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Feature

What Would Thoreau Think of Our 24-Hour News Cycle

He believed that faster news meant diminished quality.

Debates over the State of Reading Seem Unsettled Today?

By NEH Staff

In France and Germany in the latter half of the nineteenth century, newspapers—printed matter in general, in fact—underwent dramatic and dynamic changes.

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Curio

Ben Franklin’s German-Language Newspaper

Foreign-language newspapers provided insights into immigration and cultural history

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Feature

Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak

Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé

Feature

Playing Against Type

What happened when Stéphane Mallarmé reimagined the book.

"I ask no quarter and I fear no foe." —William Goebel, 1899

Feature

The Late Governor Goebel

Governor Goebel: He fought, killed, and was killed.

Feature

The Unconventional Willa Cather

After conquering the world of New York publishing, an ambitious writer returns to her Nebraska roots to find inspiration.

Conversation

Uncharted Territory

Google guru Vinton Cerf talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the Internet's role in the humanities.

Conversation

Not Just Another Ice-Cream-Suit-Wearing, Pen-Wielding Master of the Statusphere

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole speaks with Tom Wolfe about his role as the Balzac of our times.

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Curio

Take My Husband, Please

Wife finds her husband practices both medicine and burglary.