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Volume 62
Issue 1

Features 

Notes about the famous historian and American Heritage editor

New England industrialists hired thousands of young farm girls to work together in early textile mills—and spawned a host of unintended consequences

Debate over America's involvement in World War II came to a head in July 1941 as the Senate argued over a draft extension bill. The decision would have profound consequences for the nation.

CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite underwent a dramatic change of heart during the Vietnam War—and in doing so, changed the face of broadcast journalism

Aaron Burr's 1807 trial challenged the Constitution