February/March 2000

Volume 51
Issue 1


Without his brilliance at espionage the Revolution could not have been won

Skirmishing about environmentalism may well continue forever, but the major war is over. It lasted far longer than most people realize.

In a century and a half it has produced six sublime, increasingly expensive boats—and competition so ferocious it is beginning to transcend national allegiances

Two hundred years after his birth, Americans still revere him as a martyr and loathe him as a fanatical murderer. What was he?

A true story of their final days on the Florida seashore

February/March 2000



History Happened Here

In the News

Letter From the Editor

My Brush With History

Readers’ Album

The Business of America

The Time Machine