May/June 1989

Volume 40
Issue 4

Features 

An architecture for a new nation found its inspiration in ancient Rome

The storm broke over their small town and changed their lives forever

New Yorkers recall 1939 as the year of the great World’s Fair in Flushing Meadow. But that’s just more Eastern provincialism. Take a look at what was going on in San Francisco.

Why do you need so much money to be rich nowadays? It’s a question that historians and readers of history have always found difficult to answer.

May/June 1989

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HISTORY HAPPENED HERE

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

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THE TIME MACHINE