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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

An ink caricature of Bernard Malamud by Joe Ciardiello

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The Otherworldly Malamud

The master of the short story infused his work with myth and magic, but not fairytale endings.

Mountain ivision equipment

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G.I. Snow

Mountain division captured high ground in WW II.

Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche

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Culture War

Hitler's propagandists co-opted key intellectual figures in the Western canon to suit their political agenda.

Don Pepe” and Henrietta Figueres, 1942

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First Lady of the Revolution

An Alabama girl married into a revolution in Costa Rica.

scene from Bee-luther-hatchee

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Right to Write

A play in Pennsylvania asks, "what is authentic?"

Train crossing bridge

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Wishing You Were Here

Collection of vintage postcards leaves its stamp.

Aldo Leopold at the Shack

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Earthy Wisdom

Aldo Leopold's visionary thinking still guides today's environmental stewards.

photo of a dog-sled team

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Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak

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"The Greatest Genius of Mankind"

Website on Gulag presents daily struggle for survival

Pakistani truck driver with rig painted with verses

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Eclectic Verses

From Yemeni tribesmen to Pakistani truck drivers, poetry speaks to Muslim world.