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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?
Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.
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The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
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Andrew Jackson stares down the national bank and wins.
By Daniel Feller
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Even toward the end of her life, the writer revealed a youthful zest for life and art.
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