50 Years Ago in American Heritage
Letter to the Editor
His experiences in the Civil War shaped the mind of one of our greatest jurists.
We've gotten one farce after another from the secretive judges at the Swedish Academy who confer the world's most prestigious prize for literature
The famous photographs at Harvard, first published in American Heritage in 1977, are at the center of a difficult debate over who owns the images.
Seventy-five years ago this June, the celebrated writer for The New Yorker was one of the first journalists to witness the carnage on Omaha Beach.
In a pivotal trip in 1967, Sen. Kennedy saw first-hand the effects of poverty in the Delta.
Nearly 1,800 newspapers have died since 2004, creating “news deserts” across the country. At many remaining journals, cuts have been so deep that they've become “ghost papers.” What are the implications for democracy?
The city embodies the American spirit: freedom, democracy, innovation, arts, and a love of knowledge.