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KEN SILVERSTEIN is an investigative reporter for the Washington, D.C., bureau of the Los Angeles Times. A former contributing editor to Harper’s Magazine, in which a portion of this story first appeared, he has written for Mother Jones, The Nation, and The American Prospect, among others. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Hahn, David, 1976-Gifted boys United States Biography, Problem youth United States Biography, Breeder reactors, Boy Scouts of America