February 1977

Volume 28
Issue 2

Features 

Why, that’s George Billings.

Anonymous

When and how it got the green light to conduct “subversive operations abroad”

Why have Americans perceived nature as something to be conquered?

What it was like for the first travelers

What has befallen “the greatest peacetime achievement of twentieth-century America”s since the New Deal

And in doing so, the fate of Congress—will it be weak? will it be strong?—is determined

February 1977

Departments 

AMERICAN CHARACTERS

CROSSWORDS IN HISTORY

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY

READERS’ ALBUM