April 1977

Volume 28
Issue 3

Features 

Man, Land, and History in the Deepest Gorge on Earth

One of America's most distinguished publishers writes of his personal and professional friendship with the famed historian, Samuel Eliot Morison.

The Man, the Myth, and the Midnight Ride

The behind-the-scenes struggle in 1948 between the President and the State Department

“The world is my country, to hate rascals is my religion” he once said, and for more than forty years—before he mysteriously vanished—he blasted away at the delusions, pretentions, posturings, hopes, dreams, foibles, and institutions of all mankind. His name was Ambrose Bierce …

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In southern California the orange found a home.

A last look at an American institution

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April 1977

Departments 

AMERICAN CHARACTERS

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY

READERS’ALBUM