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Conversation

Happy Accidents and Good Luck

Author Michael Barone talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the roots of the American political system.

Collage of images suggesting the humanities.

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Looking for Truth in Utah

How one university course has affected a generation of mostly Mormon students.

Thaddeus Stevens was a resolute fighter

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Remarkable Radical: Thaddeus Stevens

Thaddeus Stevens was a fearsome reformer, who never backed down from a fight.

The Polish Rider, circa 1655

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Teaching Rembrandt

Why introduce children to masterpieces?

Etching of Rousseau

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Friends of Rousseau

Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.

Photo of Keira Amstutz, CEO of Indiana Humanities

In Focus

Indiana's Keira Amstutz

Humanities programs connect across state.

Tobacco wagon

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Excerpts from the Writings of Wendell Berry

On work and the work of local culture

Library of America book covers for Vonnegut

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Unhappy Camper

The hijacking of Vonnegut's early education embarrassed him not just at the time but down the road, when his career would bring him into contact with writers more well-read than he was.

Peter Cooper, 1850

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Peter Cooper’s Big Ideas

Steam engines and Jell-O paled beside the famed inventor's greatest legacy.

Franklin School

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Capital Gains

Adolf Cluss lived through revolutionary times, first in his native Heilbronn in southwest Germany, where as a young man he got swept up in the popular uprisings of 1848, and then in Washington, D.C.,