Fall 2010

Volume 60
Issue 3

Features 

The lovable gang of kids and dog came from the imagination of a man who adored children

An impetuous and sometimes corrupt Congress has often hamstrung the efforts of the president since the earliest days of the Republic

A story that the Confederate president donned a petticoat to evade capture emerged right after Union cavalrymen apprehended him in Georgia at war’s end. But is it true?

America’s first civil war took place during the Revolution, an ultra violent, family-splitting, and often vindictive conflict between patriots and loyalists

Miscalculations and blunders by world leaders precipitated the Korean War 60 years ago

Civil War Chronicles 

Lincoln came out a victor in the 1860 presidential election despite winning only 2 percent of the Southern vote