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Hoover Dam

Thinking About the West

Montana puts Western writing on the air.

Mount Vernon

Gardens of Presidents

Gardening was a pasttime and passion for the Founding Fathers.

Charles and Anne Lindbergh in plane

Archaeology from the Air

Charles and Anne find peace from the paparazzi in the Southwest.

Early cinema in Washington, Iowa

Neglected Boxes in a Basement Hold a Treasure of Early Film

A rare collection finds a new audience.

Portrait of Mendes Cohen

A Jewish Veteran Becomes One of Baltimore's Early Globetrotters

Mendes Cohen traveled the world to bring back memories and artifacts.

Reenactment of a Blackfeet war party.

Veterans Tackle PTSD with Traditional Indian Healing

Sweat lodges serve therapeutic role.

Getty Center

How a City Stroll Can Become a Trip in Deep Geological Time

Touring with urban geology in mind

Georgia Plaque for the Appalachian Trail

The Founder of the Appalachian Trail Imagined Something Even Grander

Utopian vision of a Harvard forestry grad

The MacArthur Theater

Memories of a Neighborhood Movie Theater, from When There Was Such a Thing

Oral histories mark the role of the neighborhood movie house

Illustration of Walter Matthau.

Getting to the Roots of Jewish Comedy

Tracing Jewish-American comedy through the Borsht Belt and beyond