April 2005

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Outdoor proceedings
On the lookout for enemies
Salvador Dali in Paris
Doses of oral polio vaccine are added to sugar cubes for use in a 1967 vaccination campaign

Conquering Polio

The new Indian memorial

Little Bighorn Reborn

With a new Indian memorial, the site of Custer's last stand draws descendants of victors and vanquished alike

One Writer's Garden

In Jackson, Mississippi, preservationists are restoring the verdant retreat that sustained novelist Eudora Welty

fishing shack

A Road Less Traveled

Cape Cod's two-lane Route 6A offers a direct conduit to a New England of yesteryear

Healing Arts

At Ojo Caliente, site of New Mexico's ancient hot springs, an artisan revives the craft of Native American pottery

Shore Bird

Architect Santiago Calatrava created an urban landmark in the guise of an addition for the Milwaukee Art Museum

Paciofic Crest Trail

Footpath Atop the West

Since the 1930s, the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail, extending from Mexico to Canada, has beckoned young and old

Rapture of the Deep

Pennekamp State Park—the nation's first coral-reef santcuary—protects a thriving ecosystem beneath the waves


Indelible Images

The Old Ballgames


Swords and Sandals

The Object at Hand

Hearing Aid

Presence of Mind

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Editor's Note

Emerging From Caves

From the Secretary

Invention at Play

Lewis and Clark

A Formidable Anamal

After a winter of waiting, the corps leaves Fort Mandan and heads warily into bear country

Lewis and Clark

William Clark and the Shaping of the West

The Last Page

Hugs and Kisses from the IRS