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Articles with keyword "United States"

Curio

Telecommunications Triumphs

Staying up all night working on his code and such for the glory of France, Napoleon still had time for other long-lasting achievements—namely, his optical telegraph.

Image of Escape from Paris by Allan Drummond.

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The Great Escape

New Hampshire remembers the authors of Curious George and their escape from Paris.

Image of family in Shawnee, Kansas.

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A Common Story

Kansans tell their diverse stories.

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The War 150 Years Later

As the sesquicentennial nears, a selection of past, present, and future humanities projects.

John Mitchell, Jr., editor, Richmond Planet

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Brother from the Richmond Planet

Crusading Journalist John Mitchell Jr. took on the lynchers.

Chicago’s 1933 Century of Progress Exposition

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Enchanting Reality

World's fairs during the Depression.

Building the Panama Canal

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Digging Across Panama

The Americans triumphed over yellow fever, landslides, and worker strikes to change the earth's landscape.

Young Union soldier with bayoneted musket, knife, and revolver.

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"Daybreak Gray and Dim"

How the Civil War changed Walt Whitman's poetry.

Mo Yan

Conversation

The Real Mo Yan

The renowned Chinese novelist talks with NEH Chairman Jim Leach.

Illustration from The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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A Very Hungry Reader

Massachusetts focuses on the food imagery in Eric Carle's illustrations.