Table of Contents: May 10, 2004

TO OUR READERS 8 LETTERS 11 10 QUESTIONS: Larry Summers 17 NOTEBOOK 19 MILESTONES 26 IN THE ARENA: Joe Klein on Israel's new definition of normalcy 29


Brown, 50 Years Later The landmark desegregation case has produced changes that few could have predicted back in 1954 30


Kerry vs. Kerry The presumptive Democratic nominee is developing a reputation for toxic sound bites, and it's beginning to worry party strategists 38


Fallujah Showdown On the front lines with the Marines who battled insurgents in the rebel stronghold before turning over the task to Iraqi troops. A TIME exclusive 42


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