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Articles with keyword "United States"

The Conversation Piece


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


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.


Dancing American

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

Image of poster from Lincoln Centennial


Lincoln’s Centennial

The year was marked by adulation.

Image of Lincoln at McClellan's camp


Lincoln the Great

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

Philip Nel


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


The Utterly Civilized Wilder

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

Image of Three Mile Island


Historian for Hire

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

Bruce Cole


Renaissance Scholar at Work

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