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Articles with keyword "United States"

Charlton Heston playing Ben-Hur

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Ben-Hur

The Book That Shook the World

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Conflict of Interest

South Dakota remembers the Great War in a collection of one family's letters.

To Kill a Mockingbird 50th-Anniversary Commemorative Portrait by Nicolosi.

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Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird

Alabama marks fifty years of To Kill a Mockingbird.

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The SL Puffin

This diminutive steamer, christened the SL Puffin, began life in 1906 as a 5-horsepower gasoline-powered launch.

P. F. Kluge encourages aspiring writers to use island life in their fiction.

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Talking to Saipan

American lit in a Pacific outpost.

Edwin L. Battistella

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Impertinent Questions with Edwin L. Battistella

On the self-help career of grammarian Sherwin Cody.

Self Portrait with Rita, Thomas Hart Benton

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Portrait of the Artist Before and After

Thomas Hart Benton was famous when he wrote his autobiography, forgotten when he updated it.

Portable amulet shrine from eastern Tibet

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American Zenophilia

Our fascination with Buddha goes well beyond power drinks and movie stars.

Whalemen remove the jaw of a sperm whale

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Whaling the Old Way

Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.

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That's Amore

Three women in novelist William Faulkner’s life affected his storytelling profoundly through their own literary and artistic abilities. Additionally, one of the three transformed his notions of race.