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Articles with keyword "United States"

H. L. Mencken with his brothers

Feature

H. L. Mencken as a Boy? Oh, Boy!

Mencken's memoirs show a softer side on the sardonic critic

The MacArthur Theater

Statement

Memories of a Neighborhood Movie Theater, from When There Was Such a Thing

Oral histories mark the role of the neighborhood movie house

Georgia Plaque for the Appalachian Trail

Statement

The Founder of the Appalachian Trail Imagined Something Even Grander

Utopian vision of a Harvard forestry grad

Masthead of the Hermanner Volksblatt

Curio

Ben Franklin's German-Language Newspaper

Foreign-language newspapers provided insights into immigration and cultural history

Susan Shillinglaw

IQ

Why does living a bit make Steinbeck relevant?

With Susan Shillinglaw on the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

Albert Einstein in 1920s

Feature

The Face of Science

How Albert Einstein became a celebrity

Walter Isaacson and Walker Percy

Conversation

A Venn Diagram of Walter Isaacson

His research overlaps with reporting, his leadership with collaboration, his writing with old-fashioned storytelling.