August/September 2003

Volume 54
Issue 4

Features 

Why the UN was in trouble from the start

The French helped us win our Revolution. A few years later we were at war with Napoleon’s navy. The two countries have been falling in and out of love ever since. Why?

The United States Information Agency did not long survive the Cold War it helped wage. But today the lessons it taught us may be more useful than ever.

It was once as big as fear of flying, and it helped show the way to psychotherapy and the modern treatment of traumatic stress

The man who has lived with him nearly as long as Samuel Clemens did tells why Twain still has the power to delight—and to disturb

August/September 2003

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