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Articles with keyword "United States"

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.

A still from "The Soul of Youth." 1920

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Film as Argument

The early disputatious days of American movies.

Portrait of Carl Sandburg

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A Workingman's Poet

Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.

Poster of Eliza from Uncle Tom's Cabin crossing the Ohio River.

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The First Great American Novel

It was Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Still from "The Red Shoes"

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Saving Grace

How the Film Foundation restored The Red Shoes and is preserving cinematic history.

Boxcar Bertha

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Knowing the Scorsese

A Selective Filmography

Black Muslim rally, Harlem, 1963

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Civil Rights and the Changing World

How history was made and how it's being written

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A Long Dark Journey into Light

Plays drawn from his own turbulent life are the subject of a new Eugene O'Neill documentary.

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Documenting Pittsburgh’s Past

A photographer captures the jazz musicians and sports stars of the 1930s and beyond.