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2018 Editorial Calendar
1968: Special Issue | January/February 2018
Open Issue | March 2018
The Future Issue | April 2018
Travel | May 2018
Open Issue | June 2018
Double Issue | July/August 2018
Secrets of American History | September 2018
Open Issue | October 2018
Open Issue | November 2018
American Ingenuity | December 2018