Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
U-boats off the Carolina Coast were part of Germany's attack against American shipping in World War II.
Two of Florida's oldest shipwrecks reveal colonists' hopes.
One brother in South Dakota and one in Norway share their lives through letters.
Jens Jensen found inspiration in the prairie for landscape design.
A traveling photographer captures the people and place of the American West.
Refugees in New Hampshire
The Horse Queen of Idaho.
"Hearing the Century: Voices of Arizona's Arts Past and Present" features Arizona artists and history.
The Ossian Sweet Story is the jubject of Kevin Boyle's National Book Award-winning Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age.
Kentucky jockey Jimmy Winkfield fled to Russia to escape Jim Crow.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
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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