September 1998

Volume 49
Issue 5


In the past hundred years psychiatry has come full circle: Psychoanalysis lost; medicine won

The monarch of all amusement devices is beautiful to look at and exhilarating to ride. Even so, roller coasters nearly died out in America before recent events brought them surging back.

The English journalist has spent more than a decade preparing a book on this country’s role in the most eventful hundred years since the race began. He liked what he found enough to become an American himself.

ELIZABETH CADY STANTON’S sardonic and biting protofeminist commentary on the Bible cost her the leadership of the suffragist movement

That’s what the newspapers called him, and he spent an increasingly reckless career trying to edit out the adjective. But even winning a war single-handed didn’t get him what he wanted.

September 1998


History Happened Here

In the News

Letter From the Editor

My Brush With History

Summing Up

The Business of America

The Time Machine