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Articles with keyword "United States"

Franklin School

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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.

The Conversation Piece

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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

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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.

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Dancing American

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

Image of poster from Lincoln Centennial

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Lincoln’s Centennial

The year was marked by adulation.

Image of Lincoln at McClellan's camp

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Lincoln the Great

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

Philip Nel

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Impertinent Question with Philip Nel

On the man behind the Grinch.

Ann Thompson

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Oklahoma’s Ann Thompson

Ann Thompson finds inspiration in Lincoln.

Image of Thorton Wilder, January, 28, 1962

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The Utterly Civilized Wilder

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