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Atlanta magazine’s editorial mission is to engage our community through provocative writing, authoritative reporting, and superlative design that illuminate the people, the issues, the trends, and the events that define our city. The magazine informs, challenges, and entertains our readers each month while helping them make intelligent choices, not only about what they do and where they go, but what they think about matters of importance to the community and the region. Atlanta magazine’s editorial mission is to engage our community through provocative writing, authoritative reporting, and superlative design that illuminate the people, the issues, the trends, and the events that define our city. The magazine informs, challenges, and entertains our readers each month while helping them make intelligent choices, not only about what they do and where they go, but what they think about matters of importance to the community and the region.
  

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Contents

Save the Children
25
Children's Rights (Organization) (Suits and claims), Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, Child welfare (Georgia), Foster home care, Social workers (Work load), Child abuse
Razing the Roof
26
Houses (Size), Housing (Atlanta metropolitan area (Ga.)), Real estate business
She's Gotta Have Him
28
Friendship, Gay men, Women (Psychology), Atlanta (Ga.) (Social life and customs)
Where Is the Love?
30
Dominique Wilkins (American basketball player) (Interviews), Atlanta Hawks (Basketball team)
Fruitful & Multiplying
32
Georgia Fruit Cake Company (Competition), Claxton Bakery, Inc (Competition), Fruitcake, Claxton (Ga.)
Tom Bell: Master Builder
89
Thomas Bell (Jr., American real estate developer.), Cousins Properties Inc (Officials)
James Wagner: Educator, Big Boss
89
James W. Wagner (American college president.); 1953-, Emory University (Officials)
Charles H. "Pete" McTier: Grant Maker
90
Charles H. McTier (American foundation official.); 1939-, Robert W. Woodruff Foundation (Officials)
Wayne Clough: Brainiac
90
Wayne Clough (American museum administrator.), Georgia Institute of Technology (Officials)
Jim Walton: Cable Guy
91
Jim Walton (American cable television executive.), Cable News Network (Officials)

