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Fear and Clothing in Atlanta
Steve Rushin
February 17, 2003
As America was put on Orange Alert last Friday, Atlanta appeared well-fortified against a terrorist attack, filled as it was with armored stretch Hummers and blocklong bulletproof Escalades. In the lobby of the Hyatt Regency, where NBA All-Stars stayed in advance of their game on Sunday, men sipped Hennessy from golden goblets, wore mink top hats and terry-cloth tracksuits—in robin's-egg blue and traffic-cone orange—and proved, among many other things, that discretion is not the better part of velour.
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February 17, 2003

Fear And Clothing In Atlanta

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