February/march 1993

Volume 44
Issue 1

Features 

It opened fifty years ago and changed Broadway forever

The struggles and torments of a forgotten class in antebellum America: black slaveowners

One terrible night came to symbolize the whole struggle for supremacy on the North American continent

Theodore Dreiser’s stark realism brought the American novel into the twentieth century. He paid a heavy price for his candor.

February/march 1993

Departments 

EDITORS’ BOOKSHELF

HISTORY HAPPENED HERE

IN THE NEWS

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

MY BRUSH WITH HISTORY

THE BUSINESS OF AMERICA

THE LIFE AND TIMES

THE TIME MACHINE