December 1986

Volume 38
Issue 1

Features 

New Orleans cuisine—with its French roux, African okra, Indian filé, and Spanish peppers—is literally a gastronomic melting pot. Here’s how it all came together.

Fifty years ago these rough-and-ready tin soldiers were sold from bins cheap and by the handful. Today collectors are seeking them for their bright, simple vitality.

When Elsie Parrish was fired, her fight for justice led to dramatic changes in the nation’s highest court.

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