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Articles with keyword "Humanities"

LBJ signing legislation authorizing creation of NEH


Chairman William Adams Reflects on 50 Years of NEH

Endowment's great mission and growing achievements are reviewed

Tom Wolff photo of William Adams


The Education of William Adams

The new chairman of NEH almost failed out of college. He joined the Army, was sent to Vietnam, and came back a different person.

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Building the Humanities in Utah

Cynthia Buckingham promotes civic culture in Utah.


Streetwise Socrates

A new program offers the humanities as a moral alternative to poverty.


Taking the Humanities to the People

James Veninga, former director of the Texas council, talks with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris about renewing civic life.

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Alice Smith Barkley

For twenty years, North Carolina's Alice Smith Barkley has spearheaded programs ranging from literacy campaigns to oral history training.

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South Carolina’s Randy Akers

Randy Akers: telling South Carolina's story.

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Oklahoma's Anita May

Oklahoma's Anita May reflects on thirty years with the humanities.