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Articles with keyword "United States"

Curio

Apocalypse Not

In few fields is the gap separating educated opinion from specialist opinion so wide as in linguistics.

Image of Captain Thomas William Sweeny

Curio

Love and Hate during Wartime

In the Lizzie Gilmore collection of family letters, available through Community and Conflict, a new digital archive devoted to life in the Ozarks during the Civil War, the formalities of correspondenc

Brian Balough

Feature

The American History Guys' Backstory

The humanities version of Car Talk.

Image of Denver’s dean of cattle buyers, Robert Lazar Miller.

Statement

Jewish Pioneers

A New York program discusses how Jewish settlers shaped the Wild West.

Image of Rest and Work, 1941, by Jean Charlot.

Statement

The Art of Influence

Nebraska hosts talks on the reach of the Mexican muralists.

Image of Mural Sketch No. 1, 1937, by Esphyr Slobodkina.

Statement

Abstract in America

Nebraska hosts talks on a pioneer in abstract art.

Fellow WPA writers in 1930s Oklahoma City: Paskavan, L’Amour, Thompson

Feature

Soul of a Writer

Jim Thompson found the makings of a new and gritty style working on the Oklahoma State Guide.

Tracing of Louisa May Alcott's hand

Feature

Little Woman

The devilish, dutiful daughter Louisa May Alcott.

NEH Chairman Jim Leach

Conversation

The Gentleman from Iowa

NEH Chairman Jim Leach takes us from his high-school wrestling days through the stages of his political career to his thoughts on the challenges facing humanity--and the humanities--in the twenty-first century.

Charlton Heston playing Ben-Hur

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Ben-Hur

The Book That Shook the World