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Articles with keyword "politics"

Tom Bradley with crowd

Statement

Tom Bradley’s Los Angeles

Los Angeles elected its first black mayor with a multicultural coalition.

Alan Kahan

IQ

Impertinent Questions with Alan Kahan

Tocqueville is still trenchant.

Jules Witcover

IQ

Impertinent Questions with Jules Witcover

NEH-funded book on veeps.

Injured troops from the 3rd Battalion, 16th Infantry

Feature

How the GI Bill Became Law in Spite of Some Veterans’ Groups

The G.I. BIll represented a new deal for veterans

Don Pepe” and Henrietta Figueres, 1942

Statement

First Lady of the Revolution

An Alabama girl married into a revolution in Costa Rica.

"I ask no quarter and I fear no foe." —William Goebel, 1899

Feature

The Late Governor Goebel

Governor Goebel: He fought, killed, and was killed.

Conversation

New Perspectives on the Cold War

Historian Melvyn Leffler talks about perceptions and misperceptions of the Cold War.

Feature

Margaret Sanger's "Deeds of Terrible Virtue"

A new film tells how Sanger broke taboos and paved the way for birth control reform.

Feature

Threads of the Imagination

Ghanaian kente cloth has become a symbol of pride and identity around the world.

Feature

At War’s Painful Core

A legacy of loss from three wars is chronicled by the American Wars in Asia Project.