February/March 2001

Volume 52
Issue 1

Features 

It's the tenth anniversary of the Gulf War. America certainly didn't lose, but what else do we know about it?

In Virginia, a quarrel is going on about who can be allowed to lie in a family graveyard. Because the family is Thomas Jefferson’s, the outcome of the dispute is important to every American.

One of the last veterans; of a dangerous violent, exhilarating way of life tells of a youth spent on the Road.

It was never designed to actually elect a President, it’s awkward, cumbersome, and confusing, and almost no one likes it. Americans have been trying to get rid of it for more than two centuries. Yet it’s still here. Now we are seeing renewed efforts to reform or eliminate the Electoral College. Will they succeed? Don’t bet on it.

Andy Warhol and friends oversaw the death of a centuries-old tradition and the birth of the postmodern.

February/March 2001

Departments 

Behind the Cutting Edge

History Happened Here

History Now

In the News

Letter From the Editor

My Brush With History

The Business of America

Time Machine