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Articles with keyword "United States"

detail of a mural inside Hollins Market in Baltimore

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H. L. Mencken Loved to Cover Political Conventions but Had Little Faith in Voters

Mencken was the poet laureate of political conventions.

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Learning to Be Free While Sitting in a Maximum-Security Prison

Chicago program brings college-level humanities to maximum security.

Marianne Moore and Muhammad Ali at lunch

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When Muhammad Ali Wrote a Poem with Marianne Moore

Muhammad Ali, the great heavyweight champion, met with Marianne Moore, the celebrated poet. A sonnet resulted.

Wayne Wiegand

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Impertinent Questions with Wayne Wiegand

Our public libraries keep communities together.

Brenna Daugherty Gerhardt

In Focus

North Dakota’s Brenna Daugherty Gerhardt

Looking to be a game changer.

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The Future of the Humanities: Democracy

Teaching the art of democracy—how humanities education supports civic participation.

illustration f Marianne Moore

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Moore or Less

Did the persona distract from the poetry?

Gene Feher’s cap.

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Speaking About Vietnam

Maryland high school students interview local Vietnam War veterans.

Jean Seberg

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The Secret Lives of Jean Seberg

A small-town girl from Iowa became the "it" girl of the French New Wave.

Motel sign

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The Year of Numbered Rooms

An author shares the highs and lows of life on tour.