American Heritage Sep-Oct 1990 Author:Society Of American Historians and American Association For State & Local History Why Benedict Arnold Did It by Willard Sterne Randall -- He marched his men to battle in the first hours of the war and quickly showed himself to be among the finest of the Continental commanders. America's most infamous traitor could have been remembered as one of the great heroes of the Revolution--and in fact to the end of his life that ju... more »st what Benedict Arnold believed he was.
Interfiew with Ken Burns by Bernard A. Weisberger -- "The great arrogance of the present is to forget the intelligence of the past." The maker of a fine new documentary on the Civil War tells how the medium of film can evoke the emotional reality of history.
History Happened Here: New Castle-on-Delaware
Grand Illusions by Jane Preddy -- For one exuberant decade John Eberson built "atmospheric theaters" that were part architectural history, part circus, and wholly enchanting to the audiences that sat beneath their starry ceilings.
Life & Times: Of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) by Geoffrey C. Ward
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