June/July 2004

Volume 55
Issue 3

Features 

The Republican party ensured a landslide defeat when it nominated Barry Goldwater in 1964, but the Democrats did far more lasting damage to themselves at their convention that year. In fact, they still haven’t recovered.

She has become one of the most famous of all American women, but to the biographer she is a tantalizingly elusive quarry

The explorers who set out two hundred years ago were in danger for three years. Their legacy was in danger for decade after decade—and it was Meriwether Lewis who almost killed it.

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