February/March 1999

Volume 50
Issue 1

Features 

One woman’s journey into her family’s past uncovers a story that affects every American

A Jefferson descendant on luck, ancestry, and the meaning of the DNA findings

Genealogy is vastly different today from just a generation ago. Here’s what the changes mean to you.

Why World War II is so difficult to get right on the screen—and the movies that do it best

DAVID McCULLOUGH tells why he thinks history is the most challenging, exhilarating, and immediate of subjects

February/March 1999

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