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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Truman Capote bids farewell to staff after signing for stock at Random House

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Tru Life

Truman Capote was the toast of New York—and then he was not.

Illustration depicting a conflicted person

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Historians Disagree About Everything, or So It Seems

There is no shortage of ideas on how to teach American history.

Jack Benny standing before a radio mic

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How Jack Benny and Harry Conn Stumbled onto the Formula for Situation Comedy

Jack Benny was a radio comedian with a big problem: He was running out of jokes.

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.