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Articles with keyword "United States"

John Updike


The Artist as Showman

Jefferson Lecturer John Updike talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about his writing, the "gorgeous creatures" of modernism, and much else.

Cartoon showing Pegler charging racketeers with a pen


Who Was Westbrook Pegler?

The original right-wing takedown artist

Bosnian refugee marching


New Lives in New England

Refugees in New Hampshire

Portrait of Gouverneur Morris


Ungoverned Passion

Founding Father and ladies' man Gouverneur Morris flees revolutionary Paris to discover the delights of central Europe.

color postcard of Montana's Broadwater Natatorium circa 1890.


Big Sky Oasis

Montana's hot springs were pockets of peace and luxury on the frontier.

child in theater


Deaf Meets Wonderstruck

An NEH-funded documentary inspires a cinematic novel, one to be seen as well as read.

View through a bench in Central Park.


Public Parking

Frederick Law Olmsted designed pastoral escapes for the urban masses.

African-American jockey Jimmy Winkfield astride Alan-A-Dale.


The Racing Life

Kentucky jockey Jimmy Winkfield fled to Russia to escape Jim Crow.


A Ladies' Rumble

Mad hatter tears worshipper's chapeau in two during Sunday service.

American Indian delegation at White House


A Nation of Treaties

Minnesota examines the treaties between the United States and American Indians.