Humanities Magazine July/August 2008 cover
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Medallion depicting Eros and Psyche, first to second centuries C.E.

National Museum of Afghanistan © Thierry Olivier/Musée Guimet

July/August 2008
Volume 29, Issue 4

Also in this issue

History Unfiltered

Entrepreneur and onetime gubernatorial candidate Lewis Lehrman talks to NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about Abraham Lincoln’s pivotal speech in 1854.

Sunday Filmmakers

Shooting on weekends, a team of young, Jewish filmmaker-wannabes in 1920s Berlin made a classic film—and launched several major Hollywood careers.