Prologue

Smithsonian Magazine’s history-focused Prologue section makes the past relevant to your life through new research and new perspectives. In every issue, Smithsonian Magazine reveals that the past is, in fact, prologue—from the “big tree mania” of the 19th century which threatened (and saved) the giant sequoia and the 1918 skirmish that sparked a century of wall-building on the United States’ southern border to the landscape-changing invention of the stop light and the loopy real story behind the hula hoop, the trend that never died.

role: Senior Editor
publisher: Smithsonian Magazine
publication date: Monthly
category: History

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