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Washington celebrates photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White.
U-boats off the coast of Virginia.
By Emilie Raymer
The naughty nineteenth-century circus.
By Daniel Noonan
Pennsylvania soldiers dodging the Civil War.
By Corinne Zeman
Vietnam War through the eyes of a South Dakota artist.
By Amy Lifson
Wisconsin remembers its Badger Boys who fought for the Union.
By Laura Wolff Scanlan
Texas looks at the land through the eyes of artist Alexandre Hogue.
By Patricia Mora
Massachusetts compiles the history of the Norfolk Prison Debate Team, which even beat the likes of Oxford's best.
By Beth Schwartzapfel
Wayward Watermen of the Chesapeake Bay
By Anna Maria Gillis
Anna Darrow could set a broken leg with some string and a flatiron.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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