March 2003

Volume 54
Issue 1

Features 

A novelist who has just spent several years with them tells a moving story of love: public and private, given and withheld

A nationwide gene-purity movement promoted methods that eventually were adopted by the Third Reich. And everyone from John D. Rockefeller to W. E. B. Du Bois supported it.

The story of Chicago in the nineteenth century is the story of the making of America, Donald L. Miller says. A new PBS documentary based on a book he wrote shows why.

A soldier-historian looks at how the world has changed in the past decade and finds that America is both hostage to history and likely to be saved by it

March 2003

Departments 

History Happened Here

History Now

In the News

My Brush With History

Time Machine