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Articles with keyword "United States"

Clifton Fadiman

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Clifton Fadiman Didn’t Mind Being Called Schoolmasterish

His Lifetime Reading Plan was an erudite booklist for everyman.

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

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.

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.

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?

Roy Orbison

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of Roy Orbison

His haunting voice was once described as “the cry of an angel falling backward through an open window.”

Isabel Wilkerson

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Isabel Wilkerson

A journalist tells an epic American story.

Wynton Marsalis

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Wynton Marsalis

A musician and composer spreads the gospel of jazz.