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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

A still from "The Soul of Youth." 1920

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Film as Argument

The early disputatious days of American movies.

Portrait of Carl Sandburg

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A Workingman's Poet

Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.

Still from "The Red Shoes"

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Saving Grace

How the Film Foundation restored The Red Shoes and is preserving cinematic history.

Boxcar Bertha

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Knowing the Scorsese

A Selective Filmography

Lev Tolstoy, 1908

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Done with Tolstoy

Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.

Book cover with image of Louis Armstrong and the Hot Five

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Vaudevillian Jazzman

Louis Armstrong's "clarinetisms."

"City Life" by Victor Arnautoff

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New Deal Murals

Meaningful work for Depression-era artists

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Editor's Note, March/April 2013

Scorsese blurs the line between entertainment and art.

Black Muslim rally, Harlem, 1963

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Civil Rights and the Changing World

How history was made and how it's being written

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A Long Dark Journey into Light

Plays drawn from his own turbulent life are the subject of a new Eugene O'Neill documentary.