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Timothy C. Forbes

Timothy Forbes was President and Chief Operating Officer of Forbes. Mr. Forbes joined the company in 1986 after negotiating the acquisition of the American Heritage division. He is involved in the strategic planning and business development of the company, and he serves as Chairman of Prior to joining Forbes, Tim Forbes was an independent producer and screenwriter; his documentaries on historical subjects and current affairs have been broadcast nationally on PBS.

Articles by this Author

Forty years ago, Cold War technology and memories of a still-recent World War II combined to make a plastic paradise of great toys—which wistful baby boomers can now revisit.
Big Changes, December 1994 | Vol. 45, No. 8
On The Way, April 1989 | Vol. 40, No. 3
It depends on whose interpretation of both history and the current crisis you believe. For one of America’s most prominent supply-side economists, the answer is yes.
Liberty Alive


When American Heritage magazine debuted 50 years ago, its founders explicitly intended it to make history lively and accessible to a larger audience. Hailing from Life magazine and Time, they saw it as little different in approach or style from those publications. That is, American Heritage was…