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Articles with keyword "United States"

Walter Isaacson and Walker Percy

Conversation

A Venn Diagram of Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson, storyteller.

Man on bicycle being interviewed by Walter Isaacson

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Picture of a Humanist

There is something of Walter Isaacson in the people he writes about.

An ink caricature of Bernard Malamud by Joe Ciardiello

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The Otherworldly Malamud

The master of the short story infused his work with myth and magic, but not fairytale endings.

Detail of La Mulata, a painting attributed to Velázquez.

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Hannah, Andrew Jackson's Slave

A favorite of Old Hickory, she made him seem kinder than he was. Why?

A young Eudora Welty standing against a wall.

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The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty

Even toward the end of her life, the writer revealed a youthful zest for life and art.

Carlyle House, Alexandria, VA

Curio

Room for Interpretation

First Anti-Crown Sentiments in America Traced to Virginia Parlor

Mountain ivision equipment

Curio

G.I. Snow

Mountain division captured high ground in WW II.

Train crossing bridge

Curio

Wishing You Were Here

Collection of vintage postcards leaves its stamp.

Portrait of Louis Agassiz

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The Ambiguous Agassiz

This patriarch of American science was an enemy of Darwin.

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

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Amy Lowell Anew

She was more interesting than her biographers let on.