October 1974

Volume 25
Issue 6

Features 

The U.S. Post Office, 1775-1974

Eighth in a series of paintings for AMERICAN HERITAGE

Anonymous
Anonymous

HOW TWO FAMOUS FIGURES OF THE TWENTIES GREW UP, MET, AND FELL IN LOVE

“Your body is a temple,” our ancestors told their pubescent youngsters. ‘Now go take a cold bath”

It hardly seemed possible that a British garrison of seven hundred men could withstand a siege by the greatest American armada of the Revolution. But luck was not with the Americans that summer

October 1974

Departments 

A LOOK AT THE RECORD

I REMEMBER

POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY

READING, WRITING, AND HISTORY