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Articles with keyword "United States"

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Poised Pen

A traveling exhibition opens at the Cultural Institute of Mexico in Washington, D.C.

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Defining Freedom

Civil War surgeon Mary Walker began her battle for equality in the women's dress reform movement.

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“Little Sure Shot”: the Saga of Annie Oakley

 A new film describes how a ladylike demeanor and deadeye aim made Phoebe Anne Moses famous.

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A “Mad, Hulking Carnival” of American Life

Breaking some of the rules made Tom Wolfe a better observer.

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Not Just Another Ice-Cream-Suit-Wearing, Pen-Wielding Master of the Statusphere

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole speaks with Tom Wolfe about his role as the Balzac of our times.

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Zap! Pow! Bam!

How Superman and friends began to fight for the little guy.

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Making Meta Connections

Nineteen institutions combine resources to give a view of the American Northwest.

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“It Is Who We Are”

Folk music reflects a nation’s changing traditions.

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A New Visual Language

An exhibition explores how the American West inspired Modernism.

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Reverse Immigration: Through a Mariachi’s Eyes

A film documents the struggles of a Mexican musician.