In the Nov/Dec 98 Cigar Aficionado

John F. Kennedy

Up Front

Editors' Note
The Truth Comes Out

Out of the Humidor


From Left to Write
Libertarian curmudgeon and author P.J. O'Rourke muses about fatherhood at 50, the politics of cigar smoking, and why economics is funny.
Hotel Vernet, Paris, France

The Pierre, New York City

Really The Blues
An American Original, This Music Born of Heartbreak But Full of Joy Is Ultimately Simple Yet Hard to Define
Underhand About Secondhand
A Federal Judge Rules that the EPA Put Politics Before Science in their Report that Called Secondhand Smoke a Killer
JFK Revisited
A noted historian and Kennedy Administration insider refutes the revisionist version of JFK's legacy.
Grand Old Golf
The Courses of the Storied Eastern Resorts Offer a Primer in the Game's History to Those Who Play On Them
The World Series of Poker
Our Gambling Expert's Trip to the Big Leagues Ends With a Lesson in Hardball
Porsche Panache
For 50 Years, Germany's Preeminent Sports-Car has Created Noble Speedsters Built for Style, Mystique and Performance
Fashion: American Dreams
Think All the Best Clothes Come From Europe? Just Look at These Home-Grown Classics
Land Ho! Antique Maps
Used for Centuries to Navigate Routes Over Earth and Sea, Antique Maps Now Attract a host of Collectors--and a Few Thieves
Single-Malt Scotches
So Many Single-Malt Scotches, but Which Dram Do We Drink?
Caviar Cachet
Once Plentiful and Cheap, the Sturgeon Roe Craved by Czars Increases in Demand as the Politics of Procurement Become More Byzantine
Maestro of the Myriad
Restaurateur Drew Nieporent owns and operates a veritable dining empire and shows no signs of abdicating his throne.
Alonzo & Berlin's Lobster House, Key West, Florida

Printer's Row, Chicago, Illinois


Family Matters—The Perez Tobacco Growers
For the Perez family of Miami's A.S.P. Enterprises Inc., tobacco growing is more than just a career—it's in the genes.
Carlos Fuente
Carlos Fuente Jr. has become one of the most recognizable people in the cigar business. While at the helm of Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., he has seen the company rise to one of the preeminent positions in the industry.

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