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Talking Back,
Getting Hitched,
Speaking Out
In an excerpt from her new memoir, Talking Back, Andrea Mitchell recounts her dustups with power—and love in the time of politics.

The Power of Her Choices
eLIT founder Safia Rizvi defied expectations when she moved to the U.S. from her native Pakistan, earned a Ph.D., and broke off an arranged marriage. Now she’s helping other women overcome barriers. By Susan Frith

Is Nothing Profane?
Director/Producer Paul Provenza finds out how far he can take a joke in The Aristocrats. By Caren Lissner

Volume 104, No.2
Cover Photograph by Candace diCarlo

©2005 The Pennsylvania Gazette
Last modified 10/25/05

From the Editor

Letters

FIRST PERSON : Essays
Notes from the Undergrad: Too old for New Student Orientation
Alumni Voices:
Remembering Bobby Koch
Elsewhere:
“Please resist the temptation to rescue me.”
Expert Opinion: The hurricane—or terrorist attack—next time

GAZETTEER : News & Sports
Gutmann visit to India mixes personal
and Penn connections
Better luck next time for Bronze Age reed-boat
Convocation: “The ride of your lives is about to begin.”
Penn holds fourth in U.S. News rankings
Muslim motivation: Faith or flag?
Middle East Center helps officers prepare for Iraq duty
Big top: Rotunda provides community arts space
Alternatives to deterrence needed in terror fight
New VP for Community Affairs named
Research in brief
Hurricane relief efforts
Football: Solid Start, Tough Loss
Scoreboard

ALL THINGS ORNAMENTAL : The Arts
Books The Emperor of Wine. Parker’s progress
Art Fine Arts tribute to Neil Welliver and Robert Slutzky
Interview “Zen Rabbi” Alan Lew
Books A Love Like No Other. Adoption stories
Books Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading. Life on the page
Briefly Noted
Arts Calendar

ALUMNI : Profiles
Anti-doper David Howman
Jewish advocate David Harris
“Lazy environmentalist” Josh Dorfman
Skate-entrepreneur Jen Goldstein
American woodworker Peter Korn

ALUMNI : Events : Notes : Obituaries

 
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