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November 2002
Volume 66, Number 2

Feature stories:

Nov 02 cover  

Inside Autism

People with autism live in their own isolated worlds. Child Study Center clinicians and research scientists alike are learning how to make contact—and how to make a difference.



Finding Franklin

Using the voluminous Papers of Benjamin Franklin at Yale, Sterling Professor Emeritus Edmund Morgan fleshes out our most intriguing founding father.



Secrets of the Temple

A team of artists and scholars led by art historian Mary Miller has reconstructed the most important murals in Maya art—1,200 years after they were painted.



School Days in the West Bank

These days, teaching in a Palestinian village is an education unto itself, as two recent alumni can attest.




Light & Verity
+  a fight over military recruiting
+  very civil disobedience
+  Berkeley goes organic
+  anti-drug advertising works

Inside the Blue Book
A balanced look at animal rights and wrongs.

One million dollars to boost science teaching.

Kofi Annan at Yale; birthday honors for Edward Bouchet.

From the Archives

In Print
Baseball and Bart; inside Bones; electoral reform.

Sacco and Vanzetti; turning art; chiaroscuro; fireworks.

News from Alumni House

Old Yale
How Yale derailed a career in small-town pharmacy.


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