April 1969

Volume 20
Issue 3

Features 

Eisenhower dreamed of serving under Patton, but history reversed their roles. Their stormy association dramatically shaped the Allied assault on the Third Reich

The future French king asked Washington for directions and got an arduous tour of a new nation’s wilderness

In the bright mestizo tapestry of Mexico’s thirty centuries of civilization, the Indian, the Spanish, and the modern threads interweave—and tangle

The Union Pacific met the Central Pacific at Promontory—and the nation had truly been railroaded

John Solomon Rarey was possibly the greatest horse tamer the world has ever seen; his incredible feats made him the toast of Victoria, Napoleon III, and the Czar

WASHINGTON AFTER THE REVOLUTION: II

April 1969

Departments 

BEFORE THE COLORS FADE:

READING, WRITING, AND HISTORY