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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

scene from Bee-luther-hatchee


Right to Write

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

Train crossing bridge


Wishing You Were Here

Collection of vintage postcards leaves its stamp.

Aldo Leopold at the Shack


Earthy Wisdom

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

photo of a dog-sled team


Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak

Josef Stalin, 1949


“The Greatest Genius of Mankind”

Website on Gulag presents daily struggle for survival

Pakistani truck driver with rig painted with verses


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


Amy Lowell Anew

She was more interesting than her biographers let on.

Abstract artwork


Middle Eastern View

Geometric art connects different cultures.

Mary Pickford posing with motion picture camera


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.


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.