Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | May 6, 2004

Issue of

May 6-12, 2004

Vol. 20, No. 18


  • Mary Beth Buchanan Makes Her Case

    How our U.S. attorney grew to be the darling of John Ashcroft and the nemesis of civil libertarians.

    By Chris Potter

  • Art Attack

    Attack Theatre performer helps city schools develop new arts-oriented elementary

    By Julie Mickens

  • Heads Above Water

    Soiree to raise final wave of pool funds Finally, a reason to celebrate the city's financial distress: It's a good excuse for a party.

    By Marty Levine

  • Mere Image

    It's fashionable to dis the NAACP, but these civil rights champs are out to prove they still have their letters in order

    By Brentin Mock

  • Off the Records

    Justice Department stops quest for patients' abortion records

    By Julie Mickens

  • Bush League

    A Modest Roundup of (Im)pertinent Media about the Current Administration

    By Bill O'Driscoll

  • Right on Target

    Senate race has Republican lurching left and Dem flirting with right wing.

    By Rich Lord

  • Kerry for Bush

    Annual condom package design contest rears its head again In Planned Parenthood's annual "Stiff Competition," even the "call for entries" sounds dirty.

    By Marty Levine



  • A Conversation With Eric and Mandi Odier-Fink

    She's a labor lawyer from a blue-collar Indiana family where union jobs simply meant a good living; he's a red-diaper baby from Brooklyn whose labor activism began with advocacy for undocumented foreign-born workers on his college campus.

    By Bill O'Driscoll