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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS F irst, of course, thanks to Charles Johnson for allowing me to interview him so extensively and for writing the foreword to this collection of interviews . He has been very generous with his time, and I’m deeply grateful. Also, thanks to Carla Kraehenbuehl, my research assistant for fall 2002. Carla typed many of these interviews and conducted some key research into securing reprint rights for two of them. Finally, thanks to Lillian Crook, director of Stoxen Library at Dickinson State University, for being undaunted by my countless interlibrary loan requests. As always, my deepest appreciation and love to my daughter, Sophia. J. M. xxvii ...