By JAMES BROOKE, Aug. 17, 2003)
Once Outcasts, Asians Again Drive Uganda's Economy (By MARC LACEY, Aug. 17, 2003)
60 Years After Fleeing, Woman Helps Estonia Recall Its Sad Past (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 17, 2003)
* Doubts Mount Over Athens Olympics (By ANTHEE CARASSAVA, Aug. 17, 2003)
* NY REGION: In Calm Blackout, Views of Remade City (By MARTIN GOTTLIEB, Aug. 17, 2003)
Blackout Tests a Different Kind of Power in Albany (By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr., Aug. 17, 2003)
SPORTS: Empty Year for Woods in Majors (By DAVE ANDERSON, Aug. 17, 2003)
THE LOST ART: STRATEGY OF THE BUNT: Statistics-Minded Executives Put Low Value on BuntingY
(By JACK CURR, Aug. 17, 2003)
BASEBALL: For Sosa, a Season With a Bit of It All (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 17, 2003)
AROUND THE MAJORS: As Hitters Start to Produce, the White Sox Surge Into Contention
(By JACK CURRY, Aug. 17, 2003)
EDITORIALS: Protecting Commercial Aircraft (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
EDITORIALS: Mr. Bloomberg's Moment (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
EDITORIAL OBSERVER: In the British Fallout Over Iraq, Even Walter Mitty Has a Part to Play
(By VERLYN KLINKENBORG, Aug. 17, 2003)
* OP-ED: Batteries Not Included (By MAUREEN DOWD, Aug. 17, 2003)
* OP-ED: Telling the Truth in Iraq (By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, Aug. 17, 2003)
* OP-ED: The New York That's Visible in the Dark [1977 blackout] (By JONATHAN MAHLER, Aug. 17, 2003)
OP-ART: Remembering the night of the 1965 blackout (By Jules Feiffer, Aug. 17, 2003)
LETTERS: The Vast Wild of Lewis and Clark (4 Letters) (By JANE CHERRY, et. al., Aug. 17, 2003)
BUSINESS: It's Back. But Can the New Napster Survive? (By AMY KOVER, Aug. 17, 2003)
* ECONOMIC VIEW: Factories Move Abroad, as Does U.S. Power (By LOUIS UCHITELLE, Aug. 17, 2003)
How to Avoid Cracking the Retirement Nest Egg (By, Aug. 17, 2003)
* STRATEGIES: The Big Mo in Stocks Hits a Wall of Trading Costs (By MARK HULBERT, Aug. 17, 2003)
DIARY: The Geography Factor in Nursing Home Bills (Compiled by Vivian Marino, Aug. 17, 2003)
INVESTING WITH: David A. Antonelli of the MFS International New Discovery Fund (By CAROLE GOULD, Aug. 17, 2003)
Yes, Assembly Lines Can Mix Apples and Oranges (By MICHELINE MAYNARD, Aug. 17, 2003)
MONEY & MEDICINE: Some Discount Cards May Be No Bargain (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
* PRELUDES: Addicted to Work? Sure, Isn't Everyone? (By ABBY ELLIN, Aug. 17, 2003)
THE RIGHT THING: Can Truth be Told When Using Selective Information? (By JEFFREY L. SEGLIN, Aug. 17, 2003)
Making Its Mark in the 911 Phone Market (By ELIZABETH KELLEHER, Aug. 17, 2003)
Silk Purse From a Safety Net (By MELINDA LIGOS, Aug. 17, 2003)
* MARKET INSIGHT: Tracking the Buying and Selling of Insiders (By KENNETH N. GILPIN, Aug. 17, 2003)
MARKET WATCH: Mortgage Markets Are Out of Control (By GRETCHEN MORGENSON, Aug. 17, 2003)
Wall Street's Harsh New Reality (By LANDON THOMAS Jr., Aug. 17, 2003)
First, the Project. Then, a Reassement? (By, Aug. 17, 2003)
Ready to Renovate? Keep an Eye on Taxes (By JULIE FLAHERTY, Aug. 17, 2003)
Action-Hungry DVD Fans Sway Hollywood (By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, Aug. 17, 2003)
ARTS: David Byrne's Alternate PowerPoint Universe (By VERONIQUE VIENNE, Aug. 17, 2003)
ARTS: To Replace Paint and Page, Artists Try Pixel Power (By LINDA YABLONSKY, Aug. 17, 2003)
* ARTS: When Fans of Pricey Video Art Can Get It Free (By GREG ALLEN, Aug. 17, 2003)
DANCE: A Nureyev You Can Freeze in Midair (By GIA KOURLAS, Aug. 17, 2003)
FILM: Everyone's a Film Geek Now (By ELVIS MITCHELL, Aug. 17, 2003)
MUSIC: Music Videos That Show Everything but Performance (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
MUSIC: In a World Made of Sound, a Medium in Search of a Role (By ANNE MIDGETTE, Aug. 17, 2003)
MUSIC PLAYLIST: Bright Jewels, Bright Beats: It's All Music for the Eyes (By KELEFA SANNEH, Aug. 17, 2003)
MUSIC: Janacek's 'Vixen' Captured on a Cunning Little DVD (By MICHAEL BECKERMAN, Aug. 17, 2003)
THEATER: New Outlet for Rarely Seen Plays on Film (By JONATHAN MANDELL, Aug. 17, 2003)
THEATER: Drama for the Ear and the Imagination (By DAVID COTE, Aug. 17, 2003)
TV: Taking Back Television, One Disc at a Time (By EMILY NUSSBAUM, Aug. 17, 2003)
TV: Nothing Is Forever (Except TV Shows) (By LAURA M. HOLSON, Aug. 17, 2003)
TV: A Romance Between Mobsters and Their Mole (By JOYCE MILLMAN, Aug. 17, 2003)
STYLE: Sparkle Unleashed in Beasthampton [cocker spaniels] (By VANESSA GRIGORIADIS, Aug. 17, 2003)
VIEW: Faithfully, a Look Back in Wonder (By MIKE WISE, Aug. 17, 2003)
CULTURAL STUDIES: Poor Little Rich Girls, Throbbing to Shop (By GINIA BELLAFANT, Aug. 17, 2003)
Tonight's Special: Lever House (By WILLIAM L. HAMILTON, Aug. 17, 2003)
A NIGHT OUT WITH: The Boys of Board Town (By JULIA CHAPLIN, Aug. 17, 2003)
VOWS: Gay Salisbury and Terrence Cole (By LOIS SMITH BRADY, Aug. 17, 2003)
SPECIAL: FASHION OF THE TIMES (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
Britney Oops! The Ante (By GERRI HIRSHEY, Aug. 17, 2003)
The Nutty Marquesa (By PHOEBE EATON, Aug. 17, 2003)
Rubber Maids (By WILLIAM NORWICH, Aug. 17, 2003)
La Dolce Diva (By LISA EISNER AND ROMAN ALONSO, Aug. 17, 2003)
Andy Land (By INGRID SISCHY, Aug. 17, 2003)
Michelle, Ma Belle [Michelle Kwan] (By BENJAMIN CHO, Aug. 17, 2003)
It's a Mag, Mag, Mag, Mag World (By JOYCE CHANG, Aug. 17, 2003)
SLIDE SHOW: If 50 Is the New 40, What Is 60? [Laura Hutton] (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
TRAVEL: Warsaw's Heroic Cityscape (By ALISTAIR HORNE, Aug. 17, 2003)
* Where Chopin's Spirit Lives On (By PAULA BUTTURINI, Aug. 17, 2003)
WHAT'S DOING: In Tallinn [Estonia] (By MICHAEL WINES, Aug. 17, 2003)
Learning History, the Easy Way in Philadelphia (By LINDA GREENHOUSE, Aug. 17, 2003)
CYBERSCOUT: For Surfers, a Wave of Hotel Bargains (By BOB TEDESCHI, Aug. 17, 2003)
ESSAY: Step Onto the Ferry, and Summer Begins (By LILI WRIGHT, Aug. 17, 2003)
WEEK IN REVIEW: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
* PROBLEM WITH POWER: The System Did Not Fail. Yet the System Faile (By DANIEL YERGIN and LAWRENCE MAKOVICH, Aug. 17, 2003)
* Its Coils Tighten, and the Grid Bites Back (By JAMES GLANZ, Aug. 17, 2003)
READY. SET. SLOW.: Tiptoeing Along in the Middle East Two-Step (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 17, 2003)
HOLLYWOOD HYPESTERS: Los Angeles Hogs the Ballot and the Spotlight (By DEAN E. MURPHY, Aug. 17, 2003)
STICKS AND STONES: The Defanging of a Radical Epithet (By GEOFFREY NUNBERG, Aug. 17, 2003)
FLASH MOBS: Guess Some People Don't Have Anything Better to Do (By AMY HARMON, Aug. 17, 2003)
This Story Is Not Rated R. Everybody Please Read It. [PG-13 films] (By BERNARD WEINRAUB, Aug. 17, 2003)
CALIFORNIA WATCH: Adventures in Democracy: Recalling the Week That Was (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
Voices From the Dark (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
And in the Left and Right Corners... (By, Aug. 17, 2003)
The Reading File (By, Aug. 17, 2003)
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
* ON LANGUAGE: Puzzling (By MERRYL MALESKA WILBUR, Aug. 17, 2003)
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW: Help Wanted (By WALTER KIRN, Aug. 17, 2003)
QUESTIONS FOR NIKKI REED: Girls Just Want To Have Power (Interview by MONICA CORCORAN, Aug. 17, 2003)
ENCOUNTER: What a Year a Win Can Make [Golfer Rich Beem] (By GREG NETZER, Aug. 17, 2003)
THE ETHICIST: Don't Go There (By RANDY COHEN, Aug. 17, 2003)
COVER ARTICLE: Arms and the Man [Victor Bout] (By PETER LANDESMAN, Aug. 17, 2003)
* Fiddling With the Reception [CNN, Connie Chung] (By JASON ZENGERLE, Aug. 17, 2003)
Lost in the Music (By STEPHEN RODRICK, Aug. 17, 2003)
Bookies in Exile (By WILLIAM BERLIND, Aug. 17, 2003)
STYLE: Kooksville (Photographs by Marcus Mâm, Collages by Lipman, Aug. 17, 2003)
APPEARANCES: Making Up Is Hard to Do (By MARY TANNEN, Aug. 17, 2003)
FOOD: Dog Days [hot dogs] (By JONATHAN REYNOLDS, Aug. 17, 2003)
LIVES: Not All in the Family (By STEVE SALERNO, Aug. 17, 2003)
BOOK REVIEW: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 17, 2003)
* 'Einstein's Clocks, Poincare's Maps': It's About Time. It's About Space.
["Empires of Time" by Peter Galison] (By WILLIAM R. EVERDELL, Aug. 17, 2003)
* 'Kate Remembered': Bringing Up Biographer [A. Scott Berg] (By ROBERT GOTTLIEB, Aug. 17, 2003)
* 'Entering the Stone': Between a Rock and a Rock [Barbara Hurd] (By NAOMI WAX, Aug. 17, 2003)
'Bronx Ecology': Green, Rocky Road [Allen Hershkowitz] (By MIKE WALLACE, Aug. 17, 2003)
* 'Vanished Act': Weldon Who? ["Weldon Kees" by James Reide] (By MICHAEL HOFMANN, Aug. 17, 2003)
* 'Food, Inc.': I Say It's... Broccoli? [Peter Pringle] (By GREG CRITSER, Aug. 17, 2003)
'Love Me': Gunfight at the Oak Room Corral [Garrison Keillor] (By CARL HIAASEN, Aug. 17, 2003)
* HEALTH: New Therapies Pose Quandary for Medicare (By GINA KOLATA, Aug. 17, 2003)

Saturday, August 16, 2003:
On This Day: August 16 (Sarah Porter 8/16/1813-2/17/1900, St. Hohn Bosco 8/16/1815-1/31/1888, Jules Laforgue 8/16/1860-8/20/1887, George Meany 8/16/1894-1/10/1980, Wallace Henry Thurman 8/16/1902-12/22/1934, Wendell Stanley 8/16/1904-6/15/1971, Ernst Schumacher 8/16/1911-9/4/1977, Stuart A. Roosa 8/16/1933-12/12/1994, Shimon Peres 1923, Fess Parker 1925, Ann Blyth 1928, Robert Culp 1930, Frank Gifford 1930, Julie Newmar 1933, Anita Gillette 1936, Suzanne Farrell 1945, Lesley Ann Warren 1946, Kathy Lee Gifford 1953, James Cameron 1954, Angela Bassett 1958, Madonna 1958, Laura Innes 1959, Timothy Hutton 1960)
ELVIS PRESLEY DIES; ROCK SINGER WAS 42 (By MOLLY IVINS, August 16, 1977)
Menachem Begin, Guerrilla Leader Who Became Peacemaker, Dies at 78 [8/16/1913-3/9/1992] (NY Times, March 12, 1950)

Idi Amin, a Brutal Dictator of Uganda, Dies at 80 (By MICHAEL T. KAUFMAN, Aug. 16, 2003)
Ward Bennett, Who Designed With American Style, Dies at 85 (By JULIE V. IOVINE, Aug. 16, 2003)
James Romano, Curator Of Egyptian Art at Brooklyn, Dies at 56 (By GRACE GLUECK, Aug. 16, 2003)
Armand Gustaferro, 79, Who Set Standards for Concrete in Fires, Dies (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 16, 2003)
Harold Altman, Printmaker, Painter and Professor of Art, Dies at 79 (NYTIMES, Aug. 16, 2003)
Edward P. Alexander, 96, Museum Expert, Dies (NY TIMES, Aug. 16, 2003)
* NATIONAL: Complete Coverage: The Blackout (NY TIMES, Aug. 16, 2003)
* A Day Without Power [Slide Show] (NY TIMES, Aug. 16, 2003)
Detroit Sweats While It Waits for Electricity (By JODI WILGOREN and DANNY HAKIM, Aug. 16, 2003)
In Cleveland, a Dead Day, Empty Streets and Games (By JAMES DAO, Aug. 16, 2003)
Getting Off the Ground Remains a Big Challenge (By KATE ZERNIKE with JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, Aug. 16, 2003)
Everyone's Named in Race, Even the Big Blackout (By RICK LYMAN, Aug. 16, 2003)
* Newspapers in Stricken Cities Faced Biggest Challenges (By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK with BILL CARTER, Aug. 16, 2003)
* Publishing The Times Required Triage (NY TIMES, Aug. 16, 2003)
Midwest Police Face Trouble With Traffic, Not Looting (By ADAM LIPTAK, Aug. 16, 2003)
Aides Say Bush Waited for Facts Before Commenting on Blackout (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 16, 2003)
Which Party Gets the Blame? They Agree: It's the Other One (By DAVID M. HALBFINGER and KATHARINE Q. SEELYE, Aug. 16, 2003)
One Sniper Is Suspected in Three Killings in West Virginia (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 16, 2003)
WORLD: Israel Agrees to Turn Over 2 Cities in West Bank, Aiding Peace Plan (By IAN FISHER, Aug. 16, 2003)
TORONTO: After a Hot and Bothered Night, a Trickle of Power and a Forecast of Fitful Service
(By CLIFFORD KRAUSS, Aug. 16, 2003)
* ON THE LIGHT SIGHT: Baghdad on the Blackout: A Path to Enlightenment? (By JOHN TIERNEY, Aug. 16, 2003)
Libya Admits Culpability in Crash of Pan Am Plane (By FELICITY BARRINGER, Aug. 16, 2003)
Liberians Cross Capital's Former Front Line as Aid Arrives (By TIM WEINER, Aug. 16, 2003)
An Intensive Hunt Led to a Terror Suspect and, Officials Hope, Details of Future Plots (By SETH MYDANS with RAYMOND BONNER, Aug. 16, 2003)
Shiite Group Plans Militia to Protect Holy Sites From G.I.'s (By NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 16, 2003)
New York Fraud Ring No Surprise to Russian Drivers (By SABRINA TAVERNISE, Aug. 16, 2003)
* SATURDAY PROFILE: How India's Mother of Invention Built an Industry [Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw]
(By AMY WALDMAN, Aug. 16, 2003)
NY REGION: The Blackout, by the Numbers (NY TIMES, Aug. 16, 2003)
Cheers in New York City, but Parts of Midwest Are Lagging (By JAMES BARRON, Aug. 16, 2003)
Experts Asking Why Problems Spread So Far
(By MATTHEW L. WALD, RICHARD PERÉZ-PEÑA and NEELA BANERJEE, Aug. 16, 2003)
In New York City, Bright Dawn for Some, Hangover for Others (By JANNY SCOTT, Aug. 16, 2003)
THE MAYOR: Crisis Gives New York's Mayor a Stage to Show Leadership Skills (By WINNIE HU, Aug. 16, 2003)
A Comatose Transit System Awakens, Slowly (By RANDY KENNEDY, Aug. 16, 2003)
* RESTAURANTS: Many Businesses Swallow Hard, Then Throw Out Food (By ANDY NEWMAN and ANDREA ELLIOTT, Aug. 16, 2003)
RELIEF: Across the Region, Waiting for a Flicker: A Long Day's Journey Into Light (By JANE GROSS, Aug. 16, 2003)
WATER: Up on the Top Floors, Powerless and Parched (By MIKE McINTIRE, Aug. 16, 2003)
CRIME: This Time, Fewer Arrests as the City Stayed Dark (By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM, Aug. 16, 2003)
GOLF: Journeyman Leads as Oak Hill Has No Mercy [Shaun Micheel] (By CLIFTON BROWN, Aug. 16, 2003)
GOLF NOTEBOOK: Frustration Continues to Mount for Woods (By CLIFTON BROWN, Aug. 16, 2003)
YANKEES 6, ORIOLES 4: Boone Gets the Call, and Yanks Get the Victory (By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 16, 2003)
EDITORIAL: Rippling Down the Grid (NY TIMES, Aug. 16, 2003)
EDITORIAL: A Little Night Music (NY TIMES, Aug. 16, 2003)
* APPRECIATIONS: The Curatorial Voice: Kirk Varnedoe (By VERLYN KLINKENBORG, Aug. 16, 2003)
OP-ED: Blackouts, a Rite of New York (By FRANK MCCOURT, Aug. 16, 2003)
OP-ED: We're All on the Grid Together (By ALBERT-LÁSZLÓ BARABÁSI, Aug. 16, 2003)
OP-ED: Drunk on Power (By BILL RICHARDSON, Aug. 16, 2003)
OP-ED: An Industry Trapped by a Theory (By ROBERT KUTTNER, Aug. 16, 2003)
OP-ED: The Miracle Worker [Herb Brooks] (By VYACHESLAV FETISOV, Aug. 16, 2003)
* LETTERS: A City in Darkness: Reminders and Lessons (19 Letters) (By MEL EISNER, et. al., Aug. 16, 2003)
BUSINESS: Rumpled and Groggy, Wall Street Starts Trading Again
[Dow +11, Nasdaq +2] (By PATRICK McGEEHAN and JONATHAN FUERBRINGER, Aug. 16, 2003)
BUSINESS LOSSES: Insurers Say Most Policies Do Not Cover Power Failure (By JOSEPH B. TREASTER, Aug. 16, 2003)
THE ECONOMY: The Greatest Cost, Ultimately, May Be Just Inconvenience (By LOUIS UCHITELLE, Aug. 16, 2003)
Agency Settles Web Name Case [Amazon.com] (By REUTERS, Aug. 16, 2003)
Reports Offer Signs Economy Is Improving (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 16, 2003)
* Good Day for Concerns That Help Save Data (By JOHN SCHWARTZ, Aug. 16, 2003)
* Among Suffering Businesses, a Few Did Make Out (By LESLIE EATON, Aug. 16, 2003)
COMMUNICATIONS: Cellphone Failures Cause Many to Question Systems (By ANDREW ROSS SORKIN and MATT RICHTEL, Aug. 16, 2003)
Blackouts Take the Shine Off Costner's Comeback (By LAURA M. HOLSON and GERALDINE FABRIKANT, Aug. 16, 2003)
* ARTS: A Treasure Hunt for Lost Memories [Jewish life in Uruguay] (By SAMUEL G. FREEDMAN, Aug. 16, 2003)
ARTS: Newark to Nepal and Back (By FELICIA R. LEE, Aug. 16, 2003)
BOOKS: 'PARIS IN MIND': With Writers to Thank, We'll Always Have Paris (By FRANK J. PRIAL, Aug. 16, 2003)
MUSIC: 'L'UPUPA': Carried Away on the Wings of a Bird (By PAUL GRIFFITHS, Aug. 16, 2003)
* THINK TANK: Known to Everyone and No One [Isaac Newton] (NY TIMES, Aug. 16, 2003)
TV: 'RED WATER': In a River in Louisiana, Sharks Love Cajun Food (By RON WERTHEIMER, Aug. 16, 2003)

