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Articles with keyword "United States"

Masthead of the Hermanner Volksblatt


Ben Franklin’s German-Language Newspaper

Foreign-language newspapers provided insights into immigration and cultural history

Susan Shillinglaw


Why does living a bit make Steinbeck relevant?

With Susan Shillinglaw on the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

Albert Einstein in 1920s


The Face of Science

How Albert Einstein became a celebrity

Walter Isaacson and Walker Percy


A Venn Diagram of Walter Isaacson

His research overlaps with reporting, his leadership with collaboration, his writing with old-fashioned storytelling.

Man on bicycle being interviewed by Walter Isaacson


Picture of a Humanist

There is something of Walter Isaacson in the people he writes about.

An ink caricature of Bernard Malamud by Joe Ciardiello


The Otherworldly Malamud

The master of the short story infused his work with myth and magic, but not fairytale endings.

Detail of La Mulata, a painting attributed to Velázquez.


Hannah, Andrew Jackson’s Slave

A favorite of Old Hickory, she made him seem kinder than he was. Why?