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6 - BLUE SKY INVASION Searching for the American Dream, aerospace workers transform the Santa Clara Valley. By David Beers '79, Illustrations by Dug Waggoner

15 - SEEING IS BELIEVING Professor Sally Wood develops software to help students visualize basic engineering concepts. By Laura Trujillo '92

18 - CONFRONTING THE SCARS OF CENTURIES A legal challenge to California's Proposition 209 is the latest round in a long- running debate over affirmative action. By Margaret M. Russell

26 - SHADOWY ALLIANCE A recent expose alleging CIA links to the crack cocaine epidemic in California's inner cities raises questions about responsibility and truth in journalism. By Peter Kornbluh

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Elise Banducci

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 39 Number 1, Spring 1997



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