October 1972

Volume 23
Issue 6

Features 

Anonymous

Their homely symbols tell us more about voter behavior than party platforms do

Our half-known new western empire was mapped, in a great mass exploration, by the Army’s Pacific Railroad Surveys of 1853

The Navy and contractor Smith accused each other of fraud. The Navy won—until the President took a hand

A reminiscent tribute to a great American painter, with an evocative selection from thousands of unpublished sketches

A Little Visit to the Lower Depths via

Form the Journal of Comte Jean-Francois-Louis de Clermont-Crèvecoeur

Anonymous
October 1972

Departments 

BEFORE THE COLORS FADE

READING, WRITING, AND HISTORY