September 2001

Volume 52
Issue 6


In his last speech as President, he inaugurated the spirit of the 1960s

Is the newly beloved John Adams perhaps too beloved? Should Bob Dylan leave at his own chosen speed? What were all those “cavaliers” in GWTW actually fighting for? And was Joe given the benefit of a few too many jolts? Our fourth annual survey reshuffles the deck of greatness.

Nearly a century after she came on the scene, her wit, bravado, and sexuality are a bigger presence than ever

Etienne Brulé was one of the great explorers—the first white man to see Lakes Ontario, Erie, and Superior, the first to set foot in Michigan. Why have you never heard of him?

September 2001


History Happened Here

History Now

In the News

Letter From the Editor

My Brush With History

Time Machine