November 1990

Volume 41
Issue 7

Features 

Americans have always sympathized with the Eastern European countries in their struggles for democracy, but for two centuries we haven’t been able to help much. Do we have a chance now? A distinguished expatriate looks at the odds.

In its majesty and in its simplicity, the Greek Revival house seemed to echo America’s belief in the past and hopes for the future

Very. The legacy of British traits in America is deeper and more significant than we knew.

What the past tells of America’s role in the current crisis is sometimes contradictory—but always worth listening to

November 1990

Departments 

EDITORS’ BOOKSHELF

HISTORY HAPPENED HERE

IN THE NEWS

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

MY BRUSH WITH HISTORY

THE BUSINESS OF AMERICA

THE LIFE AND TIMES

THE TIME MACHINE