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Articles with keyword "American history"

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Our Man in Paris

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

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On-Site with NEH

An irreverent look at the nation's past wows New Jersey eighth graders.

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Beyond the Lightning

A new film captures the restless intellect of Benjamin Franklin.

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Big Top in a Small Town

Chautauqua road shows keep history alive across America.

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Touring the Battlefields

A colleague pays tribute to a fellow historian and tireless traveling companion.

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The New Deal Network

A website puts depression-era documents into schools.

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Ordinary Virtues

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talks about cultivating civic life.

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Marion Cott: Building Community in Kansas

Marion Cott works to strengthen community in Kansas.

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Picturing Modern America

A new website encourages students to investigate history the way historians do.

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David McCullough, Chronicler of America

The Librarian of Congress looks at David McCullough's retelling of the American story.