2001-06-01

Date: 
Friday, June 1, 2001

De Profundis

The hundredth anniversary of the death of Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), widely commemorated in the music world this year, reminds us that he wrote what is...

The Genome & Us

Introduction "One doesn’t want to get carried away, but I have to say I’m pretty carried away." That’s how Francis Collins, who directs...

John J. Egan, R.I.P.

Studs Terkel once said of Monsignor John J. Egan, for over forty years a field commander in battles for social justice: "He never met a picket line he didn...

Bush-league Energy Plan

Chicken Little and George W. Bush are wrong. The sky is not falling and, the current manufactured hysteria notwithstanding, there is no energy crisis. Not at...