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Building Big

The secrets behind five modern architectural wonders are revealed in a new documentary.

Houseless is not Homeless

A photo documentary in North Carolina launches discussion about homelessness.

The Armstrong Collection

Candid backstage recordings and a gold-plated trumpet from a king share the space at the Louis Armstrong house.

Jazz--An American Elixir

A jamboree of blues, ragtime, gospel, and country combine into a unique brew.

Melodic Invention

Fats Waller's flair for pipe-organ and piano solos showcases his skill not only as a vocalist but as a composer.

High Finance

For clients ranging from courtesans to Voltaire, notaries served as financial advisers in eighteenth-century France.

Money and Power

A Greek historian first noted the connection between wealth and power.


Greek urban life, entertainment, and religion come to life in Worcester.

Big Top in a Small Town

Chautauqua road shows keep history alive across America.

Streetwise Socrates

A new program offers the humanities as a moral alternative to poverty.