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Reason for Hope

To the editor: I read with great interest Michael Miner’s account of the “gas attack” controversy [Hot Type, August 23]. These are difficult days indeed for reasoned dialogue over the Middle East, and the story of the reaction to Shen’s film review (where “nerve gas” was attributed to the Israeli Defense Forces) is a microcosm […]

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Another Boeker Backer

To the editors: I don’t know whether February has become “death to the writer” month, but between the Ayatollah and threats made by anonymous artistic directors of local theaters [February 3 and 24]–against your reviewer, Tom Boeker–I see a very unfortunate trend. Having been associated with two productions that have received the “Boeker cure” (one […]