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Articles with keyword "Women"

Buffalo Soldiers standing and sitting, wearing buffalo robes.

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Incognito in the Infantry

The story of Cathay Williams, the only known female Buffalo Soldier.

Brad Gooch

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Impertinent Questions with Brad Gooch

On the life of Flannery O'Connor.

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Father Secchi's Dim View

From Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science, Renée Bergland’s NEH-supported biography of one of America’s first professional astronomers.

Image of Dolley Madison.

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The Politics of Love

Dolley Madison gained influence through kindness.

Image of David Cartwright

IQ

Impertinent Questions with David Cartwright

Was Arthur Schopenhauer a dog person?

Book cover: Revolutionary Subjects

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Hey, Who You Callin’ a Jacobin?

First of all, they are not even French. Second, they’re hardly household names.

Linking Verse across Adjoining Rooms, detail

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Sister Poets

In China they were called cainü.

Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University

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Personal History

NEH Chairman Jim Leach talks with Drew Gilpin Faust, daughter of the South, president of Harvard, and this year's Jefferson Lecturer.

American Nursing book jacket

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Medical Assurance

Gallup polls consistently rank nurses as among the most honest and ethical professionals.

Russian poet Anna Akhmatova

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Akhmatova’s Boswell

Recording and observing the words and actions of a cultural icon for posterity