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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Composer John Cage, center, in 1991

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Cagey Cage

Marching to the beat of a silent drummer.

Photo portrait of Barbara Tuchman

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The Dramatist

Barbara Tuchman saw history as a grand tragedy

Asa Carter

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Self-made Man

How a strident segregationist transformed into the beloved author of Little Tree.

The Porch at Hearthside

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Picture Perfect

A cache of photographs reveals the history of a historic Rhode Island house.

Book cover for Stidentism

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Stridentism: Motors and Wings Included

Mexican Cultural Movement in the Twenties Had Plenty of Varoom

Temple blending eastern and western elements

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Hawaiian Angle on Building

One person's pagoda is another's bell tower.

Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche

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Nietzsche Is Dead

The battle for Nietzsche's legacy began when Count Hary Kessler met Elisabeth Forster-Nietzsche.

A diver examines the wreck of U-85.

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Into the Deep

U-boats off the Carolina Coast were part of Germany's attack against American shipping in World War II.

Simmie Knox's portrait of John Hope Franklin.

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To See a Face

Simmie Knox's bumpy road from abstract artist to presidential portraitist.

 

Wendell Berry with arm around statue

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The Thing (or Things) About Wendell Berry

An Appreciation by Mark Bittman