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Winter 2014 (March 10, 2014)

    • Non-Stop

      by Jack El-Hai ’79

      This excerpt from Jack El-Hai’s book, Non-Stop: A Turbulent History of Northwest Airlines, tells how the airline embraced Boeing’s double-decker Stratocruiser in the late 40s and 50s, giving passengers fleeting access to luxury commercial travel.

    • True Believer

      by Elaine Ellis Stone '83

      In an act of protest, North Carolina state senator Eleanor Kinnaird ’53 resigned her seat after 17 years of service and is focused instead on promoting change at the grassroots level.

    • A Second Chance

      by Laura Weber

      Sarah Walker ’99 lobbies for criminal justice reform to limit the impact incarceration has on ex-offenders’ access to education, housing, and employment.

    • Cover Photo

      In his newest book, author Jack El-Hai ’79 examines the ups and downs of Northwest Airlines—through its glory days and final tumultuous decade.