August 1975

Volume 26
Issue 5

Features 

Ninth in a series of paintings for AMERICAN HERITAGE

High on a hill above the Hudson River Frederick Edwin Church indulged his passion for building an exotic dream castle

IN THE MOST FAMOUS DUEL IN AMERICAN HISTORY AARON BURR IS USUALLY SEEN AS THE VILLAIN, ALEXANDER HAMILTON AS THE NOBLE VICTIM, BUT WAS IT REALLY THAT SIMPLE?

IT’S A PETRIFIED MAN!
IT’S A SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY IDOL!
IT’S A HOAX!
ITS THE CARDIFF GIANT!

Who today remembers John Paulding, Isaac Van Wert, or
David Williams? Yet for a century they were renowned as the
rustic militiamen who captured Major John André

Gene Debs was America’s leading socialist, but just about everyone agreed he had

August 1975

Departments 

A LOOK AT THE RECORD

I REMEMBER

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY