Prologue - Winter 2010

What's new in the past? You're about to find out with Prologue magazine, the quarterly publication of the National Archives. Read about Ike's post-Presidential years in an excerpt from David Eisenhower's memoir of his grandfather. Discover how author Brad Meltzer fell in love with the Archives and set his newest thriller there. More intrigue is on hand with the story of Southern feelers for a peace settlement during the Civil War. Learn how two landmark documents recently returned to the National Archives--the Magna Carta and Nazi Germany's Nuremberg Laws. And find out how a mid-19th-century American diplomat was trying to stir things up in Nicaragua.