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2018–2019 Editorial Calendar
WWII | November 2018
American Ingenuity | December 2018
America at War | January/February 2019
Women's Initiative| March 2019
Travel Issue | April 2019
Future Issue | May 2019
Lunar Landing 50th Anniversary| July/August 2019
American Ingenuity | December 2019