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Image of the Garst family welcomin Nikita Khrushchev in 1959 (Roswell Garst, cen

Khrushchev in Iowa

Coon Rapids, Iowa, was crawling with spies.

Image of Chimney Rock and the Red Hills of Ghost Ranch, 2007.

Ghost Ranch and the Faraway Nearby

While walking home on a snowy Michigan day in 1970 after taking pictures for his high school newspaper, fourteen-year-old Craig Varjabedian passed by an art gallery.

Image of chaeologists join 8,500 cyclists on the road in Iowa.

Time Travels

Some thirteen thousand years ago, when most archaeologists agree that humans first populated North America, a Paleo-Indian tribe left a cache of stone weapons in southern Iowa, maybe to be finished an

Velosophie participants

Zen and the Art of Cycling

Philosophical journeys in Illlinois.

Reverse Immigration: Through a Mariachi’s Eyes

A film documents the struggles of a Mexican musician.

Poised Pen

A traveling exhibition opens at the Cultural Institute of Mexico in Washington, D.C.

Keeping Connected

State humanities councils take to the airwaves to tell their stories.

National Council on the Humanities: Seven New Members Named

Linda Lee Aaker, Edward L Ayers, Ira Berlin, Pedro G. Castillo, Evelyn Edson, Peggy Whitman Prenshaw, and Theodore Striggles.