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A Correction

April 2023
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On page 9 of our August, 1969, issue, in the artide entitled “Black History, or Black Mythology?” it was stated that ”… the New York Times … formed Arno Press to reprint a list of ‘Forty-Five Books America Forgot …’ ” In fact, Arno Press was already producing a wide range of reprints in the fields of art and history when the Times acquired a controlling interest in the firm in January of 1968.

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Stories published from "October 1969"

Authored by: David G. Lowe

The Utopian Swedish colony at Bishop Hill, Illinois, lasted only sixteen years. But in Olof Krans’s strange and evocative paintings it has a kind of immortality

Authored by: James Thomas Flexner

WASHINGTON AFTER THE REVOLUTION: IV As the very first President, Washington had to invent his own job. What about a cabinet? How do you “advise” with tiresome senators? Should you have slaves in the executive mansion? How do you deal with all those uninvited visitors? And with the Vice President—especially when you know that he is terribly jealous?

Authored by: Morris Bishop

Sullivan’ s meticulously planned expedition of 1779 aimed to cripple once and for all the redskin allies of King George

Authored by: Robert S. Gallagher

Today a living maritime museum is taking shape on New York’s historic waterfront, where a century ago a thousand bowsprits pointed the way to commercial greatness

Authored by: Rufus Jarman

“Come immediately … Nothing like it in a lifetime!” an exalted customer telegrapheds wife after hearing the opening number of the National Peace Jubilee in 1869

Authored by: The Editors

One hundred years ago John Wesley Powell set out to explore the Grand Canyon of the Colorado —something no man had attempted before. His official report of the voyage remains one of the great adventure stories in all the literature of the American West

Authored by: Antonio Pigafetta

Another eyewitness takes us on another voyage, three and a half centuries earlier—this one around the world

Authored by: The Editors

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