Friday, August 15, 2003:
On This Day: August 15 (Napoleon 8/15/1769-5/5/1821, Sir Walter Scott 8/15/1771-9/21/1832, Ethyl Barrymore 8/15/1879-6/18/1959, Edna Ferber 8/15/1887-4/46/1968, T. E. Lawrence 8/15/1888-5/19/1935, Louis-Victor Broglie 8/15/1892-3/19/1987, Bil Baird 8/15/1904-3/18/1987, Jack Lynch 8/15/1917-10/20/1999, Robert Bolt 8/15/1924-2/20/1995, John Cranko 8/15/1927-6/26/1973, Julia Child 1912, Rose-Marie 1923, Phyllis Schlafly 1924, Mike Connors 1925, Oscar Peterson 1925, Janice Rule 1931, Lori Nelson 1933, Vernon Jordan 1935, Stephen Breyer 1938, Linda Ellerbee 1944, Princess Anne 1950, Tess Harper 1950, Larry Mathews 1955, Ben Affleck 1972, Natasha Henstridge 1974)
India and Pakistan Become Nations; Clashes Continue (By ROBERT TRUMBULL, August 15, 1947)
Ethel Barrymore Is Dead at 79; One of Stage's 'Royal Family' [8/15/1879-6/18/1959] (NY Times, June 19, 1959)

* Kirk Varnedoe, 57, Curator Who Changed the Modern's Collection and Thinking, Dies (By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN, Aug. 15, 2003)
NATIONAL: Agency Quickly Concludes No Terrorists Were Involved (By PHILIP SHENON, Aug. 15, 2003)
ACROSS THE COUNTRY: Disruptions Big and Small in a Swath of the Midwest (By MONICA DAVEY and DANNY HAKIM, Aug. 15, 2003)
Delays and Disruptions at Airports (By KATE ZERNIKE with MICHELENE MAYNARD, Aug. 15, 2003)
THE PRESIDENT: Bush Doesn't Let Blackout Upset Lunch With Troops (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 15, 2003)
Host of Candidates Poses a Challenge for California Republicans (By DEAN E. MURPHY, Aug. 15, 2003)
F.B.I. Failed to Act on Spy Despite Signals, Report Says (By ERIC LICHTBLAU, Aug. 15, 2003)
Bush, in California, Sidesteps Recall Race (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 15, 2003)
WORLD: Suspect in Indonesia Bombings Is Captured in Asia (By DAVID JOHNSTON with RAYMOND BONNER, Aug. 15, 2003)
DISPATCHES: Baghdad on the Hudson (By MICHAEL R. GORDON, Aug. 15, 2003)
CANADA: Toronto Calmly Copes but Fears the Night (By CLIFFORD KRAUSS, Aug. 15, 2003)
200 U.S. Marines Land in Liberia to Aid African Force (By TIM WEINER, Aug. 15, 2003)
U.S. Apologizes for Baghdad Mosque Incident (By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr., Aug. 15, 2003)
Israelis Kill a Leader of Islamic Jihad, Which Vows Revenge (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 15, 2003)
Heat Is Easing in Europe, but Not for Leaders in France (By JOHN TAGLIABUE, Aug. 15, 2003)
* NY REGION: Midday Shutdowns Disrupt Millions (By JAMES BARRON, Aug. 15, 2003)
* People With Radios Suddenly Find an Eager Audience (By MIKE McINTIRE, Aug. 15, 2003)
Responding to a Blackout, but on Alert for Terrorism (By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM, Aug. 15, 2003)
In Frustration, Humor and Greed, a Powerless New York Endures (By DAVID BARSTOW, Aug. 15, 2003)
Power Failure Reveals a Creaky System, Energy Experts Believe (By DAVID FIRESTONE and RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA, Aug. 15, 2003)
Thousands Stranded on Foot by Crippled Trains, Crawling Buses and Traffic Gridlock
(By RANDY KENNEDY, Aug. 15, 2003)
* THE PAST: The Blackouts of '65 and '77 Became Defining Moments in the City's History
(By MARTIN GOTTLIEB and JAMES GLANZ, Aug. 15, 2003)
THE MAYOR: Bloomberg Tries to Be a Figure of Calm Authority (By MICHAEL COOPER, Aug. 15, 2003)
With Plumbers' Candles and Guest Traffic Cops, Region Perseveres (By DAISY HERNÁNDEZ, Aug. 15, 2003)
In Subways, in Traffic, in Elevators: All Stuck (By JANNY SCOTT, Aug. 15, 2003)
New York City Slows Its Losses, Holding Jobless Rate Steady (By JANNY SCOTT, Aug. 15, 2003)
The Word on the Street? For New York's Rats, It's 'Goodbye' (By WINNIE HU, Aug. 15, 2003)
SPORTS: Power Failure Keeps the Mets and Other Sports Off the Schedule (By RICHARD SANDOMIR, Aug. 15, 2003)
GOLF: Mickelson Helps Set Pace at the P.G.A. (By CLIFTON BROWN, Aug. 15, 2003)
SPORTS: Mickelson, Annoyed, Talks on His Terms (By DAVE ANDERSON, Aug. 15, 2003)
EDITORIALS: When the Lights Went Out (NY TIMES, Aug. 15, 2003)
FIXING ALBANY: New York Horse's Racing Society (NY TIMES, Aug. 15, 2003)
* OP-ED: Believe It, or Not [intellectual & religious divides] (By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF, Aug. 15, 2003)
OP-ED: Twilight Zone Economics (By PAUL KRUGMAN, Aug. 15, 2003)
OP-ED: Swimming to Montana (By MAILE MELOY, Aug. 15, 2003)
* OP-ED: A Land Governed by Film Stars [India] (By SHASHI THAROOR, Aug. 15, 2003)
LETTERS: Recovery Without Jobs? No Way (5 Letters) (LUANA K. LEWIS, et. al., Aug. 15, 2003)
LETTERS: When Baseball Is the Stuff of Dreams (3 Letters) (By NICHOLAS FLATTERY, et. al., Aug. 15, 2003)
LETTERS: Wisdom of the Indians (By ERIC CHEYFITZ, Aug. 15, 2003)
LETTERS: Campaign Bloggers (By HENRY WONG, Aug. 15, 2003)
BUSINESS: Shares Close Higher; Futures Fall After Power Failure
[Dow +39, Nasdaq +14] (By REUTERS, Aug. 15, 2003)
* THE MARKETS: Wall St. Shifts to Backups, but Much Commerce Halts
(By PATRICK McGEEHAN and JOHN SCHWARTZ, Aug. 15, 2003)
THE MEDIA: Caught Up in the Event, While Unraveling Its Cause
(By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and JACQUES STEINBERG, Aug. 15, 2003)
* COMMUNICATIONS: When Wireless Phones Failed, Callers Turned to Land Lines
(By MATT RICHTEL and SIMON ROMERO, Aug. 15, 2003)
Trying On the Familiar, and Liking It (By TRACIE ROZHON and RUTH LA FERLA, Aug. 15, 2003)
FLOYD NORRIS: Not Much Job Growth, but Mediocre May Look Good in 2004 (By FLOYD NORRIS, Aug. 15, 2003)
ADVERTISING: Ventura Not Ready for Prime Time, MSNBC Decides (By JIM RUTENBERG with CHARLIE LeDUFF, Aug. 15, 2003)
* Property Slump Ruins Many in Hong Kong (By KEITH BRADSHER, Aug. 15, 2003)
Dell Profit Rises 24% as PC Sales Show Strength (By REUTERS, Aug. 15, 2003)
* Letting Nature Run Its Course, and Making Money From It (By HEATHER TIMMONS, Aug. 15, 2003)
ART: Where Small Shows Offer Big Ideas (By HOLLAND COTTER, Aug. 15, 2003)
ARTS: In a Pocket of Queens, 'City' Meets 'Garden' [Forest Hills] (By PETER HELLMAN, Aug. 15, 2003)
ART: 'MIRACLE IN THE SCRAP HEAP': Giving Life to the Debris of a Mechanized World
(By ROBERTA SMITH, Aug. 15, 2003)
ART: 'A.I.M. 23': A Mix of Works in the Bronx (By KEN JOHNSON, Aug. 15, 2003)
ART: 'YANKEE REMIX'; 'FANTASTIC': Making History a Part of Today With Some Artifacts and Whimsy
(By GRACE GLUECK, Aug. 15, 2003)
ART Listings (NY TIMES, Aug. 15, 2003)
ANTIQUES: Sagaponack Had a Farm, E-I-E-I-O (By WENDY MOONAN, Aug. 15, 2003)
FILM: 'OPEN RANGE': Good and Evil Shoot It Out (By A. O. SCOTT, Aug. 15, 2003)
FILM: 'AMERICAN SPLENDOR': A Comics Guy, Outside the Box (By ELVIS MITCHELL, Aug. 15, 2003)
FILM: 'UPTOWN GIRLS': Down on Her Guccis but With a Heart of Platinum (By STEPHEN HOLDEN, Aug. 15, 2003)
FILM: 'GRIND': The Art of Skateboarding, With Hormones Ascendant (By STEPHEN HOLDEN, Aug. 15, 2003)
MUSIC: MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL: Matching Classical Mozart With 'Classical' Prokofiev
(By JEREMY EICHLER, Aug. 15, 2003)
THEATER: The Actor's Life for Me, Fringewise (By JESSE McKINLEY, Aug. 15, 2003)
THEATER: 'ALL MY SONS': Guilt and Doubt Cast Shadows on a Sunny Future (By BRUCE WEBER, Aug. 15, 2003)
TV: 'THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE': Tryannies of Fate and Character From a Master Storyteller
(By MARGO JEFFERSON, Aug. 15, 2003)
SCIENCE: Experts Urge a Reprieve for the Hubble Space Telescope (By DENNIS OVERBYE, Aug. 15, 2003)
SCIENCE: Introduction of Nonnative Oysters Into Bay Should Wait, Study Says (By JAMES DAO, Aug. 15, 2003)
HEALTH: Study Finds Smoking and TB Form a Deadly Combination (By LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN, Aug. 15, 2003)

Thursday, August 14, 2003:
On This Day: August 14 (Paolo Sarpi 8/14/1552-1/14/1623, Cosimo III 8/14/1642-10/31/1723, Letitia Landon 8/14/1802-10/10/15/1838, Ernest Thompson Seton 8/14/1860-10/23/1946, Ernest Thayer 8/14/1863-8/12/1940, John Galsworthy 8/14/1867-1/31/1933, Daniel Jackling 8/14/1869-3/13/1956, Ediardp Japan Surrenders, End of War! (By ARTHUR KROCK, August 14, 1945)
Dr. A. J. Dempster, Physicist, 63, Dead [8/14/1886-3/11/1950] (NY Times, March 12, 1950)

Lady Diana Mosley, Fascist Who Dazzled, Dies at 93 (By SARAH LYALL, Aug. 14, 2003)
* Armand Borel, 80, a Leader in 20th-Century Mathematics, Dies (By PAUL LEWIS, Aug. 14, 2003)
Judge Fred I. Parker, Who Served on the Second Circuit, Dies at 65 (By WOLFGANG SAXON, Aug. 14, 2003)
Arafat's Sister, 77, Dies in a Cairo Hospital (NY TIMES, Aug. 14, 2003)
* NATIONAL: Bush Says There Is No Sign of Terrorism (By KIRK SEMPLE, Aug. 14, 2003)
U.S. May Fine Some Who Shielded Iraq Sites (By ADAM LIPTAK, Aug. 14, 2003)
Race Officially On: 135 Are Candidates in California Recall (By DEAN E. MURPHY, Aug. 14, 2003)
F.B.I. Asserts Dealer Was Aware Airliner Would Be Missile Target (By DAVID JOHNSTON and PHILIP SHENON, Aug. 14, 2003)
Kentucky Gubernatorial Race Is Test for Bush on Economy (By JAMES DAO, Aug. 14, 2003)
Nominee for E.P.A. Defends His Job as Utah Governor [Leavitt] (By MICHAEL JANOFSKY, Aug. 14, 2003)
WORLD: Gunmen and Civilians Loot Supplies From Liberian Port (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 14, 2003)
BUENOS AIRES JOURNAL: A Street Battle Rages in Argentina's 150 Years War (By LARRY ROHTER, Aug. 14, 2003)
New American-Style TV Show Is Beamed to Tehran in Persian (NY TIMES, Aug. 14, 2003)
U.S. Abandons Idea of Bigger U.N. Role in Iraq Occupation (By STEVEN R. WEISMAN with FELICITY BARRINGER, Aug. 14, 2003)
* NY REGION: What's 50, Curvy and Full of Air? (By MARC SANTORA, Aug. 14, 2003)
Friendship Drew 4 to Raging Falls, and Death (By LYDIA POLGREEN with PATRICK HEALY, Aug. 14, 2003)
METRO MATTERS: Making Light of the Season of Absurdity (By JOYCE PURNICK, Aug. 14, 2003)
* SPORTS: There's the Hall of Fame, Then There's Barry Bonds (By HARVEY ARATON, Aug. 14, 2003)
Ted Williams Tale Gets Stranger by the Day (By RICHARD SANDOMIR, Aug. 14, 2003)
GOLF: Watson Is Playing Well During His Spiritual Year (By DAVE ANDERSON, Aug. 14, 2003)
FOOTBALL: Edwards to Help Testaverde Reach 40,000 Yards [Marino has 61,361] (By GERALD ESKENAZI, Aug. 14, 2003)
ROYALS 11, YANKEES 0: Royals' Rout of Yanks Means Free Doughnuts (By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 14, 2003)
EDITORIAL: White House Fantasies on Iraq (NY TIMES, Aug. 14, 2003)
EDITORIAL: Rusticles on the Titanic (NY TIMES, Aug. 14, 2003)
OP-ED: No Work, No Homes (By BOB HERBERT, Aug. 14, 2003)
OP-ED: Nuclear Power Can Work (By JOHN DEUTCH and ERNEST MONIZ, Aug. 14, 2003)
OP-ED: Will Calgary Be the Next Kuwait? (By MANIK TALWANI, Aug. 14, 2003)
LETTERS: But Can We Win the Peace? (6 Letters) (FRANK GREENHALGH, et. al., Aug. 14, 2003)
LETTERS: Kerry, Dean and Iraq (By BRIAN DAVID JENNINGS, Aug. 14, 2003)
BUSINESS: Treasury Yields at Highest Level in Year as Shares Slide
[Dow -38, Nasdaq -0.4] (By REUTERS, Aug. 14, 2003)
Deal Reached on Subsidies for Farmers (By PAUL MELLER with DAVID BARBOZA, Aug. 14, 2003)
A Lump-Sum Threat to Pension Funds (By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, Aug. 14, 2003)
Burlington Made to Order for Investor Seeking a Test (By CLAUDIA H. DEUTSCH, Aug. 14, 2003)
* ECONOMIC SCENE: The Eye of the Beholder [price & value] (By VIRGINIA POSTREL, Aug. 14, 2003)
* ADVERTISING: Wal-Mart, Aware Its Image Suffers, Studies Repairs (By CONSTANCE L. HAYS, Aug. 14, 2003)
Microsoft to Change Distribution of Vulnerable Software (By JOHN MARKOFF, Aug. 14, 2003)
Seven Airlines Get Clearance for Flights to South Iraq (By EDWARD WONG, Aug. 14, 2003)
ARTS: 100 Years Ago, When the Arts Found Woodstock (By BENJAMIN GENOCCHIO, Aug. 14, 2003)
ART: Indonesian Art With Attitude (By JANE PERLEZ, Aug. 14, 2003)
BOOKS: 'THE KNOWN WORLD': His Brother's Keeper in Antebellum Virginia (By JANET MASLIN, Aug. 14, 2003)
* DANCE: AN APPRECIATION: Gregory Hines: From Time Step to Timeless (By SALLY R. SOMMER, Aug. 14, 2003)
MOSTLY MOZART: 'IL RE PASTORE': Opera of Royalty and Love, With Music by a 19-Year-Old
(By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, Aug. 14, 2003)
POP LIFE: Flying Above the Shadows (By NEIL STRAUSS, Aug. 14, 2003)
ROCK: Perplexing New Routes to the Indies, via Brooklyn (By KELEFA SANNEH, Aug. 14, 2003)
THEATER: 'LYPSINKA! AS I LAY LIP-SYNCHING': Lip-Reading Epics That Fly Thick and Fast
(By MARGO JEFFERSON, Aug. 14, 2003)
CIRCUITS: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 14, 2003)
* A Young Writers' Roundtable, via the Web (By LISA GUERNSEY, Aug. 14, 2003)
* All Quiet on Campus Save the Click of Keys (By KATIE HAFNER, Aug. 14, 2003)
STATE OF THE ART: A Palmful of Goodies for the Undergrad (By DAVID POGUE, Aug. 14, 2003)
ONLINE SHOPPER: Everything for the Pointy-Pencil Crowd (By MICHELLE SLATALLA, Aug. 14, 2003)
* WHAT'S NEXT: As Belated Converts, Schools Keep Vigil for Internet2 (By JEFFREY SELINGO, Aug. 14, 2003)
BASICS: To Each, His Own: Sharing a Family PC (By IAN AUSTEN, Aug. 14, 2003)
Making the Grades, and the Films, Too (By DAVID BERNSTEIN, Aug. 14, 2003)
* ONLINE DIARY: Can Johnny Blog? (By PAMELA LiCALZI O'CONNELL, Aug. 14, 2003)
With the Apples Arriving by E-Mail, Teachers Adapt (By BARNABY J. FEDER, Aug. 14, 2003)
For Luscious Laptop Listening, a Wireless Link to the Hi-Fi (By IAN AUSTEN, Aug. 14, 2003)
* Among the Ivy, a Campus Tour Guide That Beeps [Cornell] (By JIM CARRIER, Aug. 14, 2003)
* Swing Your Partner: A Square Dance of Synonyms and Antonyms (By MATTHEW MIRAPAUL, Aug. 14, 2003)
NEWS WATCH: For Small Spaces, a Printer That Does Triple Duty (By J.D. BIERSDORFER, Aug. 14, 2003)
Essay Texts? This Encyclopedia Booms, Flows and Rotates (By YI CAI ISAAC TONG, Aug. 14, 2003)
Miss Mom? A Hometown Honey? Calls Are On the House (KATIE HAFNER, Aug. 14, 2003)
* A Tutor With the Textbook Key Unleashes Your Inner Einstein [Hotmath] (By ALAN KRAUSS, Aug. 14, 2003)
Q & A: Smaller and Smarter: The DVD Advantage (By J. D. BIERSDORFER, Aug. 14, 2003)
HEALTH: Aspirin Used to Fight Rare Cancer Tumors (By REUTERS, Aug. 14, 2003)

