Pg… 4 editor's note That.
Pg… 7 Camera at Work: a bite you'll never forget.
Pg… 14 Letters.
Pg… 23 Portrait: the Reverend Peter J. Gomes, a Victorian preacher at "Godless" Harvard––by Anne Fadiman
Pg… 26 The Tough and Holmespun Mr. Muskie: the new secretary of state's first whirlwind days, photograph by his son.
Pg… 35 The Cuban Tide: among the new immigrants, a wide offering of skills.
Pg… 40 Boston's Birthday Bash: seagoing salute to a happy 350th.
Pg… 45 Legacy of Alexander: an exhibit from ancient Greece celebrates an archaeological discovery.
Pg… 54 Therese of the Slums: a saintly nun embraces India's poor
Pg… 67 The Imperishable P.T.: subject of a Broadway hit, Barnum made hokum and art––by Tom Prideaux
Pg… 70 The Sands Won't Stop Shifting: along America's beautiful coastline, the barrier islands are breaking down.
Pg… 79 The Third Man: is John Anderson just a spoiler or has he the right stuff?––by Ken Auletta
Pg… 89 Lowell's New Lease : a Massachusetts mill town wins unique status as an industrial national Park
Pg… 93 Casa Travolta: an exclusive look at the house that Grease bought.
Pg… 98 Life around the World: unpublished pictures show Mount Saint Helens as it appeared to people too close for comfort.
Pg… 104 Just One More. : Cover photograph by Mitchell Funk