Table of Contents: Nov. 1, 2004

10 QUESTIONS: CEO H. Lee Scott on Wal-Mart's retailing reputation 8


NOTEBOOK: A frenzied campaign finish; war on aid workers; why polls disagree; Nitze dies 19

JOE KLEIN: Bush's policy gap 27


The Day After Nov. 2 No matter what happens on Election Day, an angry campaign aimed at a bitterly divided nation will make it hard for America to heal 28

COULD 2000 HAPPEN AGAIN? The lawyers are lining up 36

ELECTION NIGHT CHEAT SHEET: How to follow the returns 38

PHOTO ESSAY: The voters 41

WHERE THEY STAND: A side-by-side comparison of Bush and Kerry...

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