Wednesday, August 13, 2003:
On This Day: August 13 (George Grove 8/13/1820-5/28/1900, Annie Oakley 8/13/1860-11/3/1926, Salvador Luria 8/13/1912-2/6/1991)
East German Troops Seal Border With West Berlin to Block Refugee Escape (By REUTERS, August 13, 1961)
Alfred Hitchcock Dies; A Master of Suspense
[8/13/1889-4/29/1980] (By PETER B. FLINT, April 30, 1980)

Billy Rogell, 98, Star Shortstop in the 1930's, Dies (By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN, Aug. 13, 2003)
Martha Chase, 75, Researcher Who Aided in DNA Experiment, Dies (By STUART LAVIETES, Aug. 13, 2003)
* NATIONAL: California's Embattled Governor Gains a New Adviser: Bill Clinton (By ADAM NAGOURNEY, Aug. 13, 2003)
Use of Old Maps Is Faulted in Pennsylvania Mine Drama (By MATTHEW L. WALD, Aug. 13, 2003)
G.O.P. Legislators in Florida Criticize Bush on Cuba (By ABBY GOODNOUGH, Aug. 13, 2003)
EDUCATION: Summer Is a Perilous Time for Classroom Pets (By SAM DILLON, Aug. 13, 2003)
WORLD: Rebels Agree to Ease Grip on Liberia (By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 13, 2003)
Islamic Militants Said to Infiltrate Iraq to Battle the U.S. Occupiers (By NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 13, 2003)
Panel on Scientist's Death Hears BBC Reporter (By ALAN COWELL, Aug. 13, 2003)
U.S. Weighs Reward if North Korea Scraps Nuclear Arms (By STEVEN R. WEISMAN, Aug. 13, 2003)
LETTER FROM THE MIDDLE EAST: How Ben-Gurion Did It: Is Everyone Listening? (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 13, 2003)
Hungary's Woes Rattle a Zone About to Join the New Europe (By MARK LANDLER, Aug. 13, 2003)
* NY REGION: Investigators Say Fraud Ring Staged Thousands of Crashes (By PATRICK HEALY, Aug. 13, 2003)
Great Haven for Families, but Don't Bring Children (By LAURA MANSNERUS, Aug. 13, 2003)
HUMAN NATURE: Saving the Farm on Long Island Sound (By KIRK JOHNSON, Aug. 13, 2003)
SPORTS: U.S. Sprinter Loses Golds After Failing Doping Test (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 13, 2003)
YANKEES 6, ROYALS 0: Posada and Mussina End the Yanks' Slide (By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 13, 2003)
* Magazine Reports Ted Williams Is Stored Frozen in Two Pieces (By RICHARD SANDOMIR, Aug. 13, 2003)
EDITORIAL: A Get-Along Voice at the E.P.A. (NY TIMES, Aug. 13, 2003)
* OP-ED: Blah Blah Blog (By MAUREEN DOWD, Aug. 13, 2003)
* OP-ED: Power and Peril [Iraq] (By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, Aug. 13, 2003)
* OP-ED: Speak, O Muse, of Strategic Synergy (By RANDALL ROTHENBERG, Aug. 13, 2003)
OP-ED: When Will the Killer Bikes Come for Chuwit? (By JOHN BURDETT, Aug. 13, 2003)
LETTERS: It's Circus Time in California (7 Letters) (By LAURENCE HARMAN, et. al., Aug. 13, 2003)
LETTERS: Why We're Tuning Out TV News (3 Letters) (By JANIS MCDONALD, et. al., Aug. 13, 2003)
LETTERS: Hussein and 9/11 (By WESLEY K. CLARK, Aug. 13, 2003)
LETTERS: The Air After 9/11 (By JENNIFER TURLEY EPELBAUM, Aug. 13, 2003)
BUSINESS: Retailers in the Lead as Fed's Decision Spurs a Rally
[Dow +93, Nasdaq +26] (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 13, 2003)
Fed Maintains Its Key Rate and Suggests No Shift Soon (By EDMUND L. ANDREWS, Aug. 13, 2003)
* PORTFOLIOS: Low Rates Could Be Nudge Stocks Need (By JONATHAN FUERBRINGER, Aug. 13, 2003)
Looking for Calm, Merrill Rehires Popular Executive (By PATRICK McGEEHAN, Aug. 13, 2003)
ARTS: Senator Wants to 'Promote Some Diversity' in Congressional Artwork (By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG, Aug. 13, 2003)
BOOKS: 'MARIANNE IN CHAINS': Survivors, Not Heroes or Villains, in Occupied France
(By ALAN RIDING, Aug. 13, 2003)
DANCE: SMUIN BALLET: Gershwin in Gloom and Sunlight, With Boundless Energy (By JACK ANDERSON, Aug. 13, 2003)
MUSIC CRITIC: A California New Music Festival, but Not All New or All California (By JOHN ROCKWELL, Aug. 13, 2003)
ROCK: LIZ PHAIR: A Singer Dares the Fans to Take Her Seriously (By KELEFA SANNEH, Aug. 13, 2003)
THEATER: 'SMOKE': Shuffling Off a Mortal Coil, but Not Without a Fight (By JENNIFER DUNNING, Aug. 13, 2003)
FOOD: Looking Up an Old Love on the Streets of Vietnam (By R. W. APPLE Jr., Aug. 13, 2003)
FOOD CRITIC: Jeremiah Tower Grills His Peers (By WILLIAM GRIMES, Aug. 13, 2003)
* A Race to Master the Art of French Cooking [Julie Powell] (By AMANDA HESSER, Aug. 13, 2003)
FOOD STUFF: Baby Is a Sweetie, if a Tad Unlovely (By FLORENCE FABRICANT, Aug. 13, 2003)
THE CHEF: The Grill Drill Puts Pork Chops at Attention (By SAM SIFTON, Aug. 13, 2003)
THE MINIMALIST: Squid in a Pinch (By MARK BITTMAN, Aug. 13, 2003)

Tuesday, August 12, 2003:
On This Day: August 12 (Robert Mills 8/12/1781-3/3/1855, Lillie Devereux Blake 8/12/1833-12/30/1833, James Brady 8/12/1856-4/13/1917, Katherine Lee Bates 8/12/1859-3/28/1929, Genavente y Martinez Jacinto 8/12/1866-7/14/1954, Mary Roberts Rinehart 8/12/1876-9/22/1958, Christy Mathewson 8/12/1880-10/7/1925, Vincent Bendix 8/12/1882-3/27/1945, George Bellows 8/12/1882-1/8/1925, Oscar Hoomolka 8/12/1898-1/27/1978, Alexis 8/12/1904-7/16/1918, Cantinflas 8/12/1911-4/20/1993, Michael Kidd 1919, Dale Bumpers 1925, Porter Wagoner 1927, Buck Owens 1929, George Hamilton 1939, Jennifer Warren 1941, Kid Creole 1950, Sam J. Jones 1954, Pete Sampas 1971)
Spanish-American War Suspended, Peace Assured (By SIDNEY SHALETT, August 13, 1898)
Cecil De Mille, 77, Pioneer of Movies, Dead in Hollywood
[8/12/1881-1/21/1959] (NY TIMES, January 22, 1959)

* 'Miracle on Ice' Coach Herb Brooks, 66, Dies in Auto Accident (By GERALD ESKENAZI, Aug. 12, 2003)
Bonnie August, 56, Clothing Designer, Dies (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 12, 2003)
Alonzo Pettie, 93, a Creator of a Black Rodeo, Dies (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 12, 2003)
Jacques Deray, Directed Crime Films, Is Dead at 74 (NY TIMES, Aug. 12, 2003)
NATIONAL: U.S. Arrests British Man Accused of Plotting to Sell Missile (By DAVID JOHNSTON and PHILIP SHENON, Aug. 12, 2003)
NATIONAL: How to Run a Recall Election: Begin by Juggling the Alphabet (By DEAN E. MURPHY, Aug. 12, 2003)
Bush Nominates Utah Governor to Lead E.P.A. [Michael O. Leavitt] (By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE, Aug. 12, 2003)
Medicare Fees for Physicians in Line for Cuts (By ROBERT PEAR, Aug. 12, 2003)
* Sad Days for Mermaids of the Sequined Sort [Weeki Wachee, FL] (By ABBY GOODNOUGH, Aug. 12, 2003)
Changing of a Bush Guard From Tiger to Teddy Bear (By JIM RUTENBERG, Aug. 12, 2003)
WORLD: NATO Takes Control of Peace Force in Kabul (By AMY WALDMAN, Aug. 12, 2003)
NEWS ANALYSIS: New Activism by African Nations: Joining Forces to Solve Disputes
(By MARC LACEY, Aug. 12, 2003)
Iraqis Name Team to Devise Way to Draft Constitution (By DEXTER FILKINS, Aug. 12, 2003)
Blair Did Not Knowingly Use False Report, Inquiry Is Told (By ALAN COWELL, Aug. 12, 2003)
CARMARTHEN JOURNAL: A Nagging Pain in Britain: How to Find a Dentist (By LIZETTE ALVAREZ, Aug. 12, 2003)
* 2 Nations Set Aside Ill Will for an Ill Child (By DAVID ROHDE, Aug. 12, 2003)
Saudi Denies U.S. Report of Likely Link to a Suspect (By DAVID JOHNSTON, Aug. 12, 2003)
Relic of War Adds to Strain in Beijing Ties With Tokyo (By JOSEPH KAHN, Aug. 12, 2003)
Leader of Liberia Surrenders Power and Enters Exile (By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 12, 2003)
U.S. Aims to Back Nigerians, Without Sending In More Marines (By THOM SHANKER, Aug. 12, 2003)
* NY REGION: A New Focus on Families This Sept. 11 ["Tribute in Light] (By JENNIFER STEINHAUER, Aug. 12, 2003)
A Tent Revival. Yes, in Brooklyn. (By DIANE CARDWELL, Aug. 12, 2003)
An Actor's New Role: Fund-Raising (By MICHAEL COOPER, Aug. 12, 2003)
New Jersey Saved! Blob That Wouldn't Die, Does (By JILL P. CAPUZZO, Aug. 12, 2003)
* TUNNEL VISION: Where Steel Itself Turns to Dust, Breathe Carefully
[48,000 steel wheels, 600 miles rail] (By RANDY KENNEDY, Aug. 12, 2003)
President of Rutgers University Is Robbed of Wallet (By MARIA NEWMAN, Aug. 12, 2003)
* Hiker, 18, Beats Back an Attacking Bear [bear planned to eat her] (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 12, 2003)
SPORTS: The Unparalleled Coach of a Remarkable Team (By DAVE ANDERSON, Aug. 12, 2003)
BASEBALL: Rebuilding, the Royals Stand Atop the Heap (By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 12, 2003)
BASEBALL: Alou Takes Long Road to Success (By JACK CURRY, Aug. 12, 2003)
EDITORIAL: Bringing Peace to Liberia (NY TIMES, Aug. 12, 2003)
OP-ED: Where Is Thy Sting? (By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF, Aug. 12, 2003)
OP-ED: Thanks for the M.R.E.'s (By PAUL KRUGMAN, Aug. 12, 2003)
OP-ED: What You Do Know Can't Hurt You (By RICHARD A. FRIEDMAN, Aug. 12, 2003)
OP-ED: American Dream, Dominican Nightmare (By ROBERTO GONZALEZ ECHEVARIA, Aug. 12, 2003)
LETTERS: For Democrats, 'Lite' Won't Win (6 Letters) (By KATHY GALLIGAN, et. al., Aug. 12, 2003)
LETTERS: Will Islam Accept Moderate Muslims? (3 Letters) (By K. T. BARNES, et. al., Aug. 12, 2003)
LETTERS: Arnold's Image (By MASSIMO MAZZUCCO, Aug. 12, 2003)
BUSINESS: Technology Shares Lead Advance on Eve of Fed Meeting
[Dow +26, Nasdaq +17] (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 12, 2003)
Fed Suggests It May Keep Rates Low for Some Time to Come (By EDMUND L. ANDREWS, Aug. 12, 2003)
Profit Drops at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (By CONSTANCE L. HAYS, Aug. 12, 2003)
OPERATING PROFITS: How One Hospital Benefited on Questionable Operations
(By KURT EICHENWALD, Aug. 12, 2003)
Deflation at Bay, Fed Is Expected to Stay Course (By EDMUND L. ANDREWS, Aug. 12, 2003)
* AOL Seeks a Separation in Name Only (By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, Aug. 12, 2003)
ADVERTISING: A Tongue-in-Cheek Candidate (By STUART ELLIOTT, Aug. 12, 2003)
Even After SARS, Airlines Suffer on Asian Routes (By EDWARD WONG, Aug. 12, 2003)
* ON THE GROUND: The Ancient City of Athens Is Sprucing Itself Up (By TANYA MOHN, Aug. 12, 2003)
BUSINESS TRAVEL: For Flight Attendants, Stress Comes With the Job (By FRANCINE PARNES, Aug. 12, 2003)
* TECNOLOGY: From Hewlett, Digital Cameras, Bells and Whistles (By MATT RICHTEL, Aug. 12, 2003)
* Fast Spreading Worm Attacks Microsoft Windows (By KIRK SEMPLE, Aug. 12, 2003)
ART: St. Louis Shares in the Glow of the Max Beckmann Spotlight (By STEPHEN KINZER, Aug. 12, 2003)
DANCE: JACOB'S PILLOW FESTIVAL: Lovers' Routine of Quarreling and Sweet Reconciliation
(By JACK ANDERSON, Aug. 12, 2003)
MUSIC: The Carnegie-Philharmonic Ballet (By ROBIN POGREBIN, Aug. 12, 2003)
MUSIC: Slim Shady, Watch It: Asian Rapper's Got It (By ERIN CHAN, Aug. 12, 2003)
* MUSIC: Patti Page, Proving That Simple Songs Endure (By BERNARD WEINRAUB, Aug. 12, 2003)
POP: REGGAETON SUMMERFEST: A Caribbean Party With a Hip-Hop Beat (By JON PARELES, Aug. 12, 2003)
ROCK: IGGY POP: Still Wildly Gyrating After All These Years (By JON PARELES, Aug. 12, 2003)
THEATER: 'MATT AND BEN': Bad Will Hunting, Armed With Venom Darts (By BRUCE WEBER, Aug. 12, 2003)
* SCIENCE: Newfound Moons Tell Secrets of Solar System [Jupiter's 61 moons] (By HENRY FOUNTAIN, Aug. 12, 2003)
String, and Knot, Theory of Inca Writing (By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD, Aug. 12, 2003)
Why the Great Smog of London Was Anything but Great (By ERIC NAGOURNEY, Aug. 12, 2003)
* ESSAY: Contrarian's Contrarian: Galileo's Science Polemics (By GEORGE JOHNSON, Aug. 12, 2003)
* When the Brain Grabs a Tune and Won't Let Go (By JESSICA KOVLER, Aug. 12, 2003)
Degrees of Separation Are Likely More Than 6, Especially in E-Mail Age (By KENNETH CHANG, Aug. 12, 2003)
* OBSERVATORY: Color Them Old (By HENRY FOUNTAIN, Aug. 12, 2003)
Q & A: Crying Your Eyes Out (By C. CLAIBORNE RAY, Aug. 12, 2003)
HEALTH: Annual Physical Checkup May Be an Empty Ritual (By GINA KOLATA, Aug. 12, 2003)
Herbs for Hot Flashes: New Attention, Mixed Results (By LESLIE BERGER, Aug. 12, 2003)
* PERSONAL HEALTH: 'Normal' Blood Pressure: Health Watchdogs Are Resetting the Risk
(By JANE E. BRODY, Aug. 12, 2003)
The New Yorker Who Changed the Diet of the South (By HOWARD MARKEL, Aug. 12, 2003)
Malaria Parasite's Dance Uncovered, Using DNA (By NICHOLAS WADE, Aug. 12, 2003)
THE DOCTOR'S WORLD: A Specialist in Fighting New Diseases (By LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN. M.D., Aug. 12, 2003)
CASES: Late Lesson in Sensitivity for Doctor (By LAURA NOVAK, Aug. 12, 2003)
VITAL SIGNS: Risks and Remedies: Gambling and Parkinson's Drug (By JOHN O'NEIL, Aug. 12, 2003)
VITAL SIGNS: Causes and Effects: From Dried Bat Skin, a Toxic Clue (By JOHN O'NEIL, Aug. 12, 2003)

