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Articles with keyword "American history"

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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.

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Encountering Bernard Bailyn

His unorthodox ways in the classroom changed the course of history for generations of Harvard students.

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Moments of Discovery

The fabric of our country's past is found in the threads of family stories.

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The Past Is Unpredictable

Historian Bernard Bailyn discusses the ways in which our past is closer than we think.

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My History Is America's History

The NEH launches an initiative to save and share our legacy for a new generation.

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The Courageous Were Those Left Behind

Historian Malcolm J. Rohrbough talks about the heroes and heroines left behind.

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"Every Book is a New Journey"

The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian talks with Chairman Bruce Cole about the delights of discovering history.

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Our Man in Paris

Benjamin Franklin's papers reveal how he wooed the French to win our war.