American Heritage Oct 1991 Author:Society Of American Historians and American Association For State & Local History Everything You Need To Know About Columbus by Gloria Deak -- Exactly a year from now the world will be marking the 500th anniversary of the single most important event of the past millennium. The zeal of one man brought about that event, and his name and talk of his achievements will be omnipresent. Here, then, is a Columbus catechism to help ... more »you through the months ahead: Was he really the first? If he sailed for Spain, why do Italians make such a fuss about his birthday? How come America isn't named for him? Why is he being called a villain now?
Naming A Justice by Hiller B. Zobel -- It has always been politics as usual. Supreme Court vacancies have provoked fierce, colorful--and wholly partisan--battles since the earliest years of the Republic.
Life & Times: Of JFK by Geoffrey C. Ward.
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