Monday, August 11, 2003:
On This Day: August 11 (Hugh MacDiarmid 8/11/1892-9/9/1978, Louise Bogan 8/11/1897-2/4/1970, Alex Haley 8/11/1921-2/10/1992)
New Negro Riots Erupt on Coast in Los Angeles (By PETER BART, August 13, 1965)
Alex Haley, 70, Author of 'Roots,' Dies
[8/11/1921-2/10/1992] (By ERIC PACE, February 11, 1992)

* Gregory Hines, Dancer and Actor, Dies at 57 (By JENNIFER DUNNING, Aug. 11, 2003)
Louis Lasagna, 80, a Doctor and an Expert on Placebos, Dies (By NORA KRUG, Aug. 11, 2003)
Saxon Riley, Dies at 64, Lloyd's Leader in Post-Sept. 11 Insurance Crisis (By JOSEPH B. TREASTER, Aug. 11, 2003)
* NATIONAL: In Full Field, It's All About Schwarzenegger (By CHARLIE LeDUFF and ALAN FEUER, Aug. 11, 2003)
Bush's Task in California: Avoid Recall Fray (By ADAM NAGOURNEY with ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 11, 2003)
A Copy of the Bill of Rights Has Resurfaced, but Who Owns It? (By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, Aug. 11, 2003)
THE TROOPS: Chance of a Short Trip Home for Soldiers on Yearlong Tour (By THOM SHANKER, Aug. 11, 2003)
Cosmonaut Weds in Space (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 11, 2003)
WHITE HOUSE LETTER: If You Can't Take the Heat, Get Out of Crawford (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 11, 2003)
* A Flurry of Dust, Hooves and Danger [Suicide Race, Okanogan River] (NY TIMES, Aug. 11, 2003)
WORLD: ENERGY: Riots Continue Over Fuel Crisis in Iraq's South (By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. and ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 11, 2003)
BASRA: Refugees Come Home to a Strange Land (By ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 11, 2003)
On Knife Edge, Liberia Awaits Taylor's Move (By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 11, 2003)
Hot Europe Grows Hotter (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 11, 2003)
YOKOSUKA JOURNAL: Ripples From Perry's Ships Are Still Felt in Japan (By NORIMITSU ONISHI, Aug. 11, 2003)
Antitobacco Trend Has Reached Europe (By LIZETTE ALVAREZ, Aug. 11, 2003)
Ratings Hurt South Korean Leader Before Talks (By JAMES BROOKE, Aug. 11, 2003)
NY REGION: For Mom's Cooking, 2,200 Miles Isn't Too Far (By ANDREA ELLIOTT, Aug. 11, 2003)
HARD TIMES: On Tidy Block, a Pile of Garbage Grows, and So Does Frustration
(By ANTHONY DePALMA, Aug. 11, 2003)
METRO MATTERS: Legislators Make Cyborgs Look Cuddly [California Recall]
(By JOYCE PURNICK, Aug. 11, 2003)
* METROPOLITAN DIARY: Dear Diary (By JOE ROGERS, Aug. 11, 2003)
SPORTS: Woods Is Favored, but No Longer Feared (By CLIFTON BROWN, Aug. 11, 2003)
EDITORIAL: HARVESTING POVERTY: Napoleon's Bittersweet Legacy (NY TIMES, Aug. 11, 2003)
OP-ED: The Art of the False Impression (By BOB HERBERT, Aug. 11, 2003)
OP-ED: How the 'Radicals' Can Save the Democrats (By SAM TANENHAUS, Aug. 11, 2003)
* OP-ED: Spam I Am (By SPARROW, Aug. 11, 2003)
OP-ED: What the U.S. Owes Liberia (By ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF, Aug. 11, 2003)
LETTERS: The Debate Over Antidepressants (5 Letters) (By LYDIA LEWIS, et. al., Aug. 11, 2003)
LETTERS: For Halliburton, Iraq Is a Cash Cow (By PAUL ROCKLIN, Aug. 11, 2003)
LETTERS: Picking Roommates: Choice or Chance? (2 Letters) (By CAROL STEELE, et. al., Aug. 11, 2003)
LETTERS: August 1945, and the Decision to Drop the Bomb (By GAR ALPEROVITZ, Aug. 11, 2003)
BUSINESS: Fast Company's New Life in the Slow Lane (By DAVID CARR, Aug. 11, 2003)
From Creator of 'C.S.I.,' Testimonials to Himself (By BILL CARTER, Aug. 11, 2003)
Suffering News Burnout? The Rest of America Is, Too (By JIM RUTENBERG, Aug. 11, 2003)
MOST POPULAR MEDIA: 'S.W.A.T.' in Top Movie Spot (NY TIMES, Aug. 11, 2003)
MARKET PLACE: Stirrings in Market for New Issues (By LAURIE J. FLYNN, Aug. 11, 2003)
* TECHNOLOGY: The Bandwagon to Fight Spam Hits a Bump (By SAUL HANSELL, Aug. 11, 2003)
NEW ECONOMY: Futures Trading and the Internet (By STEVEN WEBER and PHILIP TETLOCK, Aug. 11, 2003)
Internet Providers Question Subpoenas to Stop File Swapping (By AMY HARMON, Aug. 11, 2003)
Acquitted Man Says Virus Put Pornography on Computer (By JOHN SCHWARTZ, Aug. 11, 2003)
* Jostling for the Wi-Fi Lead in a Crowded Field (By GLENN FLEISHMAN, Aug. 11, 2003)
* E-COMMERCE REPORT: Online Dating Services Add Features (By BOB TEDESCHI, Aug. 11, 2003)
PATENTS: Patent for Verifying Human Prints (By SABRA CHARTRAND, Aug. 11, 2003)
ARTS Briefing [Wolf Kahn's "Barn and Forsythia III"] (By BEN SISARIO, Aug. 11, 2003)
BOOKS: 'THE MIRACULOUS FEVER-TREE': High in the Andes, Malaria's Lowly Foe
(By JANET MASLIN, Aug. 11, 2003)
* BOOKS: Rosy Days of Fatherhood, Far From 'The Scarlet Letter' (By MEL GUSSOW, Aug. 11, 2003)
MUSIC CRITIC: Operas Aim for the Eye as Well as the Ear (By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, Aug. 11, 2003)
OPERA COMPANY OF BROOKLYN: A 'Magic Flute' on the Stage With Invisible Instruments in the Orchestra
(By JEREMY EICHLER, Aug. 11, 2003)
POP: 'SIDESTEPPER': Rhythms of Colombia Mellow Out in Clubland (By BEN RATLIFF, Aug. 11, 2003)
ROCK: WARPED TOUR: Sentimental Punkers and the Back-to-Basics Kind (By KELEFA SANNEH, Aug. 11, 2003)
THEATER: Premiere Draws a Crowd, and Tears, for Absent Composer [Jessica Grace Wing]
(By JESSE McKINLEY, Aug. 11, 2003)
TV: 'A DATE WITH DARKNESS': Cautionary Tale of Young Women: Vulnerable and Unwise (By RON WERTHEIMER, Aug. 11, 2003)
HEALTH: New Drug Promises Shift in Treatment for Heroin Addicts (By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA, Aug. 11, 2003)

Sunday, August 10, 2003:
On This Day: August 10 (Herbert Hoover 8/10/1874-10/20/1964, Jacques Lipchitz 8/10/1891-5/26/1973)
Atom Bomb Loosed on Nagasaki (By W. H. LAWRENCE, August 9, 1945)
Herbert Hoover Is Dead; Ex-President, 90
[8/10/1874-10/20/1964] (By McCANDLISH PHILLIPS, October 21, 1964)

* Albert Field, 86, Archivist of Dalís and Fakes, Dies (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 10, 2003)
F. T. Prince, 90, Poet Inspired by War, Dies (By ERIC PACE, Aug. 10, 2003)
Nizar Hamdoon, 59, Former Iraqi Diplomat Under Hussein, Dies (By ERIC PACE, Aug. 10, 2003)
Robert J. Donovan, 90, the Author of 'PT-109,' Dies (By ANTHONY RAMIREZ, Aug. 10, 2003)
Richard Bauman, 79, Performer Who Founded a Talent Agency, Dies (By ERIC PACE, Aug. 10, 2003)
Henry A. Boorse, Atom-Bomb Physicist, Dies at 98 (NY TIMES, Aug. 10, 2003)
Tite Curet, 77, Latin Pop Composer, Dies (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 10, 2003)
NATIONAL: As Deadline Passes, About 100 Candidates File for California Race
(By DEAN E. MURPHY with CHARLIE LeDUFF, Aug. 10, 2003)
Army Begins Burning of Chemical Weapons in Alabama Town (By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, Aug. 10, 2003)
As Campaign Tightens, Kerry Sharpens Message (By ADAM NAGOURNEY, Aug. 10, 2003)
California to Ban Chemicals Used as Flame Retardants (By JENNIFER 8. LEE, Aug. 10, 2003)
PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: Colorful Ex-Mayor Is Missing His Own Comeback
[Vincent A. Cianci Jr.] (By KATIE ZEZIMA, Aug. 10, 2003)
Report Finds Threat Alerts in Color Code Baffle Public (By PHILIP SHENON, Aug. 10, 2003)
Gephardt Gets Endorsement of Teamsters for President (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 10, 2003)
Politician's Name Replaces Daniel Boone's on Kentucky Road (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 10, 2003)
WORLD: U.S. Moved to Undermine Iraqi Military Before War (By DOUGLAS JEHL with DEXTER FILKINS, Aug. 10, 2003)
Terror Group Seen as Back Inside Iraq (By MICHAEL R. GORDON, Aug. 10, 2003)
Vice President of Liberia Prepares to Take Control (By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 10, 2003)
TEHRAN: Iran Plans to Try Qaeda Suspects (NY TIMES, Aug. 10, 2003)
Tough New Point System Tames Some Wild Italian Drivers (By JASON HOROWITZ, Aug. 10, 2003)
Healing India-Pakistan Tie (By REUTERS, Aug. 10, 2003)
CULTURE: For Iraq's Theater Scene, a Time of Promise and Peril (By ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 10, 2003)
Accusations Rise From Wine Cellars of Bordeaux (By CRAIG S. SMITH, Aug. 10, 2003)
Paraguay Mennonites Find Success a Mixed Blessing (By TONY SMITH, Aug. 10, 2003)
* Displaced Chinese Ancestors Reburied in U.S. [Skylawn Cemetery] (By DAVID W. CHEN, Aug. 10, 2003)
NY REGION: A Few Rays of Light Pierce New York City's Economic Fog (By JANNY SCOTT, Aug. 10, 2003)
* Princeton Stands in for Beijing: Studies of China Adapt to SARS (By, Aug. 10, 2003)
Job Training That Works, and It's Free (By STEVEN GREENHOUSE, Aug. 10, 2003)
No Relief in the Forecast: Frizz and More Frizz (By ELISSA GOOTMAN, Aug. 10, 2003)
SPORTS: At 43, Queens Woman Is a Throwing Star [Neni Lewis, shot-put, discus]
(By ELLIOTT DENMAN, Aug. 10, 2003)
MARINERS 2, YANKEES 1: Pettitte's Good, but Meche Pitches Better for Mariners
(By JACK CURRY, Aug. 10, 2003)
The Chastened Dream Team Sets Sights on Olympics in Athens (By CHRIS BROUSSARD, Aug. 10, 2003)
EDITORIAL: The Land of Lewis and Clark (NY TIMES, Aug. 10, 2003)
EDITORIAL OBSERVER: Who Said Anything About Rice? Free Trade Is About Cars and PlayStations
(By ANDRÉS MARTINEZ, Aug. 10, 2003)
OP-ED: Brawny or Scrawny? (By MAUREEN DOWD, Aug. 10, 2003)
OP-ED: Dinner With the Sayyids (By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, Aug. 10, 2003)
OP-ED: Summer, From the Inside (By JEFFREY EUGENIDES, Aug. 10, 2003)
OP-ED: 'Terminator 4: The Rise of Colin Powell' (By ANDY BOROWITZ, Aug. 10, 2003)
LETTERS: Declaring War on Corporate Greed (2 Letters) (By MICHAEL J. GORMAN, et. al., Aug. 10, 2003)
LETTERS: I Can't Afford to Live in My Own House (2 Letters) (By JAY BANKS, et. al., Aug. 10, 2003)
* BUSINESS: What Investors Should Do Now (By DAVID LEONHARDT and ALEX MARKELS, Aug. 10, 2003)
Business Spending Helps Offset Lag in Refinancing (By LOUIS UCHITELLE and JENNIFER BAYOT, Aug. 10, 2003)
Financial Disclosure, the Barry Diller Way (By GRETCHEN MORGENSON, Aug. 10, 2003)
MARKET WATCH: Wall Street's Legal Woes Aren't Over Just Yet (By GRETCHEN MORGENSON, Aug. 10, 2003)
At Heinz, a Novel Way to Say the Boss Is Worth It (By PATRICK McGEEHAN, Aug. 10, 2003)
* MARKET INSIGHT: As Telecom Recovers, All Eyes Are on Cisco (By KENNETH N. GILPIN, Aug. 10, 2003)
INVESTING WITH Brian C. Rogers of the T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (By CAROLE GOULD, Aug. 10, 2003)
EXECUTIVE LIFE: Shed Some Pounds (and Get a Bonus) (By ABBY ELLIN, Aug. 10, 2003)
PORTFOLIOS, ETC.: Bulls Have Left Bonds, but Should You? (By JONATHAN FUERBRINGER, Aug. 10, 2003)
A Path to Helping the Poor, and His Investors (By HARRY HURT III, Aug. 10, 2003)
In Tokyo, a Summer Thriller That Might Last (By KEN BELSON, Aug. 10, 2003)
Radio Show Hosts Advise How to Be Your Own Boss (By MARCI ALBOHER NUSBAUM, Aug. 10, 2003)
Daredevil Ideas from the `Anti Dilberts' (By HUBERT H. HERRING, Aug. 10, 2003)
ARTS: FRANK RICH: And Now, the Queer Eye for Straight Marriage (By FRANK RICH, Aug. 10, 2003)
ARTS: Beatified by E-Mail: The Lives of a New Collection of Saints (By ANDY YOUNG, Aug. 10, 2003)
ARTS: King's Life in Pictures of Every Kind (By MURRAY WHYTE, Aug. 10, 2003)
ARTS: A Performance Piece Runs Through It (By WENDY PERRON, Aug. 10, 2003)
* DANCE: A Life Influenced by Dance [Gregory Hines Slide Show] (NY TIMES, Aug. 10, 2003)
DANCE: Shiva Meets Martha Graham, at a Very High Speed (By VALERIE GLADSTONE, Aug. 10, 2003)
FILM: The House Filmgoers Love to Hate (By JESSE McKINLEY, Aug. 10, 2003)
FILM: The Rookie and the 13-Year-Old (By MARGY ROCHLIN, Aug. 10, 2003)
FILM: Why It's a Wide Wide Wide Wide Screen (By A. O. SCOTT, Aug. 10, 2003)
FILM: DVD: Obeying the Call of Kieslowski's Commandments (By STUART KLAWANS, Aug. 10, 2003)
MUSIC RECORDINGS: The Bow of Bach's Dreams? Not Quite (By JEREMY EICHLER, Aug. 10, 2003)
MUSIC: TUNING UP: Mozart at 19: Opera Grand and Pastoral (By JAMES R. OESTREICH, Aug. 10, 2003)
MUSIC: Sweet, Sentimental and Punk [Christopher Carrabba] (By KELEFA SANNEH, Aug. 10, 2003)
MUSIC HIGH NOTES: The Vienna Philharmonic's 20th-Century Adventure (By JAMES R. OESTREICH, Aug. 10, 2003)
OPERA: A Patron of the Arts of Opera and Murder (By MICHAEL WHITE, Aug. 10, 2003)
THEATER: CULTURE: For Iraq's Theater Scene, a Time of Promise and Peril (By ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 10, 2003)
THEATER: The Real June Is Still Singing Out (By ALEX WITCHEL, Aug. 10, 2003)
THEATER: THIS WEEK: 'Long Day's Journey' With the Mailers (NY TIMES, Aug. 10, 2003)
* TV: She Earns Big Ratings, but Can't Buy Groceries (By JUAN FORERO, Aug. 10, 2003)
TV RERUNS: Thanks for the Instant Memories (By EMILY NUSSBAUM, Aug. 10, 2003)
STYLE: Familiar Face at the Hard Times Hotel (By WILLIAM L. HAMILTON and MOTOKO RICH, Aug. 10, 2003)
VIEW: Queer Guy With a Slob's Eye (By JOHN WEIR, Aug. 10, 2003)
SUMMER PLACES: Banshees Howl on Oregon's Dunes (By GUY TREBAY, Aug. 10, 2003)
POSSESSED: Dynasty Unclear, Virtue Evident (By DAVID COLMAN, Aug. 10, 2003)
BOOKS OF STYLE: Before the List (By PENELOPE GREEN, Aug. 10, 2003)
BOOKS OF STYLE: A Belle Époque Beauty (By PENELOPE GREEN, Aug. 10, 2003)
* VOWS: Kara Sundlun and Dennis House (By KATIE ZEZIMA, Aug. 10, 2003)
TRAVEL: Cinematography Meets Geography in Montmartre (By ELAINE SCIOLINO, Aug. 10, 2003)
Where History Lines the Streets (By LUBA VANGELOVA, Aug. 10, 2003)
Kitsch and Charm on the Peninsula (By ADAM NAGOURNEY, Aug. 10, 2003)
JOURNEYS: Solitude, and No Need to Pack a Hair Dryer [Acadia National Park, ME] (By DEIRDRE FANNING, Aug. 10, 2003)
* ESSAY: A Parrot's Life for Me (By PAUL GRIFFITHS, Aug. 10, 2003)
WEEK IN REVIEW: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 10, 2003)
* An Actor, Yes, but No Ronald Reagan [Arnold Schwarzenegger] (By DEAN E. MURPHY, Aug. 10, 2003)
MINORITY RIGHTS: Iraq's Anxious Sunnis Seek Security in the New Order (By NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 10, 2003)
THE ENDLESS ENDGAME: Why Can't This Leader Be Pushed From the Stage? [Charles G. Taylor]
(By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 10, 2003)
* MAKING BOOK: Handicapping the Race From Page to Screen [Gary Ross's "Seabiscuit"]
(By A. O. SCOTT, Aug. 10, 2003)
* A Man for Whom 'Play Ball!' Means So Many Things [55-Brooks Kieschnick] (By ALAN SCHWARZ, Aug. 10, 2003)
COLD FEET: Why America Has Gay Marriage Jitters (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 10, 2003)
FAMILY FEUD: For Episcopalians, the Price of Divorce May Be Too High (By DEBORAH CALDWELL, Aug. 10, 2003)
SLIDE SHOW: A Simmering Europe Finds Creative Relief (By FRANK BRUNI, Aug. 10, 2003)
TRAPPED BY THE MARKET: When the Laws of Supply and Demand Don't Apply
(By MATTHEW L. WALD and JENNIFER 8. LEE, Aug. 10, 2003)
WORD FOR WORD/WE THE PEOPLES: Awaiting the Iraqi Framers, a World of Constitutional Lessons
(By JOHN D. THOMAS, Aug. 10, 2003)
Staging Politics as Entertainment (By BERNARD WEINRAUB, Aug. 10, 2003)
The Reading File [Arab victimology & bird vocalization] (By, Aug. 10, 2003)
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 10, 2003)
* ON LANGUAGE: Fruitcake (By WILLIAM SAFIRE, Aug. 10, 2003)
* THE WAY WE LIVE NOW: Sexed Texts (By CHARLES McGRATH, Aug. 10, 2003)
QUESTIONS FOR BILL GROSS: Mister Bond (Interview by EMILY WHITE, Aug. 10, 2003)
THE ETHICIST: Flight Risk (By RANDY COHEN, Aug. 10, 2003)
COVER ARTICLE: A Laboratory of Taste [European restaurants] (By ARTHUR LUBOW, Aug. 10, 2003)
Fight Club (By MATT BAI, Aug. 10, 2003)
The Taint of the Greased Palm (By TINA ROSENBERG, Aug. 10, 2003)
Has Stanley Williams Left the Gang? (By KIMBERLEY SEVCIK, Aug. 10, 2003)
STYLE: Siesta Wear [Slide Show] (NY TIMES, Aug. 10, 2003)
LIVES: Talking Trash (By JENNY SEYMORE, Aug. 10, 2003)
BOOK REVIEW: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 10, 2003)
'Ball of Fire': Seeing Red [Lucille Ball by Stefan Kanfe] (By TERRENCE RAFFERTY, Aug. 10, 2003)
* 'The Thurber Letters': Is Editing Necessary? (By TERRY TEACHOUT, Aug. 10, 2003)
* 'Emerson': Song of Himself ["Emerson" By Lawrence Buell] (By BRENDA WINEAPPLE, Aug. 10, 2003)
'All the Shah's Men': Regime Change, Circa 1953 [Stephen Kinzer] (By WARREN BASS, Aug. 10, 2003)
'Beauty Before Comfort': Big Flirt in a Small Pond (By TONY EARLEY, Aug. 10, 2003)
'Personality': A Star Is Born (By RUTH FRANKLIN, Aug. 10, 2003)
'Mirror Mirror': Lens Crafters (By LIESL SCHILLINGER, Aug. 10, 2003)
'Tales of Grabowski' and 'The True Story of Hansel and Gretel': Assumed Identities
(By NEIL GORDON, Aug. 10, 2003)
'Boogaloo': Make It Funkadelic ["American Popular Music" by Arthur Kempton] (By SASHA FRERE-JONES, Aug. 10, 2003)
CHILDREN'S BOOKS: The Wright Brothers Take to the Sky (By ABBY MCGANNEY NOLAN, Aug. 10, 2003)
LAST WORD: Black Sheep of the Family (By LAURA MILLER, Aug. 10, 2003)

