The legendary Queen Elizabeth of England is the subject of a new exhibition on the 400th anniversary of her death.
A new DVD frees Macbeth from the page and gets students on their feet.
The everyday life of Greek children is recounted in a new exhibition.
The Federal Theatre Project's brief but controversial life is considered in an upcoming documentary.
Oral histories are onstage in Ohio.
The Librarian of Congress looks at David McCullough's retelling of the American story.
Peter the Great sets in motion reforms to draw the country out of isolation and mold it into an empire.
Emerson's oratory ignites the imagination of the young journalist Walt Whitman.
Students reevaluate the trail of the last fugitive slave and the judge who judged him.
Conservators race to rescue rare manuscripts damaged by floods.
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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?
Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.
By Vincent J. Cannato
The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
King Andrew and the Bank
Andrew Jackson stares down the national bank and wins.
By Daniel Feller
The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty
Even toward the end of her life, the writer revealed a youthful zest for life and art.
By Danny Heitman
Why Spinoza Was Excommunicated
Before writing a single book, Bento de Spinoza was considered a dangerous thinker
By Steven Nadler
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