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Articles with keyword "United States"

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Game Playing

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole and author Steven Johnson discuss how video games challenge the way we think.

Passenger pigeons

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Drawn From Nature

John James Audubon captured a disappearing world in his paintings.

The Grapes of Wrath's Tom Joad can't find work at a camp.

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Filming the American Novel

From The Great Gatsby to Sister Carrie, writers tell stories of social climbers and fortune hunters.

Percy Julian in a laboratory

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Percy Julian

A scientist makes inroads in chemistry and civil rights.

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Remembering Mary Lou Beatty

"Try again"

Hamilton's image superimposed on Wall Street buyer

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A Lot Like Us

Author Richard Brookhiser and NEH Chairman Bruce Cole discuss the modern sensibilities of America's Founders.

Mansfield

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Translating Politics

Political philosopher Harvey Mansfield and NEH Chairman Bruce Cole discuss the power of princes and the origins of modern government.

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A Summer Scene

While vacationing in Queens, Cooper suffers a fever and writes the violent twelfth chapter of The Last of the Mohicans.

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Planned Paradise: Making the Florida Dream

A postwar boom transforms Florida from backwater to dream state.

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The Passing City

Artist John Sloan documented the sidewalk theater of a changing New York.