Stories

The Alamo Should Never Have Happened

Yes, we should remember the battle at the center of the Texas Revolution. But we should forget everything we think we know about it.

The Test of Time

George W. Bush says he doesn’t have time to think about his legacy, but the rest of us have no such trouble. We asked some of the smartest people we could think of—prize-winning historians, presidential scholars, White House vets—to predict how 43 will be judged and to suggest what, if anything, he can still do about it.