Saturday, August 9, 2003:
On This Day: August 9 (Izaak Walton 8/9/1593-12/15/1683, John Dryden 8/9/1631-5/1/1700, William Morton 8/9/1819-7/15/1868, Gaston Paris 8/9/1839-3/6/1903, Janie Porter Barrett 8/9/1865-8/27/1948, Leonide Massine 8/9/1896-3/15/1979, P. L. Travers 8/9/1899-4/23/1996, William Fowler 8/9/1911-3/14/1995, Robert Aldrich 8/9/1918-12/5/1983, Robert Shaw 8/9/1927-8/28/1978, Ralph Houk 1919, Rod Laver 1938, David Steinberg 1942, Ken Norton 1943, Sam Elliot 1944, Whitney Houston 1963, Gillian Anderson 1968, Jessica Capshaw 1976)
Atom Bomb Loosed on Nagasaki (By W. H. LAWRENCE, August 9, 1945)
Jean Piaget Dies in Geneva at 84
[8/9/1896-9/16/1980] (By ALDEN WHITMAN, September 17, 1980)

William Woolfolk, 86, Writer Behind Comic-Book Heroes, Dies (By ERIC P. NASH, Aug. 9, 2003)
James Welch, 62, an Indian Who Wrote About the Plains, Dies (By WOLFGANG SAXON, Aug. 9, 2003)
Adm. Richard E. Bennis, A Hero of 9/11, Dies at 52 (By WOLFGANG SAXON, Aug. 9, 2003)
* Mickey McDermott, 74, Pitcher for the Red Sox and a Memoirist, Dies (By SUSAN B. ADAMS, Aug. 9, 2003)
Charles P. Tolchin, 34, Author and Lecturer on Cystic Fibrosis, Dies (NY TIMES, Aug. 9, 2003)
NATIONAL: Democrats Add to Chaos in Bid to Foil Recall (By ADAM NAGOURNEY, Aug. 9, 2003)
Church in Boston Offers $55 Million for Abuse Claims (By FOX BUTTERFIELD, Aug. 9, 2003)
* White House Called Target of Plane Plot (By PHILIP SHENON, Aug. 9, 2003)
RELIGION JOURNAL: New Clerics Seek Ways to Reach Aging Flocks (By MAREK FUCHS, Aug. 9, 2003)
A Schism Deepens in the U.S. Church (By MONICA DAVEY, Aug. 9, 2003)
Ex-Baseball Commissioner Joins California Recall Field (By DEAN E. MURPHY, Aug. 9, 2003)
WORLD: Iraqi Trailers Said to Make Hydrogen, Not Biological Arms (By DOUGLAS JEHL, Aug. 9, 2003)
Mideast Calm Is Disrupted by Exchanges on 2 Fronts (By JAMES BENNET, Aug. 9, 2003)
WHITE HOUSE: Bush Sees 'Good Progress' in Iraq but With Work to Do (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 9, 2003)
Pressure Up, Washington Is Split on Liberia (By STEVEN R. WEISMAN and THOM SHANKER, Aug. 9, 2003)
TERRORISM: Indonesia Identifies Hotel Bomber (By JANE PERLEZ, Aug. 9, 2003)
BAGHDAD: F.B.I. Team to Investigate Bomb Attack on Embassy (By ROBERT F. WORTH and JOHN TIERNEY, Aug. 9, 2003)
Thousands Rally in France, Trade Battle in Mind (By JOHN TAGLIABUE, Aug. 9, 2003)
U.S., Approving Health Measures, Partly Lifts Ban on Canadian Beef (By CLIFFORD KRAUSS, Aug. 9, 2003)
* SATURDAY PROFILE: A New European Keeps a Wary Eye on America [Romano Prodi]
(By CRAIG S. SMITH, Aug. 9, 2003)
NY REGION: Pakistani in Brooklyn Is Charged With Supporting Terrorism (By BENJAMIN WEISER, Aug. 9, 2003)
* DOWN THE DANUBE: ACROSS THE DIVIDE: East on the Danube: Hungary's Tragic Century
(By RICHARD BERNSTEIN, Aug. 9, 2003)
NY REGION: White House Sway Is Seen in E.P.A. Response to 9/11 (By JENNIFER 8. LEE, Aug. 9, 2003)
$916.50 Later, Cabby Finds He Was Taken for a Ride (By DAISY HERNÁNDEZ, Aug. 9, 2003)
Study Finds Many Ignore Warnings on Sex Practices (By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA, Aug. 9, 2003)
SPORTS: Contrary Views on the Status of Funny Cide (By BILL FINLEY, Aug. 9, 2003)
SWIMMING: Backstroker Won't Allow Age to Curtail His Olympic Dream (By FRANK LITSKY, Aug. 9, 2003)
EDITORIAL: Belated Help for Afghanistan (NY TIMES, Aug. 9, 2003)
OP-ED: OP-ART: Never Bitten, Twice Shy: The Real Dangers of Summer (By DAVID ROPEIK and NIGEL HOLMES, Aug. 9, 2003)
OP-ED: Some Trade Barriers Won't Fall (By RICK LAZIO, Aug. 9, 2003)
OP-ED: Your Neighborhood Highway (By RICHARD MOE, Aug. 9, 2003)
OP-ED: What a Tangled Web We Weave (By BRUCE KLUGER, Aug. 9, 2003)
LETTERS: In California, Anxiety and Drama (3 Letters) (By EARLE FRIES, Aug. 9, 2003)
LETTERS: Lesson Plan: The World Beyond the Child (By JACKIE BENNETT, Aug. 9, 2003)
LETTERS: Security Paradox (By AMY RICHARDS, Aug. 9, 2003)
LETTERS: Coinages That Last [new words] (By COLIN DAVITIAN, Aug. 9, 2003)
BUSINESS: Dow Makes Lukewarm Gains as Nasdaq Moves Lower
[Dow +65, Nasdaq -8] (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 9, 2003)
Fuel Prices Move Higher, and Trend Is Expected to Persist (By NEELA BANERJEE, Aug. 9, 2003)
After a Break, Verizon Talks to Split in Two (By MATT RICHTEL, Aug. 9, 2003)
Diller Finishes Buying Expedia (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 9, 2003)
ARTS: Professors With a Past [jail experience] (By WARREN ST. JOHN, Aug. 9, 2003)
* ARTS: Drake's Secret Trip Up the West Coast (By DINITIA SMITH, Aug. 9, 2003)
* ARTS: Judaism Through Books, Not by the Book (By JULIE SALAMON, Aug. 9, 2003)
DANCE: MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP: Symbolic Meanings of Falling and Rising (By JACK ANDERSON, Aug. 9, 2003)
MUSIC: MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL: A Scarlatti Premiere, but for the Father (By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, Aug. 9, 2003)
POP: CAFÉ TACUBA: Mexico, but Also the World (By JON PARELES, Aug. 9, 2003)
POP: JOÃO BOSCO: A Rodízio of Poetic Lyrics and Samba (By BEN RATLIFF, Aug. 9, 2003)
* SCIENCE: Scientists Warn That Visitors Are Loving Titanic to Death (By WILLIAM J. BROAD, Aug. 9, 2003)

Friday, August 8, 2003:
On This Day: August 8 (Ernst Lawrence 8/8/1901-8/27/1958, Arthur Goldberg 8/8/1908-1/19/1990)
Nixon Resigns: The 37th President Is First to Quit Post (By JOHN HERBERS, August 8, 1974)
Mrs. Rawlings, 57, Novelist, Is Dead
[8/8/1896-12/15/1953] (NY Times, December 16, 1953)

Roberto Marinho, 98, Brazilian Media Mogul, Dies (By TONY SMITH, Aug. 8, 2003)
Julius Baker, Principal Flutist of Philharmonic, Dies at 87 (By ALLAN KOZINN, Aug. 8, 2003)
Grover Mitchell, 73, Trombonist and Leader of Basie Orchestra, Dies (By BEN RATLIFF, Aug. 8, 2003)
David Webster, 72, High-Ranking BBC Official, Dies (NY TIMES, Aug. 8, 2003)
Brian Wright, 42, Skating Choreographer, Dies (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 8, 2003)
NATIONAL: U.S. Charges Pakistani in New York With Aiding Al Qaeda (By KIRK SEMPLE and BENJAMIN WEISER, Aug. 8, 2003)
Actor Calls for Overhaul of State Economic Engine [Schwarzenegger] (By CHARLIE LeDUFF, Aug. 8, 2003)
* 9/11 Flight 93 Crash Is Seen as Deliberate by Investigators (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 8, 2003)
Bush Misuses Science Data, Report Says (By CHRISTOPHER MARQUIS, Aug. 8, 2003)
Back in Fray, Gore Urges Voters to Fire Bush (By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD, Aug. 8, 2003)
Private Lynch Pulls Out of Movie Deal With NBC (By BILL CARTER, Aug. 8, 2003)
Shuttle Flights May Resume Before NASA Culture Changes (By MATTHEW L. WALD, Aug. 8, 2003)
WORLD: Bush Dismisses Criticism on Iraq as 'Pure Politics' (By DAVID STOUT, Aug. 8, 2003)
DISPATCHES: One Hundred and Twenty Degrees in the Shade (By MICHAEL R. GORDON, Aug. 8, 2003)
Antiglobization Woodstock Attracts Thousands in France (By JOHN TAGLIABUE, Aug. 8, 2003)
Indonesia Links Hotel Bomber to Group With Qaeda Ties (By JANE PERLEZ, Aug. 8, 2003)
11 Die in Baghdad as Car Bomb Hits Jordan's Embassy (By DEXTER FILKINS and ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 8, 2003)
SECURITY: Iraqis to Keep Responsibility for Guarding Embassies (By THOM SHANKER, Aug. 8, 2003)
WEAPONS INTELLIGENCE: Iraq Arms Critic Reacts to Report on Wife (By DOUGLAS JEHL, Aug. 8, 2003)
POPULATION PUZZLE: Fewer Iraqi Men: Dead or Undercounted? (By FELICITY BARRINGER, Aug. 8, 2003)
U.S. Panel on Religious Freedom Drops China Visit, Protesting Curbs (By JOSEPH KAHN, Aug. 8, 2003)
Liberian President Resigns as Peacekeepers Enter Capital (By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 8, 2003)
NEWS ANALYSIS: New, Soft Targets in Iraq: Bombing Shifts the Focus (By MICHAEL R. GORDON, Aug. 8, 2003)
NY REGION: POLL: Hispanics in New York Hold Bleaker Views, Poll Finds (By MIREYA NAVARRO and MARJORIE CONNELLY, Aug. 8, 2003)
* Food Shopping in the Fastest Lane (By JENNIFER STEINHAUER, Aug. 8, 2003)
Judge Criticizes Police Methods of Questioning War Protesters (By BENJAMIN WEISER, Aug. 8, 2003)
PUBLIC LIVES: In the Church of Baseball, Idol Worship Is No Sin
[Ted Spencer, chief curator of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum]
(By GLENN COLLINS, Aug. 8, 2003)
NYC: Of Revenge, Redemption and Parole (By CLYDE HABERMAN, Aug. 8, 2003)
SPORTS: Pan American Games Lift Spirits in Santo Domingo (By DAVID GONZALEZ, Aug. 8, 2003)
SPORTS MEDIA AND BUSINESS: Coverage of Bryant? Let's Go to the Tape (By RICHARD SANDOMIR, Aug. 8, 2003)
EDITORIAL: Muscle Beach Politics (NY TIMES, Aug. 8, 2003)
EDITORIAL: Neighborly Vultures (NY TIMES, Aug. 8, 2003)
OP-ED: Salt of the Earth (By PAUL KRUGMAN, Aug. 8, 2003)
OP-ED: It All Depends on What You Mean by 'Have' (By STEVE MARTIN, Aug. 8, 2003)
OP-ED: Send In the Marines (By KENNETH L. CAIN, Aug. 8, 2003)
OP-ED: Jodhpurs, Top Hats ‹ and Poison? (By MARTHA BENNETT STILES, Aug. 8, 2003)
LETTERS: Hypocrisy at Home (By JAMES C. JUHNKE, Aug. 8, 2003)
LETTERS: Stopping A.T.M. Fraud (By LANCE W. SMALL, Aug. 8, 2003)
LETTERS: They Will Remember [Peace Corps helping African villages] (ByBECKY MCGLOTHLIN, Aug. 8, 2003)
BUSINESS: Shares Advance as Retailers Raise Forecasts for Quarter
[Dow +65, Nasdaq -0.5] (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 8, 2003)
Productivity Jumps Again as Job Creation Remains Slow (By EDMUND L. ANDREWS, Aug. 8, 2003)
Rivals Say Halliburton Dominates Iraq Oil Work (By NEELA BANERJEE, Aug. 8, 2003)
WebMD Seeks More Stock (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 8, 2003)
FLOYD NORRIS: Legal but Absurd: Borrow a Billion and Report a Profit (By FLOYD NORRIS, Aug. 8, 2003)
TIAA-CREF Places Account in Review (NY TIMES, Aug. 8, 2003)
NEWS ANALYSIS: A Marriage, and Divorce, of Convenience at Verizon (By MATT RICHTEL, Aug. 8, 2003)
* ART: OUTDOOR ART: A Seasonal Migration of Cultural Scope (By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN, Aug. 8, 2003)
ART: 'TODAY'S MAN': By and About Men, and They're Running With It (By HOLLAND COTTER, Aug. 8, 2003)
ART: 'USDESIGN': Elegance, Wit and Pop in a Quarter-Century of American Design
[architect Michael Graves] (By KEN JOHNSON, Aug. 8, 2003)
ARTS: MY MANHATTAN: With Kids in the Country, Parents Paint the Town (By JAN BENZEL, Aug. 8, 2003)
ANTIQUES: Rockefeller's Legacy of Roads (By WENDY MOONAN, Aug. 8, 2003)
ART: José Antonio Hernández-Diez; 'Three Visions'; 'This Is Lagos' (By HOLLAND COTTER & ROBERTA SMITH, Aug. 8, 2003)
BOOKS: 'TRUE BELIEVERS': Root, Root (and Rant) for the Home Team (By MICHIKO KAKUTANI, Aug. 8, 2003)
DANCE: ALICIA SANCHEZ: Lost Travelers, Accompanied by Poetry (By JENNIFER DUNNING, Aug. 8, 2003)
* FILM CRITIC: Invitation to the Dance (Hollywood Version) (By JENNIFER DUNNING, Aug. 8, 2003)
* FILM: AT THE MOVIES: My Daughter, Myself [Jamie Lee Curtis; Bob Hope] (By DAVE KEHR, Aug. 8, 2003)
FILM: 'S.W.A.T.': Working Up a S.W.E.A.T. (By ELVIS MITCHELL, Aug. 8, 2003)
FILM: 'LE DIVORCE': Paris in the Summer, When It Sits There (By A. O. SCOTT, Aug. 8, 2003)
FILM: 'STEP INTO LIQUID': Hanging 10, From Surf to Sheboygan (By DAVE KEHR, Aug. 8, 2003)
FILM: 'CHARLOTTE SOMETIMES': Hidden Relationships and the Paradoxes of Desire
(By DAVE KEHR, Aug. 8, 2003)
FILM: 'KOI... MIL GAYA': Singing for Help From Outer Space (By ANITA GATES, Aug. 8, 2003)
FILM: 'THE PRINCESS BLADE': A Mercenary on a Quest for Revenge (By DAVE KEHR, Aug. 8, 2003)
THEATER CRITIC: Black Theater: Beyond Definition (By BRUCE WEBER, Aug. 8, 2003)
THEATER: 'CONVERSATION WITH A KLEAGLE': A True Story of Courage Rearranged Into a Drama
(By NEIL GENZLINGER, Aug. 8, 2003)
TV: 'THREE NON-BLONDES': Unflappable Britons Smile at Lunacy (By ANITA GATES, Aug. 8, 2003)
HEALTH: New Study Links Hormones to Breast Cancer Risk (By LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN, Aug. 8, 2003)
HEALTH: West Nile Moving Faster and Wider (By ANDREW C. REVKIN, Aug. 8, 2003)

