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Articles with keyword "American history"

Frank Christianson

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Impertinent Questions with Frank Christianson

The life and legends of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody.

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A Place with a Story

A restored New England industrial valley draws a new generation of visitors.

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Chicago

From celebrities to stockyards, a new reference book examines the mystique of the windy city.

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"When Memories Collide"

Technology takes us on a virtual tour of an immigrant home of the 1920s.

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A Nation of Individuals

Scholar John A. Garraty talks about the creation of the new American National Biography.

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Tradition Comes to Light in a 20th-Century Space

Long-unseen Native American objects find a refurbished home in Pittsburgh.

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America Goes to War

The beginnings of empire.

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How the Century Began

Historian H. W. Brands discusses turn-of-the-century anxieties and our own expectations for the future with Endowment chairman William R. Ferris.

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Not the Man in the Gilbert Portrait

An exhibition shows the lesser-known side of a young, ambitious George Washington.

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The Power of Regionalism

Historian David Hackett Fischer talks about the importance of regional identity.