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Articles with keyword "United States"

Conversation

Bridging Two Worlds

Writer Bette Bao Lord speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about blending Chinese and American culture in her life.

Conversation

Women of Influence

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talked recently with ABC and NPR news analyst Cokie Roberts about her most recent book, Founding Mothers, and the role women played in the early days of the Republic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?

cover of Proud to Be

Statement

A Soldier's Words

An anthology of writings by veterans.

Lady Bird Johnson and hostesses aboard the Lady Bird Special

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Lady Bird Special

The first First Lady to hit the campaign trail without her husband

Portrait of Aaron Burr in 1802

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Burr versus Jefferson versus Marshall

The president accuses his former vice president of treason and tussles with a Supreme Court justice.

Dust jacket for The Edge of the Woods

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“Whose Woods These Are . . . ”

Iroquois traveled far and wide.