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Articles with keyword "Chicago"

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Writing Chicago

From Upton Sinclair to Richard Wright, Chicago has produced writers whose work reflects the spirit of the day.

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Chicago

From celebrities to stockyards, a new reference book examines the mystique of the windy city.

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The New World Symphony

The archives of the Chicago Symphony tell the story of money, music, and the men behind the baton.

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About Saul Bellow

Bellow's biographer, James Atlas, talks about the successes and trials of the Nobel Prize-winner's life with Chairman William R. Ferris.

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Master of the Skyscraper

A designer leaves his imprint on Chicago’s skyline.

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75 Years of Route 66

America's famous road west celebrates a birthday.

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Bronzeville Blues

Recalling how music thrived on Chicago's South Side.

Portrait of Carl Sandburg

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A Workingman's Poet

Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.

Book cover with image of Louis Armstrong and the Hot Five

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Vaudevillian Jazzman

Louis Armstrong's "clarinetisms."

Image of poster from Lincoln Centennial

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Lincoln’s Centennial

The year was marked by adulation.