A confluence of cultures formed the ancient treasures of Afghanistan, now seen for the first time in the United States.
By Mary Kay Zuravleff
About soldiers-turned-defendants, a novelist-turned-interpreter, and French-turned-English.
By Steve Moyer
Shooting on weekends, a team of young, Jewish filmmaker-wannabes in 1920s Berlin made a classic film—and launched several major Hollywood careers.
By Bruce Bennett
On Updike’s long game.
By Adam Gopnik
Wander through the labyrinth of two brothers' eclectic collections.
By Harry Siegel
A. J. Liebling’s World War II journalism climbed to great literary heights, even as it stayed close to the ground.
By Francis-Noël Thomas
Election season in a city controlled by nativist hoodlums.
By Martin Ford
Author Michael Anton speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the history and influences behind modern men's fashion.
Women's shoes in the early nineteenth century were ideal for doing nothing.
By Nancy E. Rexford
The Duke of Lerma had the King's ear and, as a result, great power.
By Antonio Feros
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The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”
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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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