October 2002

Volume 53
Issue 5

Features 

The Cuban Missile Crisis as seen from the Kremlin

Has Route 66 gone too far? Is the SUV too BIG? Was the Architect of Liberty a lousy architect? And who let the poodles out? Our fifth annual survey puts them all in their place.

Anonymous

It's a city framed by the breathtaking peaks of Mount St. Helens and Mount Hood, only a 30-minute bike ride from the lush farmland of the Willamette Valley, and driven by a powerful sense of community that allows its citizens to hold on to the best of its pioneer past while collaborating on the future. Randy Gragg explains why American Heritage’s Great American Place Award goes to...

The United States Military Academy turns 200 this year. West Point has
grown with the nation—and, more than once, saved it.

October 2002

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