American Heritage

August/September 2003       Volume 54, Number 4

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On the Cover:

France and Us
Why we are bound to kiss and make up.




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Unlinked articles available only in the printed edition

Departments

Letter from the Editor

Correspondence

History Now

In the News
America’s First Iraq.

History Happened Here
“The Sweetest Place on Earth”: Milton Hershey built a company town so pleasant it became a tourist attraction.

Readers’ Album
The Poultry Queen

My Brush With History
Toy Story. Freedom Rider.

Time Machine
The Warren Court.


 

Feature Articles

France and Us
Why we are bound to kiss and make up.

Terror of Trains
It helped show the way to modern psychotherapy.

Telling America’s Story
Learning from the United States Information Agency’s long war.

“With Mark Twain You Can Get Away With Murder”
He still has the power to delight—and to disturb.

Disunited Nations
Why the UN was in trouble from the start.

The Modern Founder
Benjamin Franklin speaks to us more directly than any of his colleagues.

ON THE COVER:
Yanks and French friends in August 1944; Bush and Chirac on Memorial Day, 2003.
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