Rage Against the Machines
42
James Glenn Henderson (American thief.), Automated teller machines (Theft), Conyers (Ga.) (Crime)
Get Out the Vote
46
Presidential primaries (2004, Georgia), Voting, Election workers (Attitudes)
The Old Deal
50
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (American president.); 1882-1945, Little White House Historic Site (Warm Springs, Ga.), Presidents, Political leadership, Inspiration
Bags of Tricks
55
Handbags (Prices), Atlanta (Ga.) (Stores)
Ice Capades
64
Ice skating rinks, Centennial Olympic Park (Atlanta, Ga.)
Talking with . . . Steve Guy
68
Steve Guy (American retail worker) (Interviews), Christmas trees, Lenox Square (Atlanta, Ga.)
Atlanta's Top 40: The City's Most Influential People
82
Atlantans, Leadership, Power (Social sciences)
Gerald Grinstein & John J. Malone: Airline Boss/Pilot and Negotiator
84
Gerald Grinstein (American airline executive.), John J. Malone (American airline pilot's union leader.), Delta Air Lines, Inc (Officials)
Arthur & Stephanie Blank: Power Couple
84
Arthur M. Blank (American home improvement chain executive.), Stephanie Blank (American wife of home improvement chain executive Arthur M. Blank.), Home Depot, Inc (Officials), Atlanta Falcons (Football team)
Jimmy Carter: Do-Gooder Extraordinaire
84
Jimmy Carter (American president.); 1924-
Ted Turner: Visionary
84
Ted Turner (American television and baseball executive.); 1938-, Cable News Network (Officials), Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) (Officials), Turner Broadcasting System, Inc (Officials)
Shirley Franklin: Dynamo
85
Shirley Franklin (American mayor.); 1945-
Andre Benjamin & Antwan Patton: Genre Busters
85
Andre 3000 (American rapper.); 1975-, Big Boi (American rapper.); 1975-, OutKast (Musical group)
Dr. Julie Gerberding: Health Crusader
85
Julie Gerberding (American physician and public health official.), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (Officials)
Sam Nunn: Nuke Fighter
86
Sam Nunn (senator.)
Bernie Marcus: Philanthropist
86
Bernard Marcus (American home improvement chain executive.), Home Depot, Inc (Officials)
Sam Massell, Susan Mendheim, A.J. Robinson: Intown Trifecta
86
Sam Massell (American civic leader.); 1927-, Susan Mendheim (American business organization official.), A. J. Robinson (American real estate developer and civic organization official.), Quality of life, Atlanta (Ga.) (Social conditions, Economic conditions)
Space Ghost: Superhero, Talk Show Host, Symbol of Cartoon Network's Audacity
86
Cartoon Network (Programming), Space Ghost: coast to coast (Television program), Space Ghost (Fictional character)
Mike Eskew: Delivery Man
88
Michael L. Eskew (American package delivery service executive.), United Parcel Service of America, Inc (Officials)
Bob Nardelli: Hardware Guru
88
Robert Nardelli (American automobile executive.), Home Depot, Inc (Officials)
JackGuynn: Money Manager
88
Jack Guynn (banking official.), Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Officials)
E. Neville Isdell: Soft Drink King
88
Neville Isdell (Irish beverage company executive.), Coca-Cola Company (Officials)
James Kennedy: Media Kingpin
88
James Cox Kennedy (American broadcasting executive.), Cox Enterprises Inc (Officials)
Carl Patton: Educator/Urban Planner
89
Carl V. Patton, Georgia State University (Officials)
Frank Ski: Morning Talker
91
Frank Ski (American radio talk show host.), WVEE (Radio station: Atlanta, Ga.)
Walter Massey: Morehouse Man
91
Walter E. Massey (American physicist and college president.), Morehouse College (Officials)
Sonny Perdue: Governor
91
Sonny Perdue (American governor.); 1946-
Thurbert Baker: Law Man
92
Thurbert E. Baker (American state attorney general.); 1952-, Georgia Attorney General
Spurgeon Richardson & Sam Williams: Genial Hosts
92
Spurgeon Richardson (American event planner and lobbyist.), Sam Williams (American event planner and lobbyist.), Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (Officials)
Cynthia Tucker: Plainspeaking Pundit
92
Cynthia Tucker (American newspaper columnist.), Atlanta journal-constitution (Newspaper)
Eddie Long: Preacher
93
Eddie L. Long (American clergyman.)
Kathy Cox: Theorist
93
Kathy Cox (American state school superintendent.), Education (Georgia)
Andrew Agwunobi: Doctor, Wunderkind
93
Andrew Agwunobi (American pediatrician and health care administrator.), Grady Health System (Firm) (Officials), Atlanta (Ga.) (Hospitals)
Sally Dorsey, Lynne Halpern & Laura Turner Seydel: Fundraisers
93
Sally Dorsey (American charity fund raiser.), Lynne Halpern (American charity fund raiser.), Laura Turner Seydel (American socialite, philanthropist and conservationist.), Fund raising, Atlanta (Ga.) (Social conditions)
Power Void
94
Maynard H. Jackson (American mayor.); 1938-2003, Atlanta (Ga.) (Politics and government)
Duane Ackerman: Telephone Man
95
F. Duane Ackerman (American telecommunications executive.), BellSouth Corporation (Officials)
Richard Pennington: Top Cop
95
Richard Pennington (American police chief.), Atlanta (Ga.) (Police)
A.D. "Pete" Correll: Paper Pusher
95
A. D. Correll (American paper industry executive.), Georgia-Pacific Corp (Officials)
Roxanne Spillett: Nurturer
95
Roxanne Spillett (American social services organization executive.), Boys & Girls Clubs of America (Officials), Atlanta (Ga.) (Youth)
The Bert Show: Best Friends
96
WWWQ (Radio station: Atlanta, Ga.), Bert show (Radio program)
Harry C. "Hank" Payne: Educator
96
Harry C. Payne, Woodward Academy (Officials)
Jim Borders: Condo King
96
Jim Borders (American real estate developer.), Novare Group, Inc (Officials)
Vernon Jones: Mr. Aggressive
96
Vernon Jones (American county government official.); 1960-, DeKalb County (Ga.) (Politics and government)
Conversation: Jimmy Carter
98
Jimmy Carter (American president); 1924- (Interviews)
Ad Infinitum
100
Consumer behavior, Choice (Psychology), Magnetic resonance imaging, Brain mapping
Flight Check: Are Mick Vick and Co. Finally Ready for Takeoff?
104
Atlanta Falcons (Football team) (Photographs), Football, Professional (Training camps, Photographs)
Clean Slate
114
Radcliffe Bailey (artist) (Homes and haunts), Houses (Interior design)

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