David Skinner is editor of HUMANITIES.
A visit to Chestertown, Maryland.
Scorsese blurs the line between entertainment and art.
“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.
Recently, a young African-American reader told me she did not see herself in the covers of HUMANITIES.
From the vaulted arch to Celebrating Freedom.
The Civil War divided Americans into two kinds of people.
From questions of legacy to a writer's talents for cinema review and scene-making.
Oberlin, Ohio, becomes unlikely point of convergence in this issue.
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The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”
By Meredith Hindley
Who Was Westbrook Pegler?
The original right-wing takedown artist
By David Witwer
The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
Friends of Rousseau
Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.
By Leo Damrosch
The Other Jefferson Davis
The U.S. Capitol, as we know it today, would never have existed without Jefferson Davis.
By Guy Gugliotta
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