November 2019

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Chilkoot Trail

Gold Fever! Deadly Cold! And the Amazing True Adventures of Jack London in the Wild

In 1897, the California native went to the frozen North looking for gold. What he found instead was the great American novel

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Che's Kid Hits the Road

What's Ernesto Guevara, son of the world's most recognizable revolutionary, doing on a Harley Davidson? Leading a whirlwind tour around his native island

Sausage, Ribs and Brisket

All Fired Up!

A tiny suburban eatery is breaking all the rules to create some of the freshest-tasting grub on the horizon


Behind the Lines

How a covert U.S. Army intelligence unit canvassed war-torn Europe, capturing intelligence with incalculable strategic value



Your feedback on our coverage of women in science, Prince, and the Green Corn Rebellion



Fifty years after Native American activists occupied the island, take a look back at the old prison in San Francisco Bay


Long Division

Even after a terrible barrier comes down, an artist conjures its haunting presence


The News From Over There

A tragedy at home led one intrepid historian to find and catalog precious correspondence for future generations to study


Love, American Style

A history of getting hitched reveals the only thing that people are not in a hurry to do


How to Boost Morale

Bandleader Glenn Miller, who was lost at sea 75 years ago, played and replayed the song before troops serving in World War II


Snow Job

You don't have to ski on cornflakes because Hollywood's quest for authenticity on-screen triggered an avalanche of frozen innovation

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