American Heritage May 2003 Author:Society Of American Historians and American Association For State & Local History Comparing Notes With Lewis & Clark by Leslie Allen -- A present-day adventurer canoes the Upper Missouri to find that time and fortune have erased signs of its later history, restoring the wilderness the Corps of Discovery penetrated nearly 200 years ago. — Where Berlin & America Meet by Fredric Smoler -- Our common history isn't all pleasant, bu... more »t seeing it firsthand is deeply moving.
Reinventing A River by Cait Murphy & Rosanne Haggerty -- Its waters drove our first Industrial Revolution--and were poisoned by it. Thoreau believed the Merrimack might not run purely again for thousands of years, but today it is a welcoming pathway through a hundred-mile-long red-brick museum of America's rise to power.
Empire Of The Winds by Scott Banks -- In the Aleutian Islands you can explore a landscape of violent beauty, discover the traces of an all-but-forgotten WWII campaign that was fought on American soil, and just possibly catch a $100,000 fish.« less