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Articles with keyword "United States"

The Conversation Piece

Feature

Henry James and the American Idea

The Atlantic Monthly helped establish the expatriate author as a literary great.

Cartoonist Clifford Berryman's illustration of 1912 presidential candidates

Curio

1912 Presidential Candidates

Cartoonist Clifford Berryman mocks the confidence level of the 1912 presidential candidates—Teddy Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and William Howard Taft—before the election.

Image of choreographer Jerome Robbins rehearsing dancers.

Feature

Dancing American

Jerome Robbins built a new style from classical and modern parts.

Image of poster from Lincoln Centennial

Feature

Lincoln’s Centennial

The year was marked by adulation.

Image of Lincoln at McClellan's camp

Feature

Lincoln the Great

Though He Didn’t Look That Way at the Time.

Philip Nel

IQ

Impertinent Question with Philip Nel

On the man behind the Grinch.

Ann Thompson

In Focus

Oklahoma’s Ann Thompson

Ann Thompson finds inspiration in Lincoln.

Image of Thorton Wilder, January, 28, 1962

Feature

The Utterly Civilized Wilder

Despite global popularity, the enduring works of Thornton Wilder hold up to critical scrutiny.

Image of Three Mile Island

Conversation

Historian for Hire

Phil Cantelon of History Associates talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the profession outside the walls of academia.

Bruce Cole

Conversation

Renaissance Scholar at Work

Humanities discusses art and the achievements of the Endowment with outgoing Chairman, Bruce Cole.