Table of Contents: Oct. 4, 2004

10 QUESTIONS: Sumner Redstone on the Rather flap and MTV in China 8

LETTERS 10

NOTEBOOK

A scotched plan to influence Iraq's election; terrorism and the vote; the Nader effect 17

IN THE ARENA: Joe Klein on what's wrong with polling and focus groups 29

NATION

How to Win the War As insurgents gain ground in Iraq, we look at the five goals crucial for achieving U.S. victory 30

Ready, Set ... Debate How badly do both sides want to win? As the Bush and Kerry teams prepare to joust this week, no detail, from pens to podiums, has been overlooked...

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