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Articles with keyword "African Americans"

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Dvořák in America

A century after the composer's death, students discover how he changed classical music in this country.

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Tin Lizzies to T-Birds

Technology encounters the humanities in a website examining the automobile industry.

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Heroes of the Sky

The Wright brothers' twelve-second flight at Kitty Hawk launches the aerial age.

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Donald Simmons of South Dakota

Donald Simmons celebrates the Great Expedition in South Dakota.

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Partners of the Heart

An unconventional partnership leads to an advance in cardiac surgery.

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Stories Behind the Documents

Michael Gillette is preserving the past in Texas.

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Forty Acres and a Mule

A new documentary examines America's struggle to establish racial equality after the Civil War.

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A Tense Time in Tennessee

Thurgood Marshall wins a case and nearly loses his life.

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Brown v. Board

A Supreme Court ruling fuels the Civil Rights Movement.

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Do You Speak American?

A new documentary investigates the different ways of speaking American English, from Maine and Ohio to Louisiana and California.