Amy Lifson is the assistant editor for humanities.
Anna Darrow could set a broken leg with some string and a flatiron.
Telling 436 stories in one documentary.
Did you hear the one about the Japanese villagers who performed burial rights for an American World War II pilot by following the text of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake?
California finds its own history in a documentary about the punk/funk/ska band Fishbone.
A new music CD about Mark Twain is released in Missouri.
Happy Campers convene in Oregon.
St. Francis has gone in and out of style.
Shakers share their faith in Maine.
Captain Bernardo de Vargas Machuca’s 1599 Indian Militia was called by historian Geoffrey Parker the “first manual of guerrilla warfare ever published.” Thomas Jefferson kept a copy on his bo
South Dakota remembers the Great War in a collection of one family's letters.
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The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
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Friends of Rousseau
Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.
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