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Joe Hagan

December 4, 2006 |
The Once and Future Kissinger

As another failed war threatens to tarnish his legacy, Henry Kissinger attempts to clarify his record—by evading, skirting, stretching, hedging, and stonewalling like the diplomatic master he is.

September 18, 2006
The United States of America vs. Bill Keller

How hard is it to be executive editor of the New York Times today? The White House calls him a traitor. He gets roasted every day on talk shows and blogs. The newsroom is losing faith. The paper is shrinking. And the worst part is that fighting back means overcoming his own nature.

June 19, 2006
Charlie the Conqueror

While Diane Sawyer waffled about taking over as the ABC evening-news anchor and the pregnant Elizabeth Vargas tried to hold on to it, her formally avuncular Good Morning America co-host Charles Gibson swooped in and seized the throne for himself.

June 5, 2006 | Intelligencer
Charles in Charge

ABC�s newly appointed Katie Couric killer on reporting from Iraq, Diane Sawyer�s wrath, and why he�s not just a Schieffer-esque codger.

May 22, 2006 | Feature
The Breaking of Michael Arad

When the then-34-year-old architect won the ground-zero-memorial competition, he looked like the Maya Lin of 9/11—a bright, shining star out of nowhere who would build a breathtaking new landmark. Two years later, all we’ve got is a pile of dirt, a price estimate nearing $1 billion, and a nasty, behind-the-scenes war of wills.

May 1, 2006 | Intelligencer
Colin Quinn’s Peer Group

"Spielberg, Myers,” says misunderstood genius.

April 17, 2006 | Intelligencer
Streit Fight Is On!

No Flyswatter for Bushnell in court case.