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Articles with keyword "New York City"

One World Trade Center


Touring the New World Trade Center with Its Official Biographer

Getting to the bottom of the complicated rebuilding of an American icon.

Balanchine rehearses with Suzanne Farrell.


George Balanchine and the United States: An Artist in Love with His Adopted Country

George Balanchine adored the United States, especially all those dancers from Texas or wherever

Gilded statue of Tut


King Tut: A Classic Blockbuster Museum Exhibition That Began as a Diplomatic Gesture

When the boy-king was the hottest ticket in town

Little Italy, New York City, 1950s


What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?

Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.

Washington Irving portrait, painted by Daniel Huntington


Washington Irving Was the Original City Slicker. Here's What Happened When He Went West.

Washington Irving leaves Gotham to explore the frontier

Man on bicycle being interviewed by Walter Isaacson


Picture of a Humanist

There is something of Walter Isaacson in the people he writes about.

Masked New York City policeman, 1918


The Devastation of 1918

An online encyclopedia created at the University of Michigan includes thousands of documents detailing the U.S. response to the 1918 flu crisis.

Book cover of Tatooing the World


A Marked Man

For nineteenth-century sailor, tattoos both smoothed the way and caused alarm.


The Quintessential City

New York on film captures "the city that never sleeps."