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Articles with keyword "United States"

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.

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Feature

The Utterly Civilized Wilder

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

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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.

Feature

A Poet’s Inner Eye

A literary scholar looks for Elizabeth Bishop in the fishing waters of Florida.

The Death of James Lee Byars, 1982/1994

Feature

Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.

Image of the Garst family welcomin Nikita Khrushchev in 1959 (Roswell Garst, cen

Statement

Khrushchev in Iowa

Coon Rapids, Iowa, was crawling with spies.

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Statement

Reverberations of the Fourth of July

MASSACHUSETTS On July 5, 1852, while citizens across the country were still celebrating American freedom, Frederick Douglass, the country’s most prominent former slave, delivered arguably the century’

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In Focus

Maryland’s Phoebe Stein Davis

Phoebe Stein Davis is determined to make the humanities relevant.