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Louisiana marks ten successful years of a literacy program.
By David Skinner
California finds its own history in a documentary about the punk/funk/ska band Fishbone.
By Amy Lifson
Eudora Welty's photographs reveal new stories in Alabama.
By Laura Wolff Scanlan
Massachusetts focuses on the food imagery in Eric Carle's illustrations.
By Sarah Auerbach
Maine holds a conference relating war trauma to classical literature in Washington, D.C.
By Beth Baker
Goreyphiles flock to Hawai'i for an exhibit of his dark-humored work.
A new music CD about Mark Twain is released in Missouri.
South Carolina remembers the era of Rosenwald schools.
Comics are taken seriously in Washington state.
West Virginians battled over their school books in 1974.
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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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