September 2000

Volume 51
Issue 5


Why we hate the new money.

When John Adams was elected President, and Thomas Jefferson Vice President, each came to see the other as a traitor. Out of their enmity grew our modern political system.

The strangest of all Cold War relics also offers a clue to why we won it

Nikita Khrushchev’s son remembers a great turning point of the Cold War, as seen from behind the Iron Curtain

From Berlin to Washington to Area 51, landmarks of the era are opening up to tourists.

How the U.S. Air Force came to drop an A-bomb on South Carolina

September 2000