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2024

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A Day When Hope Died | Winter 2024 (Volume: 69, Issue: 1)

In an instant on November 22, 1963, morning in America became mourning in America.

One of the great tragedies of World War II, when five brothers were lost on the same ship, is remembered at two museums.

Why Did Ruby Kill Oswald? | Winter 2024 (Volume: 69, Issue: 1)

Sixty years ago, Jack Ruby shot Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. What was his motive? The Warren Commission lawyer who investigated Ruby reveals the killer’s state of mind.

Two gifted sisters in Philadelphia helped to transform early American science.

Two hundred years ago, the conflict in which the U.S. seized the Deep South from its Native inhabitants was a turning point in American history, but it is largely forgotten today.

In the 1880s, the daring American journalist George Kennan first revealed the horrors of the tsar’s system of Siberian prisons, where the regime sent dissidents who favored democratic reform in Russia.

Once a scene of tragedy, Georgia's 200-year-old Indian Spring Hotel now offers a venue for learning about the past – including the controversial Creek leader who built it.

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