November/December 2006

Volume 57
Issue 6

Features 

America’s Patrick O’Brian isn’t a writer; he’s a painter

How the U. S. military reinvented itself after Vietnam

For generations the name was as closely associated with Christmas as Santa Claus

The very American career of the card game you can learn in
10 minutes and work on for the rest of your life

What happened when an anti—Vietnam War activist met his new client—Lyndon Johnson