Thursday, August 7, 2003:
On This Day: August 7 (Mata Hari 8/6/1876-10/15/1917, Louis S.B. Leakey 8/7/1903-10/1/1972, Nicholas Ray 8/7/1911-6/16/1979)
Dr. Bunche of U.N., Nobel Winner, Dies [born 8-7-1904] (By ROBERT D. MCFADDEN, December 10, 1971)
Sir Alec Guinness, Elegant Actor of Film and Stage, Is Dead at 86
[8/7/1916-8/6/2000] (By ALBIN KREBS, August 7, 2000)

Henry Redd Stewart, Country Songwriter, Dies at 82 (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 7, 2003)
NATIONAL: Movie Star In, Senator Out for Recall Race in California (By DEAN E. MURPHY with CHARLIE LeDUFF, Aug. 7, 2003)
F.B.I. Warns of Ways to Hide Weapons (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 7, 2003)
Bush Stresses Policy Plans With Powell, Not the Future (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 7, 2003)
WORLD: To Mollify Iraqis, U.S. Plans to Ease Scope of Its Raids (By MICHAEL R. GORDON, Aug. 7, 2003)
U.S. Is Inspecting Overseas Airports for Missile Threats (By PHILIP SHENON, Aug. 7, 2003)
Israel Frees 330 Prisoners; Palestinians Dismiss Gesture (By GREG MYRE, Aug. 7, 2003)
THE ATTACK: Group Linked to Al Qaeda Seen Behind Jakarta Blast (By JANE PERLEZ, Aug. 7, 2003)
Female Suicide Bombers Unnerve Russians (By STEVEN LEE MYERS, Aug. 7, 2003)
THE RUMOR MILL: G.I.'s Have X-Ray Vision. Of Course. (By JOHN TIERNEY, Aug. 7, 2003)
* RIETI JOURNAL: Rub-a-Dub-Dub, a Man in a Tub, Paddling to Glory (By FRANK BRUNI, Aug. 7, 2003)
NY REGION: Same Burial, Minus the Markup (By STEPHANIE STROM, Aug. 7, 2003)
On Its Last Sea Legs, a Storied Harbor Hero Seeks Help (By ERIN CHAN, Aug. 7, 2003)
U.S. Frees $54 Million in 9/11 Business Aid (By JOSEPH P. FRIED, Aug. 7, 2003)
EDITORIAL: Tony Blair's Troubles (NY TIMES, Aug. 7, 2003)
EDITORIAL: Open Access to Scientific Research (NY TIMES, Aug. 7, 2003)
EDITORIAL OBSERVER: Keeping a Lost World Alive: A Last Remnant of Iowa's Tallgrass Prairie (By VERLYN KLINKENBORG, Aug. 7, 2003)
OP-ED: Despair of the Jobless (By BOB HERBERT, Aug. 7, 2003)
OP-ED: The Court of Last Resort (By ARLEN SPECTER, Aug. 7, 2003)
OP-ED: Is There a Place for DDT? (By HENRY I. MILLER, Aug. 7, 2003)
OP-ED: A Force Behind the U.N. (By BRIAN URQUHART, Aug. 7, 2003)
LETTERS: Hiroshima, Nagasaki and America (5 Letters) (By MATT JORDAN, et. al., Aug. 7, 2003)
BUSINESS: Demand for Bonds Gives Lift to Blue Chips
[Dow +25, Nasdaq -21] (By REUTERS, Aug. 7, 2003)
Fannie Mae's Loss Risk Is Larger, Computer Models Show (By ALEX BERENSON, Aug. 7, 2003)
A Suicide and Uncertainty in Korea [Chung Mong Hun] (By JAMES BROOKE, Aug. 7, 2003)
MARKET PLACE: Another Departure as Merrill Chief Strengthens Hold (By LANDON THOMAS Jr., Aug. 7, 2003)
* TECHNOLOGY: The Kinko's Caper: Burglary by Modem (By LISA NAPOLI, Aug. 7, 2003)
TECHNOLOGY: First Test for Freshmen: Picking Roommates (By TAMAR LEWIN, Aug. 7, 2003)
BOOKS: 'JOURNAL OF THE DEAD': Murder, or Act of Mercy Under an Unforgiving Sun? (By JANET MASLIN, Aug. 7, 2003)
* BOOKS: Fine Points of Dashes Make a Buzz [15th ed. Chicago Manual of Style]
(By DINITIA SMITH, Aug. 7, 2003)
MUSIC: Opera in Rome Returns to Old Stomping Ground (By JASON HOROWITZ, Aug. 7, 2003)
MUSIC: MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL: Partly Mozart Followed by the Real Thing (By ANNE MIDGETTE, Aug. 7, 2003)
THE POP LIFE: Ween Thrives on the Web (By NEIL STRAUSS, Aug. 7, 2003)
THEATER: It's Fringe Time Again, and the Scouts Are Out (By JESSE McKINLEY, Aug. 7, 2003)
GARDEN: Smart Walls, Smart Future (By PHIL PATTON, Aug. 7, 2003)
* HEALTH: Debate Resumes on the Safety of Depression's Wonder Drugs (By GARDINER HARRIS, Aug. 7, 2003)
HEALTH: First Year of Hormone Treatment Is Found to Raise Risk of Heart Attack (By MARY DUENWALD, Aug. 7, 2003)
CIRCUITS: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 7, 2003)

Wednesday, August 6, 2003:
On This Day: August 6 (Alfred Tennyson 8/6/1809-10/6/1892, Alexander Fleming 8/6/1881-3/11/1955, Andy Warhol 8/6/1928-2/22/1987)
First Atomic Bomb Dropped on Japan (By SIDNEY SHALETT, August 6, 1945)
Lucille Ball, Spirited Doyenne Of TV Comedies, Dies at 77
[8/6/1911-4/26/1989] (By PETER B. FLINT, April 27, 1989)

Robert J. Ward, 77, a Senior Federal Judge, Dies (By JOSEPH P. FRIED, Aug. 6, 2003)
Peter Safar, 'The Father of C.P.R.,' Dies at 79 (By JOSÉ RAMÍREZ, Aug. 6, 2003)
* Herman Schneider, 98, Author of Science Books for Children, Dies (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 6, 2003)
James J. Dwyer, Who Ran Pensions Office for New York City, Dies at 54 (By WOLFGANG SAXON, Aug. 6, 2003)
John L. Selover, 72, Christian Scientist Newspaper Publisher, Dies (By THOMAS J. LUECK, Aug. 6, 2003)
NATIONAL: Hispanics in U.S. Report Optimism (By SIMON ROMERO and JANET ELDER, Aug. 6, 2003)
Beady-Eyed Stinkers Feast on Urban Fringes [vultures] (By JAMES DAO, Aug. 6, 2003)
Powells Visit Bush at His Texas Ranch (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 6, 2003)
Off the Fast Track, the Simple Joys of Summer Jobs (By SARA RIMER, Aug. 6, 2003)
On Oahu, the High Cost of an Archaeological Find (By MICHELE KAYAL, Aug. 6, 2003)
Census Finds More Americans Flee Than Find California Dream (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 6, 2003)
WORLD: Europe Sizzles and Suffers in a Summer of Merciless Heat (By FRANK BRUNI, Aug. 6, 2003)
WASHINGTON: Connection to Terror Threats Is Seen in Jakarta Bombing (By DAVID JOHNSTON, Aug. 6, 2003)
Indonesia Bombing Kills at Least 10 in Midday Attack (By KEITH BRADSHER, Aug. 6, 2003)
Haves and Have-Nots Live on Both Sides of Monrovia (By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 6, 2003)
MILITARY PLAN: Army Is Designing Ways to Reorganize Its Forces (By THOM SHANKER, Aug. 6, 2003)
* LETTER FROM EUROPE: Saintly Spirit Remembered, in a Truly Balkan Way [Mother Teresa]
(By IAN FISHER, Aug. 6, 2003)
* CLERICS: A Khomeini Breaks With His Lineage to Back U.S. (By NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 6, 2003)
ATTACKS: U.S. Civilian Killed in Blast Near Tikrit (By DEXTER FILKINS, Aug. 6, 2003)
Blair Aide Apologizes for Comment About Dead Arms Scientist (By ALAN COWELL, Aug. 6, 2003)
NY REGION: Classes for Green Thumbs Give Students Red Eyes (By MAREK FUCHS, Aug. 6, 2003)
Special Education Overhaul Is Criticized as Too Much, Too Soon (By KATHERINE ZOEPF, Aug. 6, 2003)
* ABOUT NEW YORK: The Best Lips Ever Asked to Zip (By DAN BARRY, Aug. 6, 2003)
In New York City, a Tourism Glass Half Full (By JAMES BARRON, Aug. 6, 2003)
PUBLIC LIVES: Searching for Amelia Earhart, Within Herself (By ROBIN FINN, Aug. 6, 2003)
SPORTS: With Bryant in Court, Marketers Might Flee (By RICHARD SANDOMIR, Aug. 6, 2003)
BASEBALL: An Umpire With Everything in Perspective (By IRA BERKOW, Aug. 6, 2003)
BASEBALL: Shown the Money, He Simply Said Yes [Alex Rodriguez] (By WILLIAM C. RHODEN, Aug. 6, 2003)
EDITORIAL: The Jakarta Bombing (NY TIMES, Aug. 6, 2003)
OP-ED: Shaking Up the Neighbors (By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, Aug. 6, 2003)
OP-ED: Neocon Coup at the Department d'État (By MAUREEN DOWD, Aug. 6, 2003)
OP-ED: WHAT NORTH KOREA WANTS: Guarantee Its Security (By DAVID KANG, Aug. 6, 2003)
OP-ED: WHAT NORTH KOREA WANTS: Rescue Its Economy (By MICHAEL O'HANLON and MIKE MOCHIZUKI, Aug. 6, 2003)
LETTERS: The Quest for a Peaceful Death (5 Letters) (By ROBERT HUNSICKER, et. al., Aug. 6, 2003)
LETTERS: The News in Iraq (By ALAN WHITNEY, Aug. 6, 2003)
LETTERS: Trying Saddam Hussein (SPENCE MEDFORD, Aug. 6, 2003)
BUSINESS: Shares Fall Steeply in Reaction to Rising Interest Rates
[Dow -150, Nasdaq -41] (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 6, 2003)
German TV Group's Creditors Accept Mogul's Offer (By MARK LANDLER, Aug. 6, 2003)
* Around U.S., a House Is a Home but Not a Bonanza (By DAVID LEONHARDT, Aug. 6, 2003)
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: Market Softens for Leasing Retail Space (By TERRY PRISTIN, Aug. 6, 2003)
Cisco's Profit Climbs a Bit on Slowing Sales in Quarter (By LAURIE J. FLYNN, Aug. 6, 2003)
Hope Rises for Patient Cooling Therapy (By ANDREW POLLACK, Aug. 6, 2003)
SBC to Offer Wi-Fi Access at 6,000 Spots (By MATT RICHTEL, Aug. 6, 2003)
ARTS: Creativity as an Ingredient of Madness (By ALAN RIDING, Aug. 6, 2003)
ARTS: The Kennedy Center Honors: This Year's Bid for Glamour (NY TIMES, Aug. 6, 2003)
* FILM CRITIC: What's Happened to Sex in Movies? (By ELVIS MITCHELL, Aug. 6, 2003)
MUSIC CRITIC: Reading a Score, and Beethoven's Mind (By ALLAN KOZINN, Aug. 6, 2003)
THEATER: Theaters Are Dark, but Actors Lighten Up (By ERIK PIEPENBURG, Aug. 6, 2003)
THEATER: 'Producers' Stars' Encore? (By ROBIN POGREBIN, Aug. 6, 2003)
TV: 'NUCLEAR NIGHTMARE': Looking on the Bright Side About North Korea (By MICHAEL J. MAZARR, Aug. 6, 2003)
TV: 'THE REAL ROSEANNE SHOW': That Domestic Goddess Prays for More Attention (By ALESSANDRA STANLEY, Aug. 6, 2003)
* DINING & WINE: For Wines, the Paradox of Global Warming [PHOTO] (By ERIC ASIMOV, Aug. 6, 2003)
FOOD: Weakies, Blackies and Blues: In Praise of Local Fish (By FLORENCE FABRICANT, Aug. 6, 2003)
* Feng Shui and Vegan Fare Battle a Neighborhood Curse [79th Street] (By ALEX WITCHEL, Aug. 6, 2003)
THE MINIMALIST: Peanut Butter and Chicken (No Jelly) (By MARK BITTMAN, Aug. 6, 2003)
FOOD STUFF: Cuke of Another Color, and None of the Length (By FLORENCE FABRICANT, Aug. 6, 2003)
AT MY TABLE | NIGELLA LAWSON: Inspired by the Chinese, and Reshaped at Home
(By NIGELLA LAWSON, Aug. 6, 2003)
PAIRINGS: Sweet Onions and Tomato Balance the Spices (By AMANDA HESSER, Aug. 6, 2003)

Tuesday, August 5, 2003:
On This Day: August 5 (Joseph Scaliger 8/5/1540-1/21/1609, Pietro Cesti 8/5/1623-10/14/1669, Antonio Franconi 8/5/1737-12/6/1836, Ambrose Thomas 8/5/1811-2/12/1896, Guy Maupassant 8/5/1850, Conrad Aiken 8/5/1889-8/17/1973, Erich Kleiber 8/5/1890-1/27/1956, Wassily Leontief 8/5/1906-2/5/1999, Neil Armstrong 1930, John Saxon 1935, Lonnie Anderson 1946, Holly Palance 1950, Patrick Ewing 1962)
Test Ban Treaty Signed in Moscow (By HENRY TANNER, August 5, 1963)
John Huston, Film Director, Writer and Actor, Dies at 81
[8/5/1966-8/28/1987] (By PETER B. FLINT, August 29, 1987)

