October/November 1978

Volume 29
Issue 6

Features 

A. B. Frost faithfully recorded the woodland pursuits of himself and his affluent friends

Anonymous

Gargantuan, gross, and cynical, the patrician boss Boies Penrose descended from aristocracy to dominate Pennsylvania Republican politics for thirty years

They went to the woods with rod and gun—and gloves, servants, caviar, and champagne

Images of the Maritime West

David McCullough’s
THE PATH BETWEEN THE SEAS

Anonymous

Was the Cuban leader always a Marxist or did the United States impel him in that direction? A distinguished historian of Cuban affairs examines the critical years when the Castro revolution became a communist dictatorship.

The life and death of the world’s largest textile mill, in the words of the men and women who worked there

Henry Morion Stanley, who later found Dr. Livingstone, reports the Treaty of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, October, 1867

Anonymous

The mysterious diseases that nearly wiped out the Indians of New England were the work of the Christian God-or so both Pilgrims and Indians believed

October/November 1978

Departments 

A HERITAGE PRESERVED

AMERICAN CHARACTERS

POSTSCRIPTS