Philip Van Doren Stern

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Philip Van Doren Stern, a student of Lincoln and the Civil War, has contributed several articles to AMERICAN HERITAGE . This article is adapted from An End to Valor, soon to be published by Houghton Mifflin Co.

Articles by this Contributor

February 1957

Did the mysterious Portuguese sea captain help plot Lincoln’s assassination, or was he an informer?

October 1957

Professing humanitarian motives, he gave gangsters a word for their artillery and the world its first practicable machine gun.

February 1958

“The President came forward and the sun burst through the clouds.”