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Bronze winged foot from Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in Akron, OH

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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Stan Hywet (stone quarry in Old English) was built between 1912 and 1915 near Akron, OH, by cofounder of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company F. A. Seiberling.

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Revolt of the Masses

From Mass Moments, a website (www.massmoments.org) that is a daily almanac of significant events in the state’s history. It can also be received as a podcast or RSS feed.

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Good Stable Manners

In Ancient Rome and Modern America, NEH-funded scholar Margaret Malamud looks at the ways visions of the imperial city have been incorporated into everything from the Constitution to Caes

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Wild Time in the Poconos

From The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied, Volume I, May 1832–April 1833, published by the University of Oklahoma Press, 2008, in which the aristocratic naturalist and

Jill Lepore

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The Public Historian

How Jill Lepore went from Harvard office temp to Harvard professor.

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A Prison Debate

Massachusetts compiles the history of the Norfolk Prison Debate Team, which even beat the likes of Oxford's best.

Hogue painting

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Fire on the Walls

Texas looks at the land through the eyes of artist Alexandre Hogue.

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Capital Gains

Adolf Cluss lived through revolutionary times, first in his native Heilbronn in southwest Germany, where as a young man he got swept up in the popular uprisings of 1848, and then in Washington, D.C.,

Robert E. Lee astride Traveller

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How Did Robert E. Lee Become an American Icon?

The man was remembered, but not his cause.