• Issue of
  • Oct 9-15, 2001
  • Vol. 22, No. 41

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  • Control Issues
  • Control Issues

    State legislators this year rejected a bill that would require health insurance plans to cover contraceptives. Leaders on both sides of the argument say the matter is far from settled.
  • Screen Saver
  • Screen Saver

    Just in time for the New Orleans Film Festival, two New Orleans classics -- Suddenly, Last Summer and Walk on the Wild Side -- get spiffed up by restoration expert Grover Crisp.
  • Veiled Threats

    With help from local volunteers from the National Organization of Women, some local Arab Americans are venturing out of the house for the first time since Sept. 11.
  • What's the Buzz?
  • What's the Buzz?

    We haven't seen them yet, but here's what critics are saying about 10 movies we can't wait to screen at the New Orleans Film Festival
  • The Home Front

    Environmentalists regroup to consider their options in an increasingly hostile climate -- and put the state DEQ on the front burner.
  • A World of One¹s Own
  • A World of One¹s Own

    Experimental animation filmmaker Helen Hill does her movies on the cheap. And with her new film, you can, too.
  • Street of Dreams
  • Street of Dreams

    After a couple of rough years, Frenchmen Street is hotter than ever.
  • Letters to the Editor

    'Your statement that "Kabacoff's plan embraces the ideas of New Urbanism" is an affront to every architect and urban planner in America.'
    --Val J. Dansereau
  • The Ones That Got Away
  • The Ones That Got Away

    Most of the old men began to show off as if they still had something to give to women this age. Performing a reenactment of prouder times, when women of this same age feigned interest in their male jokes and jobs.

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