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Articles with keyword "politics"

Philip Mosely with Fred Stolling


The Cold War’s Organization Man

How Philip Mosely helped Soviet Studies moderate U.S. foreign policy.

G. Harold Carswell in his Tallahassee, Florida, chambers, April 1970.


Supremely Contentious

The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”

Cartoonist Clifford Berryman's illustration of 1912 presidential candidates


1912 Presidential Candidates

Cartoonist Clifford Berryman mocks the confidence level of the 1912 presidential candidates—Teddy Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and William Howard Taft—before the election.

Image of Lincoln at McClellan's camp


Lincoln the Great

Though He Didn’t Look That Way at the Time.

Bruce Cole


Renaissance Scholar at Work

Humanities discusses art and the achievements of the Endowment with outgoing Chairman, Bruce Cole.

Image of Alan Houston


Impertinent Questions with Alan Houston

On the cosmopolitan Benjamin Franklin.

NEH Chairman Jim Leach


The Gentleman from Iowa

NEH Chairman Jim Leach takes us from his high-school wrestling days through the stages of his political career to his thoughts on the challenges facing humanity--and the humanities--in the twenty-first century.

Image of Dolley Madison.


The Politics of Love

Dolley Madison gained influence through kindness.

Jonathan Spence, the 39th Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities


The China Scholar

Jonathan Spence and NEH Chairman Leach discuss key moments in four hundred years of Chinese history.


Confederate Cattle Call

There is pleasure to be had in looking to the past for examples of the familiar or near familiar. But one can also look to it for a good blast of the freaky, the strange, and the unrecognizable.