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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

photo of a dog-sled team

Feature

Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak

Curio

"The Greatest Genius of Mankind"

Website on Gulag presents daily struggle for survival

Pakistani truck driver with rig painted with verses

Curio

Eclectic Verses

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

Illustration of nocturnal scene of a pool, a carp, and fireflies

Feature

Amy Lowell Anew

She was more interesting than her biographers let on.

Abstract artwork

Statement

Middle Eastern View

Geometric art connects different cultures.

Mary Pickford posing with motion picture camera

Curio

Pickford Mania

The darling of the silent-film industry led the way on many cinematic innovations of the era.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.

Conversation

The Art of Martin Scorsese

Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.

Carlota Santana dancing

Statement

Flamenco Family Portrait

How New York became a hub for Spanish dance.

Wonder Woman collage

Statement

Super Role Model

The evolution of Wonder Woman.

Feature

Write ’Em Cowboy

Poetry of life on the range finds an audience in Nebraska.