F.C. Robbins, Virus Researcher, Dies at 86 (By LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN, Aug. 5, 2003)
Peter Schwed, 92, an Executive at Simon & Schuster and Author, Dies (By WOLFGANG SAXON, Aug. 5, 2003)
NATIONAL: In California, Davis Sues to Delay Recall 'Train Wreck' (By DEAN E. MURPHY, Aug. 5, 2003)
Speculation About Powell: Main Topic in Washington (By STEVEN R. WEISMAN, Aug. 5, 2003)
PHILANTHROPY: Small Charities Abroad Feel Pinch of U.S. War on Terror (By STEPHANIE STROM, Aug. 5, 2003)
THE INQUIRY: U.S. Questions Saudi Friend of Hijackers (By DAVID JOHNSTON, Aug. 5, 2003)
THE MONEY TRAIL: Treasury Dept. to Refuse Senate a List of Saudi Suspects (By TIMOTHY L. O'BRIEN, Aug. 5, 2003)
WORLD: Peacekeeping Unit Arrives in Liberia (By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 5, 2003)
TIKRIT: Hunt for Hussein, Centered on Hometown, Pares Network That Hides Him, G.I.'s Say
(By DEXTER FILKINS, Aug. 5, 2003)
SHANGHAI JOURNAL: A New Policy of Containment, for Baby Bottoms (By DAVID W. CHEN, Aug. 5, 2003)
Iraqis Get the News but Often Don't Believe It (By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr., Aug. 5, 2003)
North Korea Moves to Win Some Friends Before Nuclear Talks (By JAMES BROOKE, Aug. 5, 2003)
China Lags in Sharing SARS Clues, Officials Say (By LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN, Aug. 5, 2003)
Brutal Death of an Actress Is France's Summertime Drama (By JOHN TAGLIABUE, Aug. 5, 2003)
NY REGION: For Travelers, Many More Rivers to Cross (By ROBERT D. McFADDEN, Aug. 5, 2003)
Ranks Are Thin in Hazard Unit of New York's Fire Department (By MICHELLE O'DONNELL, Aug. 5, 2003)
* On Trail of Fake Rolexes, Lawyers Feel Harassed (By MICHAEL BRICK, Aug. 5, 2003)
Relatives Recall 9/11 Victim; Prosecutors Say It's Fiction (By SUSAN SAULNY, Aug. 5, 2003)
SPORTS: Tyson's Bankruptcy Is a Lesson in Ways to Squander a Fortune (By RICHARD SANDOMIR, Aug. 5, 2003)
SPORTS: Money Is the Least of Tyson's Problems (By IRA BERKOW, Aug. 5, 2003)
BASEBALL: Rich Get Richer and Poor Are Undecided (By BILL PENNINGTON, Aug. 5, 2003)
BASEBALL: Sum of the Yankees' Parts Not as Great as the Whole (By TYLER KEPNER, Aug. 5, 2003)
GOLF: Relieved Sorenstam Is Not Ready to Reflect (By RON DICKER, Aug. 5, 2003)
RACING ANALYSIS: Immature 3-Year-Olds Don't Follow the Script (By JOE DRAPE, Aug. 5, 2003)
EDITORIAL: HARVESTING POVERTY: The Long Reach of King Cotton (NY TIMES, Aug. 5, 2003)
EDITORIAL: It's a Jungle Out There (NY TIMES, Aug. 5, 2003)
OP-ED: Blood on Our Hands? [Hiroshima] (By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF, Aug. 5, 2003)
OP-ED: Everything Is Political (By PAUL KRUGMAN, Aug. 5, 2003)
OP-ED: A War Russia Loses by Winning (By ANNE NIVAT, Aug. 5, 2003)
OP-ED: Athletes and Accusations (By JEFF BENEDICT, Aug. 5, 2003)
OP-ED: And the Forecast Is... (By MICHAEL RUBINER, Aug. 5, 2003)
LETTERS: Death of Jesus, Told by Mel Gibson (6 Letters) (By GARY W. TRIPMACHER, et. al., Aug. 5, 2003)
LETTERS: Right War, Wrong Reasons? (3 Letters) (By WILLIAM O. BEEMAN, et. al., Aug. 5, 2003)
LETTERS: When Antiquities Travel a Crooked Road (By MARC E. WEKSLER, Aug. 5, 2003)
BUSINESS: Slight Nasdaq Loss; Others Up Modestly
[Dow +32, Nasdaq -1.56] (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 5, 2003)
Surge in Rates May Hurt Pillar of the Economy (By EDMUND L. ANDREWS, Aug. 5, 2003)
MCI Disputes AT&T Fraud Claim (By STEPHEN LABATON, Aug. 5, 2003)
Korean Steel Maker Finds Strength in Flexibility (By JAMES BROOKE, Aug. 5, 2003)
Breaking Habits, Europeans Turn to Japan's Cars (By JOHN TAGLIABUE, Aug. 5, 2003)
MARKET PLACE: Buyout Firms Pull Millions in Cash From Holdings (By RIVA D. ATLAS, Aug. 5, 2003)
Denver's Idle Gates Draw Covetous Eyes (By EDWARD WONG, Aug. 5, 2003)
* BUSINESS TRAVEL: Coping With Cellphone Calls Overseas (By SUSAN STELLIN, Aug. 5, 2003)
ADVERTISING: Russell Simmons Has New Clothing Business (By TRACIE ROZHON, Aug. 5, 2003)
* ON THE ROAD: Learning to Eat on the Cheap in Tokyo (By JOE SHARKEY, Aug. 5, 2003)
BOOKS: 'THE PHOTOGRAPH': The Perils of Happening Upon a Snapshot (By MICHIKO KAKUTANI, Aug. 5, 2003)
ART: Boston Curator Chosen to Direct the Frick (By CAROL VOGEL, Aug. 5, 2003)
* DANCE: A Homecoming for Balanchine (By SOPHIA KISHKOVSKY, Aug. 5, 2003)
MUSIC CRITIC: Seattle Opera Gamble: The Results Are In (By ANTHONY TOMMASINI, Aug. 5, 2003)
MUSIC: BARGEMUSIC: So What Came After Elgar? This Did (By JEREMY EICHLER, Aug. 5, 2003)
POP: BETTYE LAVETTE: Survivor Unleashes a Voice Overflowing With Passion (By JON PARELES, Aug. 5, 2003)
* THEATER: 'EDGE': A Sylvia Plath With No Saintliness and Lots of Attitude
(By ANITA GATES, Aug. 5, 2003)
TV: 'THE O.C.': Take One Enclave, Add Rebellious Youth (By ALESSANDRA STANLEY, Aug. 5, 2003)
* SCIENCE: Mano a Mano, Iron Teachers and Science! (By JONATHAN RABINOVITZ, Aug. 5, 2003)
Politics Reasserts Itself in the Debate Over Climate Change and Its Hazards
(By ANDREW C. REVKIN, Aug. 5, 2003)
$85 Million Project Begins for Revival of the Aral Sea (By CHRISTOPHER PALA, Aug. 5, 2003)
* OBSERVATORY: By Leaps and Bounds [spittle bug] (By HENRY FOUNTAIN, Aug. 5, 2003)
* HEALTH: Roots and All: A History of Teeth (By NATALIE ANGIER, Aug. 5, 2003)
* Dentistry, Far Beyond Drilling and Dentistry, Far Beyond Drilling and Filling (By NATALIE ANGIER, Aug. 5, 2003)
EVOLVING CHOPS: Teeth of Shark, Lion, Horse, Human [Slide Show] (NY TIMES, Aug. 5, 2003)
* Oral Hygiene May Help More Than Teeth and Gums (By SUSAN GILBERT, Aug. 5, 2003)
* A CONVERSATION WITH | PAUL EKMAN: The 43 Facial Muscles That Reveal (By JUDY FOREMAN, Aug. 5, 2003)
From a Speeding Bicycle, a Look at the Brain (By IAN AUSTEN, Aug. 5, 2003)
PERSONAL HEALTH: Even Low Lead Levels Pose Perils for Children (By JANE E. BRODY, Aug. 5, 2003)
VITAL SIGNS: At Risk: Cholesterol Takes Aim at Kidneys (By ERIC NAGOURNEY, Aug. 5, 2003)
* BEHAVIOR: Truth About Lies: They Tell a Lot About a Liar (By RICHARD A. FRIEDMAN, M.D., Aug. 5, 2003)
BOOKS ON HEALTH: Demystifying Epilepsy (By JOHN LANGONE, Aug. 5, 2003)
Q & A: Fish Oil (By C. CLAIBORNE RAY, Aug. 5, 2003)

Monday, August 4, 2003:
On This Day: August 4 (Percy B. Shelley 8/4/1792-7/8/1822, Walter Pater 8/4/1839-7/30/1894)
England Declares War on Germany (NY Times, August 4, 1914)
Louis Armstrong, Jazz Trumpeter and Singer, Dies
[8/4/1901-7/6/1971] (By ALBIN KREBS, July 7, 1971)

Patricia S. Goldman-Rakic, Neuroscientist, Dies at 66 (By ROBERT McFADDEN, Aug. 4, 2003)
Hamer Harold Budge, S.E.C. Chief and Lawmaker, Dies at 92 (By PAUL LEWIS with DIANA B. HENRIQUES, Aug. 4, 2003)
NATIONAL: Medicare Drug Bill Held Up by Dispute on Discount Cards (By ROBERT PEAR, Aug. 4, 2003)
Tightening of Visa Rules to Disrupt Travel for Some (By ABBY GOODNOUGH, Aug. 4, 2003)
WHITE HOUSE LETTER: Like a Cloud, Economic Woes Follow Bus Tour (By ELISABETH BUMILLER, Aug. 4, 2003)
* AMERICAN VOYAGE | REACHING THE PACIFIC: Looking Backward and Ahead at Continent's End (By TIMOTHY EGAN, Aug. 4, 2003)
WORLD: Food and Peace Just a Memory in Liberian City (By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 4, 2003)
Indicted Hyundai Heir Plunges to Death in Seoul (By JAMES BROOKE, Aug. 4, 2003)
Chinese Leader Cancels Communists' Seaside Retreat (By JOSEPH KAHN, Aug. 4, 2003)
With Iraqi Courts Gone, Young Clerics Judge (By NEIL MacFARQUHAR, Aug. 4, 2003)
Taliban Are Killing Clerics Who Dispute Holy War Call (By CARLOTTA GALL, Aug. 4, 2003)
BERLIN JOURNAL: What: Mob Scene. Who: Strangers. Point: None. (By OTTO POHL, Aug. 4, 2003)
NY REGION: Clues Start Emerging About the Losses Since the '90s Boom (By JANNY SCOTT, Aug. 4, 2003)
Obese People Are Taking Their Bias Claims to Court (By STEVEN GREENHOUSE, Aug. 4, 2003)
A New Breed of Sex Shops, but the Same Fight (By MARC SANTORA, Aug. 4, 2003)
Call the Guinness People! Crowd Eats in Bryant Park (By PATRICK HEALY, Aug. 4, 2003)
METRO MATTERS: School Issues Pose Problem of Perspective (By JOYCE PURNICK, Aug. 4, 2003)
Never Mind the Closing Doors. Just Watch the Posters. (By ANDREA ELLIOTT, Aug. 4, 2003)
* METROPOLITAN DIARY: Dear Diary (By JOE ROGERS, Aug. 4, 2003)
SPORTS: The Trade Deadline Should Pass (By WILLIAM C. RHODEN, Aug. 4, 2003)
GOLF: Surviving Pressure and Pak, Sorenstam Completes Slam (By RON DICKER, Aug. 4, 2003)
ATHLETICS 2, YANKEES 1: Pettitte Is Super, but Rivera Is Human (By BILL FINLEY, Aug. 4, 2003)
EDITORIAL: Playing the Religion Card (NY TIMES, Aug. 4, 2003)
OP-ED: Jailing Immigrants (By BOB HERBERT, Aug. 4, 2003)
A Fresh Start Against Terror (By BRUCE BERKOWITZ, Aug. 4, 2003)
The Way to a Better Budget (By CYNTHIA B. GREEN, Aug. 4, 2003)
LETTERS: AIDS Is Not a Glamorous Disease (5 Letters) (By MICHAEL LAPLACA, et. al., Aug. 4, 2003)
LETTERS: How the Iraq War Has Hurt America (2 Letters) (By RYAN RAISIO, et. al., Aug. 4, 2003)
LETTERS: Depression: The Reality (By TAHNEER N. OKSMAN, Aug. 4, 2003)
LETTERS: Teaching the Arts (By ALISON GOODWIN SCHIFF, Aug. 4, 2003)
BUSINESS: Verizon and Unions Report Significant Progress (By STEVEN GREENHOUSE, Aug. 4, 2003)
* Supercomputing's New Idea Is Old One (By JOHN MARKOFF, Aug. 4, 2003)
* I.B.M.'s Fragile Chip Business (By STEVE LOHR, Aug. 4, 2003)
* E-COMMERCE REPORT: If You Liked the Web Page, You'll Love the Ad (By BOB TEDESCHI, Aug. 4, 2003)
NEW ECONOMY: Phone Access Charges Scrutinized (By BARNABY J. FEDER, Aug. 4, 2003)
ADVERTISING: NBC Is Hoping Short Movies Keep Viewers From Zapping (By BILL CARTER, Aug. 4, 2003)
* A Magazine's Radical Plan: Make a Profit [Atlantic Monthly] (By DAVID CARR, Aug. 4, 2003)
ARTS: Postcards From China's Industrial Caldron (By ERIK ECKHOLM, Aug. 4, 2003)
ARTS: Gossip Goes Glossy and Loses Its Stigma (By DAVID CARR, Aug. 4, 2003)
ARTS Briefing [11-film Hope tribute] (By BEN SISARIO, Aug. 4, 2003)
DANCE: JO STROMGREN KOMPANI: Outsiders Fearfully Looking in at Power (By JENNIFER DUNNING, Aug. 4, 2003)
DANCE: NOTARIO DANCE COMPANY: Potato Chips, Goblins and Secrets Between Friends
(By JACK ANDERSON, Aug. 4, 2003)
DANCE: 'RUBBERBANDANCE'; 'REGGIE WILSON/FIST AND HEEL'
Playing Flip, Fall or Trot, With Verdi as a Witty Foil
(By JENNIFER DUNNING, Aug. 4, 2003)
JAZZ: JOHN HOLLENBECK: A Joking Drummer Constructs Innovation (By BEN RATLIFF, Aug. 4, 2003)
MUSIC: MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL: Conductor Dares to Tweak Tradition (By ALLAN KOZINN, Aug. 4, 2003)
MUSIC: 'LA BOHÈME': No, Not That 'Bohème,' the Other One, Outdoors (By ANNE MIDGETTE, Aug. 4, 2003)
POP: JOHN MELLENCAMP: When in Doubt, Sing About Death (By JON PARELES, Aug. 4, 2003)
THEATER: 'CHICAGO': Movie Doll Hits Broadway Without Breaking a Sweat (By BEN BRANTLEY, Aug. 4, 2003)
* HEALTH: Brainstorm to Breakthrough: A Surgical Procedure Is Born (By DENISE GRADY, Aug. 4, 2003)

Sunday, August 3, 2003:
On This Day: August 3 (Rupert Brooke 8/3/1887-4/23/1915, Maggie Kuhn 8/3/1905-4/22/1995)
Nautilus Sails Under the Pole and 1,830 Miles of Arctic Icecap in Pacific-to-Atlantic Passage (By FELIX BELAIR, JR., August 3, 1958)
Ernie Pyle Is Killed on Ie Island; Foe Fired When All Seemed Safe
[8/3/1900-4/17/1945] (NY Times, April 18, 1945)

