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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

St. Nicholas Magazine

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What Did Eudora Welty, William Faulkner, and E. B. White Have in Common?

So many great American writers got their start in a children's periodical.

The tapestry Justice Liberating Innocence

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Love and Justice for Each: Martha C. Nussbaum Through the Eyes of a Friend and Colleague

Martha Nussbaum, a modern philosopher with a passion for Greek and Roman Classics

A standing portrait of Martha C. Nussbaum taken in January 2017.

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Martha C. Nussbaum Talks About the Humanities, Mythmaking, and International Development

Martha C. Nussbaum, the worldly philosopher

Painting of Mexican mother and child

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Spanish Conquistadors and Mexican Vaqueros Left an Indelible Stamp on the Lone Star State.

Portraits, landscape paintings, drawings, and historical maps flesh out the cultural history.

Illustration depicting telemedicine

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When Television Was a Medical Device

Television was once the wave of the future in health care.

The SS Fort Mercer minutes before the keel turned upward and sank

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Hollywood Chose to Tell Half the Story of the Daring 1952 Coast Guard Rescue at Sea, While a 2009 Book Recounts the Tale in Full.

Amid waves that topped 70 feet, two 500-foot tankers split apart just off Cape Cod.

newspaper collage

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The Art of Thinking in Other People’s Heads

The addictive qualities of light reading. 

Young people in front of a theater in Berkeley, California, in the early 70s

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The Late Great Planet Earth Made the Apocalypse a Popular Concern

How could one book be read so differently by millions of people?

Adak Island

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Adak Island, Far Out in the Bering Sea, May Be Where the Wind Begins

A photographer documents the nearly abandoned island of Adak, Alaska.