November/December 2002

Volume 53
Issue 6

Features 

WHY SINATRA IS OUR GREATEST SINGER, PERIOD

A streetcar fan’s photo album is a window opening on the vanished workaday beauty of Downtown

The least-understood branch of our military was born 60 years ago but today is coming into prominence as never before

The campaign to revise Hitler’s reputation has gone on for 50 years, but there’s another strategy now. Some of it is built on the work of the head of the Gestapo—who may have enjoyed a comfortable retirement in America.

The little-appreciated U.S. public-land survey not only opened up our frontier but made possible our freedoms

And how history shows it’s actually good for us

November/December 2002

Departments 

Behind the Cutting Edge

History Happened Here

History Now

In the News

Letter From the Editor

My Brush With History

Time Machine