Lester A. Reingold

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Lester A. Reingold’s article on time capsules appeared in the November 1999 issue.

Articles by this Contributor

November 1999

Americans have been launching time capsules into the future for over a century now, and today we’re creating more than ever. Why is it that so few reach their destination? And that so many merely bore their recipients?

October 2003

A town forced to earn its living by its wits from the very beginning—most spectacularly through the work of two young bicycle mechanics—and now remaking itself into a Colonial Williamsburg of the industrial age, this year’s Great American Place is