American Heritage

Articles from Vol. 50, No. 8, December

Correspondence
Teen Angel The photo in the September issue on page 70, for "The Rise and Decline of the Teenager," brought back memories to my family. The Seattle football team in the picture was the Roosevelt High School Roughriders. My siblings and I all attended...
MacArthur's Missed Signal?
ON THANKSGIVING DAY 1950, TWO MONTHS AFTER GENERAL MACARTHUR'S masterly strategic stroke at Inchon, I was seventy-five miles south of Manchuria, posted to a battalion-sized 25th Infantry Division Task Force named for its commander, Lt. Col. Weldon...
SEEING the CENTURY
TO COMMEMORATE the passing of the most eventful hundred years since the race began, we have selected one hundred pictures, one for each year, following the single (but strictly enforced) rule that each picture must have been created in the year it...
The Image of the Century
It's one in a billion AMERICA ENTERED THE TWENTIETH CENTURY WITH ITS FINGER ON the shutter of Kodak's Brownie ("You press the button, we do the rest"). It gave the amateur point-and-shoot snapper rough equality with the professional photographer,...
The Time Machine
December/January 1949 Fifty Years Ago The Red Scare On January 21, 1950, a federal jury convicted Alger Hiss, a former high-ranking State Department employee, of perjury. In 1948, in testimony to the House Committee on Un-American Activities,...
Author Advanced search

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.