June 1974

Volume 25
Issue 4

Features 

She was, said Governor Winthrop, an American Jezebel

Seventh in a series of paintings for AMERICAN HERITAGE

A soldier remembers a great battle

These hardy Texas beasts with “too much legs, horns, and speed” had long since been replaced by stodgier breeds. Now they were facing extinction…

Was there really a conspiracy to burn the town?

Carl Fisher thought Americans should be able to drive across their country, but it took a decade and a world war to finish his road

Outrageous and irreverent, publisher James Gordon Bennett shocked and delighted nearly everyone

June 1974

Departments 

A LOOK AT THE RECORD

I REMEMBER

Letter from the Editor

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY

READING, WRITING, AND HISTORY