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Articles with keyword "United States"

Mary Pickford posing with motion picture camera

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Pickford Mania

The darling of the silent-film industry led the way on many cinematic innovations of the era.

"I ask no quarter and I fear no foe." —William Goebel, 1899

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The Late Governor Goebel

Governor Goebel: He fought, killed, and was killed.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.

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The Art of Martin Scorsese

Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.

Wonder Woman collage

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Super Role Model

The evolution of Wonder Woman.

Illustrations of camp life during Civil War

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The Comical and the Coffinly

Through humor, Winslow Homer learned to tap into the subtleties of the Gilded Age.

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The Unknown Cold War

Top-secret documents provide a glimpse behind the Iron Curtain.

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Life Through Art’s Prism

British writer Paul Johnson talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the history of art and its place in America.

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Fight of the Century

A historic boxing match pits the son of a black Alabama sharecropper against a hero of the Third Reich.