Federalists and and anti-federalists put aside their differences and agree on the first amendment in this first-place entry in the 2006 Idea of America Essay Contest.
By Elise Liu
A scientist makes inroads in chemistry and civil rights.
By David Taylor
A new film examines the work of the composer of "Take the 'A' Train" and "Lush Life".
By Scott Ethier
The master of West Coast jazz blends his music with his advocacy for human rights.
By Meredith Hindley
A new building opens its doors at the Denver Art Museum.
By Anna Maria Gillis
Eleven thousand quilts go online and offer clues about their creators.
By Lori Creel
Newly discovered Maya murals reveal the civilization's sophistication.
By Laura Harbold
The stories of Appalachian artists, singers, and coal miners are recorded in nearly four decades of filmmaking.
By Victor Wishna
An emergency guide helps save historical collections from the elements.
By Katie Kadue
An exhibition explores how the American West inspired Modernism.
By Susan Saccoccia
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The original right-wing takedown artist
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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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