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Articles with keyword "United States"

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?

cover of Proud to Be

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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.

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.