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Table of Contents - October 2008 American History

Originally published by American History magazine. Published Online: August 05, 2008 
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FEATURES

HOW THE WEST WAS SPUN
by Stephen G. Hyslop
Buffalo Bill's Wild West show featured real-life cowboys and Indians and perpetuated a myth that still colors our understanding of the frontier.

15 MINUTES THAT SAVED AMERICA
by H.W. Brands
Franklin D. Roosevelt confronted a crisis of confidence in the banks by using the first broadcast from the Oval Office to speak plainly and directly to people nationwide.

MORTGAGED AMERICA
A graphic look at the historical roots of the burgeoning debt crisis among homeowners.

THE GHOSTS OF MONTPELIER
by Walt Harrington
James and Dolley Madison's house gets a $24 million facelift that peels away layers of 20th-century embellishments and offers fresh insights into how the mastermind of the Constitution spent his later years

A CONCERNED PHOTOGRAPHER  
Cornell Capa's candid shots of JFK, Marilyn Monroe, Grandma Moses and others helped create a visual history of our times.

BLAME GAMES
by Scott Smith
Nationalist tempers flared on and off the field between Team USA and Team UK at the 1908 Olympics in London.

CITIZENS, START YOUR ENGINES
by Brock Yates
Henry Ford's Model T turns 100.

DEPARTMENTS  

CONTRIBUTORS

LETTERS

PUBLICK OCCURRENCES
John Brown goes to the opera, divers find intact Revolutionary warship, Star-Spangled Banner restored to old glory and more

DIALOGUE
Sean Wilentz on the Age of Ronald Reagan

DECONSTRUCTED
The Brooklyn Bridge

 

LETTER FROM AMERICAN HISTORY

REVIEWS
American Indian baseball players, Walter Borneman's Polk, a Southern mansion hits the road and more

CHALLENGE
Test your knowledge of vice presidential history

BLOODLINES
Alexander Hamilton's legacy of hubris

 

 



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