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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Gloucester, 1961


In Mid Twentieth Century, Folly Cove Artisans Reunited Designers and Craftsmen

Local aesthetic caught eye of national retailers.

Anna Deavere Smith in 1993


America, Word for Word

Chairman Adams interviews 2015 Jefferson Lecturer Anna Deavere Smith.

August Wilson in 2004


August Wilson’s Blues Poetry

The playwright gave expression to a century of black voices.

Jules Witcover


Impertinent Questions with Jules Witcover

NEH-funded book on veeps.

A Thurber cartoon of a house that is also an unfriendly man.


James Thurber Lost Most of His Eyesight to a Tragic Childhood Accident

And grew up to see the world in a bizarre and hilarious light.

Sono Osato


The Original Miss Turnstiles

Provocative casting in On the Town.

Portrait of Ambroise Vollard


The Museumgoer

Always the student, even the famous Cézanne went back to the basics.

Little Italy, New York City, 1950s


What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?

Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.

Early cinema in Washington, Iowa


Saving Silent Films

A rare collection finds a new audience.

Charles and Anne Lindbergh in plane


The Lindberghs Photographed Ruins from the Air

Charles and Anne find peace from the paparazzi in the Southwest.