Charles S. Rhyne, 91, Lawyer in a Landmark Case, Drowns (By PAUL LEWIS, Aug. 3, 2003)
Jessica Grace Wing, 31, a Force in New York Downtown Theater, Dies (By JESSE McKINLEY, Aug. 3, 2003)
Marshall Lon Freeman, 82, Gospel Singer, Dies (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 3, 2003)
NATIONAL POLL: Hispanics Back Big Government and Bush, Too (By ADAM NAGOURNEY and JANET ELDER, Aug. 3, 2003)
* Criminals Focus on Weak Link in Banking: A.T.M. Network (By WALT BOGDANICH, Aug. 3, 2003)
Homes Where Sex Offenders Are Able to Police Each Other (By SARAH KERSHAW, Aug. 3, 2003)
Private Gifts Bring a Public College to Town (By GREG WINTER, Aug. 3, 2003)
Art Falls Victim to Smash and Grab in Austin (By SIMON ROMERO, Aug. 3, 2003)
U.S. Closes a Loophole in Visa Requirements (By PHILIP SHENON, Aug. 3, 2003)
WORLD: At Funeral for Hussein Sons, a Call for 'Death to America' (By DEXTER FILKINS, Aug. 3, 2003)
Iraqis Struggle to Retrieve Goods From G.I.'s (By SHAILA K. DEWAN, Aug. 3, 2003)
Liberian Leader Sets Date, and New Terms, for Exit (By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 3, 2003)
* DOWN THE DANUBE: WAKE OF THE EMPIRE: Vienna's Grandeur Fails to Mask a Sense of Loss
(By RICHARD BERNSTEIN, Aug. 3, 2003)
* Fears That the New State of Sumo Defiles Tradition (By NORIMITSU ONISHI, Aug. 3, 2003)
Toll in Russia Climbs to 41 in Bombing at a Hospital (By SABRINA TAVERNISE and STEVEN LEE MYERS, Aug. 3, 2003)
Italian Leader's Bad Press Is Getting Worse by the Day (By FRANK BRUNI, Aug. 3, 2003)
NY REGION: There's Indian Point, and Counterpoints (By LYDIA POLGREEN, Aug. 3, 2003)
Hamptons Revolt: Push for New Village Draws Lines in Sand (By ELISSA GOOTMAN, Aug. 3, 2003)
Valor of 6 Lost Firefighters Is Celebrated 25 Years Later (By ANDY NEWMAN, Aug. 3, 2003)
21 Rare Pianos Sought for Feat of Grand Intent [Faziolis] (By JAMES BARRON, Aug. 3, 2003)
Annual Rite of Summer: A Shy Girl Blooms a Bit (By NIA-MALIKA HENDERSON, Aug. 3, 2003)
SPORTS: BACKTALK: When Bobbleheads Come Tumbling Down, What Fills the Void?
(By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI, Aug. 3, 2003)
SPORTS MAILBOX: Cruel Cancer [Lance Armstrong, Hall of Fame: Jim Rice] (By RITA BERMAN, et. al., Aug. 3, 2003)
EDITORIAL: Warming Trends (NY TIMES, Aug. 3, 2003)
OP-ED: Butch, Butch Bush! (By MAUREEN DOWD, Aug. 3, 2003)
OP-ED: The War Over the War (By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, Aug. 3, 2003)
OP-ED: America and the U.N., Together Again? (By MAX BOOT, Aug. 3, 2003)
* OP-ED: The Bob Hope We Should Remember (By GARY GIDDINS, Aug. 3, 2003)
LETTERS: Marriage for the Impoverished (4 Letters) (By KAREN CHRISTOPHER, Aug. 3, 2003)
LETTERS: G.O.P. Campaign Evades 9/11 Truths (By MONICA GABRIELLE, Aug. 3, 2003)
LETTERS: Dean and the Voters (By MARK LILIENTHAL, Aug. 3, 2003)
BUSINESS: How Stanley O'Neal Is Reinventing Merrill Lynch (By LANDON THOMAS Jr., Aug. 3, 2003)
* Stock Prices and the Terror Factor (By JOHN KIMELMAN, Aug. 3, 2003)
A Movie Theater Revival, Aided by Teenagers (By ALEX MARKELS, Aug. 3, 2003)
* Please Be Kinder While Trading (By HEATHER TIMMONS, Aug. 3, 2003)
* If You Pitch It, They Will Eat [Barbie working at McDonald's] (By DAVID BARBOZA, Aug. 3, 2003)
MARKET WATCH: Fund Fees Don't Need the Extra Padding (By GRETCHEN MORGENSON, Aug. 3, 2003)
* E-Mail Stock Tip Tests Limits of Securities Laws (By ADAM LIPTAK, Aug. 3, 2003)
PRIVATE SECTOR: Building a Dream With Vroom (NY TIMES, Aug. 3, 2003)
* ECONOMIC VIEW: Economics Can't Solve Everything, Can It? (By DANIEL ALTMAN, Aug. 3, 2003)
* LOVE & MONEY: Out of the Classroom, Back in the House (By ELLYN SPRAGINS, Aug. 3, 2003)
* STRATEGIES: Foreign or Domestic? Not All Taxes on Dividends Are Equal (By MARK HULBERT, Aug. 3, 2003)
MARKET INSIGHT: Treasuries as Predictor and, Maybe, Shocker (By KENNETH N. GILPIN, Aug. 3, 2003)
AT LUNCH WITH LESLIE A. PERLOW: A Professor Takes Aim at Corrosive Silence (By CLAUDIA H. DEUTSCH, Aug. 3, 2003)
ARTS: FRANK RICH: Mel Gibson's Martyrdom Complex (By FRANK RICH, Aug. 3, 2003)
* ART: Does 'The Da Vinci Code' Crack Leonardo? (By BRUCE BOUCHER, Aug. 3, 2003)
* ART: Modigliani's Recipe: Sex, Drugs and Long, Long Necks (By PETER PLAGENS, Aug. 3, 2003)
ARTS: Preserving Yankee History With International Ingenuity (By ANN WILSON LLOYD, Aug. 3, 2003)
DANCE: A Pas de Dewar's, Please: Ballet Heads for the Bar (By JACK ANDERSON, Aug. 3, 2003)
* FILM: Playing the Horses (and the Horse People, Too) (By JANE SMILEY, Aug. 3, 2003)
* Spotlight on Seabiscuit (NY TIMES, Aug. 3, 2003)
* MUSIC: This Tough Customer Served the Customer [Harold Schonberg] (By BERNARD HOLLAND, Aug. 3, 2003)
MUSIC: Hip-Hop Is a Guest at the Indian Wedding (By SASHA FRERE-JONES, Aug. 3, 2003)
MUSIC: TUNING UP: A Voluptuary Composer Grown Lean and Searching (By JOHN ROCKWELL, Aug. 3, 2003)
MUSIC PLAYLIST: A Wall of Sound From the Top of Foggy Mountain (By BEN RATLIFF, Aug. 3, 2003)
PHOTOGRAPHY: The Photo Booth: A Portrait Studio of One's Own (By VICKI GOLDBERG, Aug. 3, 2003)
THEATER: Adapting Dostoyevski? Sure, Add a Few Gags (By RON JENKINS, Aug. 3, 2003)
THEATER: DEBRIEFING: What It Took to Be the Angel of Times Square (By JESSE McKINLEY, Aug. 3, 2003)
THEATER: The Roar of the Traffic, the Smell of the Chlorine (By JESSE McKINLEY, Aug. 3, 2003)
TV: The Cutting Edge of Television: A Bloody Scalpel (By MIM UDOVITCH, Aug. 3, 2003)
TV: A Writer Who's Seen Jail From Both Sides of the Bars (By ABBY ELLIN, Aug. 3, 2003)
STYLE: Upstairs, Downstairs on the High Seas (By WARREN ST. JOHN, Aug. 3, 2003)
A Change of Life in the Gay Hamptons (By COREY KILGANNON, Aug. 3, 2003)
GOOD COMPANY: A Town Turns Out With Dinner (By LINDA LEE, Aug. 3, 2003)
PULSE: Curls, Be Gone (By HEIDI SCHILLER, Aug. 3, 2003)
ON THE STREET: Snowing [white evening suits] (By Bill Cunningham, Aug. 3, 2003)
* POSSESSED: Seduction's Earthy Scent [Robert Greene] (By DAVID COLMAN, Aug. 3, 2003)
A NIGHT OUT WITH: When Puppets Go to Town (By LINDA LEE, Aug. 3, 2003)
VOWS: Téa Graves and Matthew Previn (By SHANNON DONNELLY, Aug. 3, 2003)
WEEK IN REVIEW: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 3, 2003)
CHAIN REACTION: Facing a Second Nuclear Age (By WILLIAM J. BROAD, Aug. 3, 2003)
Iran's Nuclear Program: For Electricity or a Bomb? (By VALERIE LINCY and GARY MILHOLLIN, Aug. 3, 2003)
Striving for a Gentle Farewell (By JANE GROSS, Aug. 3, 2003)
TALKING THE TALK: Initiating Mission-Critical Jargon Reduction (By GEOFFREY NUNBERG, Aug. 3, 2003)
* ODE TO A BUG: When an Insect Ruled the World [21,529,464 Volkswagen Beetles]
(By PHIL PATTON, Aug. 3, 2003)
FENCING OFF: In the Middle East, Even Words Go to War (By GREG MYRE, Aug. 3, 2003)
* Betting on Terror: What Markets Can Reveal (By FLOYD NORRIS, Aug. 3, 2003)
WHAT PRIVACY?: Everything Else but the Name [Kobe Bryant] (By KATE ZERNIKE, Aug. 3, 2003)
Blacks Counsel Caution on Liberia (By CHRISTOPHER MARQUIS, Aug. 3, 2003)
* WORD FOR WORD / BOB HOPE: You Want Jokes? I've Got a Half Million of Them
(By ANTHONY RAMIREZ, Aug. 3, 2003)
Of Fences and Neighbors (By PHILLIS LEVIN, Aug. 3, 2003)
Lord & Taylor: Back to Puttin' on the Ritz (By TRACIE ROZHON, Aug. 3, 2003)
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 3, 2003)
* ON LANGUAGE: Katie, Bar the Door (By WILLIAM SAFIRE, Aug. 3, 2003)
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW: The Tug of Paternalism (By JAMES TRAUB, Aug. 3, 2003)
* QUESTIONS FOR MADISON SMARTT BELL: Rock 'n' Roll Writer (Interview by HUGO LINDGREN, Aug. 3, 2003)
* CLOSE READING: Picturing a New Webster's (By RORY EVANS, Aug. 3, 2003)
THE ETHICIST: Grounded Out? (By RANDY COHEN, Aug. 3, 2003)
COVER ARTICLE: Double Lives on the Down Low (By BENOIT DENIZET-LEWIS, Aug. 3, 2003)
The One-Fence Solution (By GERSHOM GORENBERG, Aug. 3, 2003)
* Medici of the Meadowlands [600 Stradivarius violins remain] (By MARK LEVINE, Aug. 3, 2003)
* The Probability That a Real-Estate Agent Is Cheating You (and Other Riddles of Modern Life) (By STEPHEN J. DUBNER, Aug. 3, 2003)
STYLE: Summer Camp (By PILAR VILADAS, Aug. 3, 2003)
FOOD: Give a Fig [3 recipes] (By JULIA REED, Aug. 3, 2003)
LIVES: Smaller Than Life (By DEBORAH SNOONIAN, Aug. 3, 2003)
BOOK REVIEW: Contents (NY TIMES, Aug. 3, 2003)
* 'Under the Banner of Heaven': Thou Shalt Not Kill [Jon Krakauer] (By ROBERT WRIGHT, Aug. 3, 2003)
'A Tragic Honesty': Waiting for a Break That Never Came ["Richard Yates" By Blake Bailey]
(By JOHN SUTHERLAND, Aug. 3, 2003)
'Survivors in Mexico': Rebecca West's Mexico [Rebecca West] (By JORGE G. CASTANEDA, Aug. 3, 2003)
'Hatred': When Bad People Do Bad Things ["Psychology of Violence" By Willard Gaylin] (By MELVIN KONNER, Aug. 3, 2003)
'Gettysburg': Terrible Swift Sword [Stephen W. Sears] (By JAY WINIK, Aug. 3, 2003)
'The Other Side of Silence': Nor Tongue to Tell [Andre Brink] (By RUTH FRANKLIN, Aug. 3, 2003)
'Catholicism and American Freedom': That Old-World Religion (By MICHAEL J. LACEY, Aug. 3, 2003)
* ON WRITERS AND WRITING: Not in Nebraska Anymore (By MARGO JEFFERSON, Aug. 3, 2003)

Saturday, August 2, 2003:
On This Day: August 2 (John Manners Granby 8/2/1721-10/18/1770, Pierre-Charles L'Enfant 8/2/1754-6/14/1825, Elisha Gray 8/2/1835-1/21/1901, Charles Francis Adams 8/2/1866-6/11/1954, Ernest Dowson 8/2/1867-2/23/1900, John French Sloan 8/2/1871-9/7/1951, Romulo Gallegos 8/2/1884-4/4/1969, Myrna Loy 8/2/1905-12/14/1993, John Dexter 8/2/1925-3/23/1990, Beatrice Straight 1918, Paul Laxalt 1922, Carroll O'Connor 1924, Peter O'Toole 1932, Hank Cochran 1935, Wes Craven 1939, Joanna Cassidy 1945, Victoria Jackson 1959, Mary-Louise Parker 1964)
President Harding Dies Suddenly; Stroke of Apoplexy at 7:30 P.M.; Calvin Coolidge Is President
(NY TIMES, August 2, 1923)
James Baldwin Dies at 63, Eloquent Writer In Behalf of Civil Rights
[8/2/1924-12/1/1987] (By LEE A. DANIELS, December 2, 1987)

Walter Taussig, Who Coached Opera Singer, Dies at 95 (By ANNE MIDGETTE, Aug. 2, 2003)
Howard Armstrong, String-Band Fiddler and Mandolinist, Dies at 94 (By JON PARELES, Aug. 2, 2003)
* Lazarus Astrachan, Who Conducted RNA Studies, Dies at 78 (By NICHOLAS WADE, Aug. 2, 2003)
NATIONAL: Report on 9/11 Suggests a Role by Saudi Spies (By JAMES RISEN and DAVID JOHNSTON, Aug. 2, 2003)
* Months Before Debut, Movie on Death of Jesus Causes Stir (By LAURIE GOODSTEIN, Aug. 2, 2003)
* BELIEFS: Polling People About God (By PETER STEINFELS, Aug. 2, 2003)
Baltimore Center Carries Out Triple-Swap Transplants (By ELIZABETH OLSON, Aug. 2, 2003)
* WORLD: Ancient Art at Met Raises Old Ethical Questions (By MARTIN GOTTLIEB and BARRY MEIER, Aug. 2, 2003)
New Tape, Said to Be From Hussein, Urges Iraqis to Resist (By ROBERT F. WORTH, Aug. 2, 2003)
The Faces of Saddam Hussein (NY TIMES, Aug. 2, 2003)
Dutch Send 1,100 Troops to Iraq, Relieving as Many U.S. Marines (By GREGORY CROUCH, Aug. 2, 2003)
Iran Said to Hold Qaeda's No. 3, but to Resist Giving Him Up (By DOUGLAS JEHL, Aug. 2, 2003)
* A Newspaper Reports Lindbergh Fathered 3 Children in Germany (By MARK LANDLER, Aug. 2, 2003)
Bombing at Russian Hospital Kills 35; Officials Blame Chechen Rebels (By STEVEN LEE MYERS, Aug. 2, 2003)
G.O.P. Senator Criticizes Bush on Liberia Case (By ERIC SCHMITT, Aug. 2, 2003)
* NY REGION: Gift From a Loving Husband: Part of Himself (By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA, Aug. 2, 2003)
* ABOUT NEW YORK: When Seeing Is Believing. Or Is It? [child psychic] (By DAN BARRY, Aug. 2, 2003)
SPORTS: Boone Has the Fire, and His Bat Can Spark (By BILL FINLEY, Aug. 2, 2003)
EDITORIAL: The Fate of the Hubble Telescope (NY TIMES, Aug. 2, 2003)
* OP-ED: Muting the Call to Service [Teach for America] (By DAVE EGGERS, Aug. 2, 2003)
OP-ED: Time to Move (By DAVID NEWMAN, Aug. 2, 2003)
OP-ED: Don't Segregate Gay Students (By LELAND SCRUBY, Aug. 2, 2003)
OP-ED: Less Power, More Influence (By RICHARD H. PILDES, Aug. 2, 2003)
* LETTERS: Failed Students, Plenty of Blame (6 Letters) (By RACHEL COHN, et. al., Aug. 2, 2003)
LETTERS: Ethical Use of Power (IAN MARKHAM, Aug. 2, 2003)
BUSINESS: Shares Decline on Lackluster July Employment Report
[Dow -80, Nasdaq -19] (By BLOOMBERG NEWS, Aug. 2, 2003)
Lockheed Shooting for Stars as Space Unit Gets Big Break (By EDWARD WONG, Aug. 2, 2003)
Coke Makes Up With Burger King Over Rigged Frozen Drink Test (By SHERRI DAY, Aug. 2, 2003)
ARTS: Unmasking the Writers of the W.P.A. (By DOUGLAS BRINKLEY, Aug. 2, 2003)
* ART: An Earlier Revolution in Russia [Vladimir Malevich] (By ALAN RIDING, Aug. 2, 2003)
* BOOKS: SHELF LIFE: A Bioethicist's Take on Genesis [Leon R. Kass] (By EDWARD ROTHSTEIN, Aug. 2, 2003)
MUSIC: CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER: In Pursuit of Prokofiev (By ALLAN KOZINN, Aug. 2, 2003)
POP: 'AMERICAN IDOLS LIVE!': No Contest as the 'Idols' Sing for Fun (By KELEFA SANNEH, Aug. 2, 2003)
TV: 'PORRAIMOS': Documentary Recalls Half Million Murdered (By SCOTT VEALE, Aug. 2, 2003)

Friday, August 1, 2003:
On This Day: August 1 (Claudius 8/1/10 BC-10/13/54 AD, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck 8/1/1744-12/18/1829, William Clark 8/1/1770-9/1/1838, Francis Scott Key 8/1/1779-1/11/1843, Richard Henry Dana 8/1/1815-1/6/1882, Herman Melville 8/1/1819-9/28/1891, Robert Todd Lincoln 8/1/1843-7/26/1926, Meir Kahane 8/1/1932-11/5/1990, Ron Brown 8/1/1941-4/3/1996, Jerry Garcia 8/1/1942-8/9/1995, Arthur Hill 1922, Geoffrey Holder 1930, Tom Wilson 1931, Dom DeLuise 1933, Yves Saint Laurent 1936, Alfonse D'Amato 1937, Giancarlo Giannini 1942, Sam Mendes 1965)
100,000 Hail Hitler; U.S. Athletes Avoid Nazi Salute to Him (By FREDERICK T. BIRCHALL, August 1, 1936)
Charles C. Spaulding: Ex-Slave's Son, 78, Financier, Is Dead [8/1/1874-8/1/1952] (NY Times, August 1, 1952)

Luther Henderson, Who Arranged Broadway Music, Dies at 84 (By BEN SISARIO, Aug. 1, 2003)
Jed Mattes, 50, Literary Agent and Advocate, Dies (NY TIMES, Aug. 1, 2003)
* Sam Phillips, Who Discovered Elvis Presley, Dies at 80 (By DOUGLAS MARTIN, Aug. 1, 2003)
* NATIONAL: Memphis Shaken as Rock 'n' Roll Heart Is Stilled (By DAVID M. HALBFINGER, Aug. 1, 2003)
Schwarzenegger and Top Ally Mum as Filing Deadline Nears (By JOHN M. BRODER, Aug. 1, 2003)
Poindexter Will Be Quitting Over Terrorism Betting Plan (By ERIC SCHMITT, Aug. 1, 2003)
Senators Push Saudi Arabia to Improve Antiterrorism Efforts (By TIMOTHY L. O'BRIEN, Aug. 1, 2003)
North Korea Seen as Ready to Agree to Wider Meetings (By STEVEN R. WEISMAN, Aug. 1, 2003)
HUMAN RIGHTS: U.S. Wants Iraqis to Judge Hussein (By THOM SHANKER and NEIL A. LEWIS, Aug. 1, 2003)
* DOWN THE DANUBE: AT THE SOURCE: The Danube Transformed: From River of Blood to River of Hope
(By RICHARD BERNSTEIN, Aug. 1, 2003)
* PARIS JOURNAL: Back to Barricades: Liberty, Equality, Sisterhood (By ELAINE SCIOLINO, Aug. 1, 2003)
Advance Peacekeepers Assessing Liberia (By SOMINI SENGUPTA, Aug. 1, 2003)
NY REGION: AN APPRAISAL: At Ground Zero, an Architectural Void No Longer (By HERBERT MUSCHAMP, Aug. 1, 2003)
Trade Center Arguments Fade, and a Single Vision Is Emerging (By EDWARD WYATT, Aug. 1, 2003)
EDITORIAL: The Growing Inmate Population (NY TIMES, Aug. 1, 2003)
EDITORIAL OBSERVER: Lending a Hand in an African Village (Don't Mind the Goats)
(By ADAM COHEN, Aug. 1, 2003)
OP-ED: State of Decline (By PAUL KRUGMAN, Aug. 1, 2003)
OP-ED: Show Us the Money (By JEREMY BLOOM, Aug. 1, 2003)
OP-ED: A War America Can Afford to Stop (By CHESTER A. CROCKER, Aug. 1, 2003)
BUSINESS: Stocks Rise on Strong Growth Data
[Dow +34, Nasdaq +14] (ASSOCIATED PRESS, Aug. 1, 2003)
Faster 2nd-Quarter Growth Fuels Optimism (By LOUIS UCHITELLE, Aug. 1, 2003)
Efforts to Stop Music Swapping Draw More Fire (By AMY HARMON, Aug. 1, 2003)
Judge Says I.B.M. Pension Shift Illegally Harmed Older Workers (By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, Aug. 1, 2003)
* TECHNOLOGY: Digital (Fill in the Blank) Is on the Horizon (By STEVE LOHR, Aug. 1, 2003)
ART: WILLEM VAN TETRODE: Bodies That Suggest Long Hours in a Renaissance Gym
(By ROBERTA SMITH, Aug. 1, 2003)
ART: PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM: A Bounty From Salem's Globe-Trotters (By HOLLAND COTTER, Aug. 1, 2003)
* ART: 'FROM PICASSO TO POLLOCK': The Guggenheim Offers a Primer in the Development of Modernism
(By JOHN RUSSELL, Aug. 1, 2003)
* ART: "FROM EXPRESSIONISM TO THE BAUHAUS": From Lurid to Luminous: Pre-Nazi German Images
(By KEN JOHNSON, Aug. 1, 2003)
ARTS: MY BROOKLYN: Clothes With Tales to Tell and Lives to Enliven (By GINIA BELLAFANTE, Aug. 1, 2003)
* INSIDE ART: A Big Find for the Met [Roberto Matta "Being With"] (By CAROL VOGEL, Aug. 1, 2003)
ANTIQUES: Dispersing Americana Treasures (By WENDY MOONAN, Aug. 1, 2003)
FILM: 'GIGLI': An Offer of Love He Can't Refuse (By A. O. SCOTT, Aug. 1, 2003)
MUSIC CRITIC: Toronto Uses a Concert to Send Out a Message (By NEIL STRAUSS, Aug. 1, 2003)
MUSIC: A New Spin (and Hand) for 'Mozart' (By JAMES R. OESTREICH, Aug. 1, 2003)
THEATER: 'AVENUE Q' A Feeling You're Not on Sesame Street (By BEN BRANTLEY, Aug. 1, 2003)
TV: '1-800-MISSING': Clairvoyant but Clueless on the Case (By ANITA GATES, Aug. 1, 2003)
TV: 'UNCONDITIONAL LOVE': A Homemaker and the Pop Star She Swoons For (By MARGO JEFFERSON, Aug. 1, 2003)

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