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Articles with keyword "journalism"

H. L. Mencken with his brothers

Feature

H. L. Mencken as a Boy? Oh, Boy!

Mencken's memoirs show a softer side on the sardonic critic

Walter Isaacson and Walker Percy

Conversation

A Venn Diagram of Walter Isaacson

His research overlaps with reporting, his leadership with collaboration, his writing with old-fashioned storytelling.

Man on bicycle being interviewed by Walter Isaacson

Feature

Picture of a Humanist

There is something of Walter Isaacson in the people he writes about.

Herb Plambeck reports from Europe in World War II.

Statement

Radio Voices

Iowa reporters bring news of the front to audiences at home during World War II.

photo of a dog-sled team

Feature

Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak

Curio

Only Yesterday

Show served as time capsule of pioneering days of black journalists

Feature

Direct from the Front

Since the Spanish-American War, correspondents have balanced loyalty to their country with responsibility to inform the public.

Feature

"The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned"

From the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 to daily events, more than two centuries of newspaper history are being preserved.

Conversation

A Conversation with Vartan Gregorian

The president of Carnegie Corporation speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the delights of learning.

Conversation

Chasing Beauty

Meryle Secrest speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the art world and her work as a biographer.