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September/October 1997

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September/October 1997

Towards Life in the Fast Lane

A new film shows the love-hate relationship Americans have with the interstate.

By Ronica Roth

Volume 18, Issue 5

I-95 sweeps down the coast into downtown Miami.

Carl Juste, ©1993 Miami Herald

  • Features

    The Haunting of Summers Past

    From quarantines to birthday balls -- how America coped with the polio plague.

    By Meredith Hindley

    Faulkner at 100

    He lived a large part of his life in opposition to the place he loved.

    By Noel Polk

    Travels in Fictional Mississippi

    Photographer Martin J. Dain captures the novelist's world.

    By Tom Rankin

    A Place with a Story

    A restored New England industrial valley draws a new generation of visitors.

    By Patti Van Tuyl
  • Departments


    The Fifties and Ike

    Historian Stephen Ambrose talks about Dwight D. Eisenhower and the mark he made as president.