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Articles with keyword "Jefferson Lecture"

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Stephen Toulmin

Toulmin's journey from physicist to philosopher to ethical theorist: an appreciation by Marx W. Wartofsky.

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A Conversation with Stephen Toulmin

Jefferson Lecturer Stephen Toulmin discusses his own philosophy of science with Endowment Chairman Sheldon Hackney.

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Excerpts from the Writings of James M. McPherson

McPherson's books capture the complexity of the Civil War and the connections between battlefront and home front.

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Touring the Battlefields

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

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"The War that Never Goes Away"

Jefferson Lecturer James M. McPherson talks with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris about the Civil War and the long shadows it still casts over the American landscape.

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David McCullough, Chronicler of America

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

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McCullough

The 2003 Jefferson Lecturer speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the role of the humanities in democracy.

Martin Scorsese

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2013 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities

Martin Scorsese takes the stage.

Robert De Niro as Jake LaMotta

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"With Love and Resolution": An Appreciation

The Art of Martin Scorsese