Amy Lifson is the assistant editor for humanities.
One brother in South Dakota and one in Norway share their lives through letters.
The records division at the Frick continues working toward the great goal of its founder.
Wyoming recalls the Hispanic baseball players who made up the Sugar Beet League.
Middle schoolers comb through diaries, trek over battlefields, and relive history with cameras in hand.
Vietnam War through the eyes of a South Dakota artist.
Anna Darrow could set a broken leg with some string and a flatiron.
Telling 436 stories in one documentary.
California finds its own history in a documentary about the punk/funk/ska band Fishbone.
A new music CD about Mark Twain is released in Missouri.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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