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Articles with keyword "United States"

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


Jewish Pioneers

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

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


The Art of Influence

Nebraska hosts talks on the reach of the Mexican muralists.

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


Abstract in America

Nebraska hosts talks on a pioneer in abstract art.

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


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


Little Woman

The devilish, dutiful daughter Louisa May Alcott.

NEH Chairman Jim Leach


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



The Book That Shook the World


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.


Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird

Alabama marks fifty years of To Kill a Mockingbird.


The SL Puffin

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