August/September 2004

Volume 55
Issue 4

Features 

A talk with the superb journalist and sports report who was the co-author of MASH and wrote Ernest Hemingway’s favorite fight novel

What are the 10 greatest movies ever about the Civil War?

For the brilliant songwriter behind the Beach Boys, the endless summer gave way to a very hard winter. Now he is back, with a work that wants to be no less than a musical history of the American dream.

The Stars and Stripes take to the streets

Six Aspects Of The Man—Three Political, Three Personal—Hint At How Posterity Will View Him

In their surprisingly short history, presidential debates have never lived up to our expectations—yet they’ve always proved invaluable

August/September 2004

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