December 1994

Volume 45
Issue 8

Features 

America looked good to a high school senior then, and that year looks wonderfully safe to us now, but it was a time of tumult for all that, and there were plenty of shadows along with the sunshine

You’ve probably never heard of them, but these ten people changed your life. Each of them is a big reason why your world today is so different from anyone’s world in 1954

An Interview With the President and the First Lady

Forty years changed almost everything—but not the author’s gleaming, troubling memories of Miss Clark. So he went looking for her.

An Interview With Walter Cronkite

December 1994

Departments 

CORRESPONDENCE

EDITORS’ CHOICE

IN THE NEWS

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

LIFE AND TIMES

MY BRUSH WITH HISTORY