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Articles with keyword "World War II"

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Paving the Road to War

Franklin D. Roosevelt had his work cut out for him when he spoke to persuade Midwestern isolationists.

Conversation

On the Trail of Lost Art

Historian Lynn H. Nichols talks about the theft of European treasures in World War II with William R. Ferris.

Conversation

The Life of a Poet

The Pulitzer prize-winning poet speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the links between poetry and painting.

In Focus

Hawai'i's Bob Buss

Bob Buss promotes history in Hawai'i.

Feature

From Battlefield to Bungalow

Easy-to-assemble structures find a place in the twenty-first century.

Feature

Reliving History Frame by Frame

Early newsreels put Americans in the front row for major world events.

WWII soldiers

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War Stories: The American People in World War II

An epic film documents the experiences of the citizen soldier and his community.

Feature

The Sound of Freedom

Composed during World War II, Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait reflects the mood of the times during which it is performed.

Feature

Parades, Pickets, and Protests

Before Pearl Harbor, Chinese Americans bring the issue of Japanese agression to the nation's consciousness.

A diver examines the wreck of U-85.

Statement

Into the Deep

U-boats off the Carolina Coast were part of Germany's attack against American shipping in World War II.