March 2006 Bulletin

Table of Contents

Features

One-on-One with Dr. Margaret Chan

Representative of the WHO Director-General for Pandemic Influenza

Drive-In Nation

Judgment Day for the U.S. Auto Industry?

The Producers

What’s it like to make movies in Hollywood outside the big-budget studios? A handful of independent producers talk about the risky but rewarding business of working in the film industry as it confronts new economic and technological realities.

The Little Ice-Cream Company That Could

Nearly thirty years ago, Gary Rogers barely scraped together the $14K he needed to invest in a struggling Bay Area ice-cream company. Today, it’s a $2 billion global business. This is no “plain vanilla” success story.