American Heritage Sep 1996 Author:Society Of American Historians and American Association For State & Local History Chicken Story by John Steele Gordon -- A century ago you'd eat steak and lobster when you couldn't afford chicken. Today it can cost less than the potatoes you serve it with. What happened? — Violence In America by David T. Courtwright -- What human nature and the tumultuous early years of the California gold rush have to tell us about crime in... more » the inner city today.
Omni-American: An Interview By Tony Scherman -- Albert Murray sees our culture as an incandescent fusion of European, Yankee, frontier, and black--and the blues as its highest expression.« less