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The Third Compartment

Although the raw figures from Census 2000 have been in the public domain for months already, the American public's response to the latest decennial survey is still not clear. For politicians, the census has been a wakeup call, alerting them to...

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    A Voice in the Darkness

    I was finishing the original draft of this column early on the morning of September 11 when I received the news. My wife called me from the grammar school where she teaches near our home on Long Island. "Something awful," she said quietly and...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    On Pearl Harbor

    My experiences aboard a Navy aircraft carrier that often entered and departed Pearl Harbor, each time passing by the U.S.S. Arizona, overrode George McCartney's review of Pearl Harbor. I think the film is outstanding—indeed, one of the...

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