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Articles with keyword "United States"

José Andrés

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José Andrés

A chef becomes an ambassor for Spanish cuisine.

Rudolfo Anaya

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Rudolfo Anaya

The godfather of Chicano literature.

John O'Hara, novelist of upper-class manners, in a jacket and a tie.

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John O’Hara Wrote about the Things Rich People Do. Why Isn’t He Still Famous?

Library of America releases a volume of O'Hara's acclaimed short stories.

View of a lake in Maine

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E. B. White’s Song of Summer

His famous essay takes us to Maine.

detail of a mural inside Hollins Market in Baltimore

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H. L. Mencken Loved to Cover Political Conventions but Had Little Faith in Voters

Mencken was the poet laureate of political conventions.

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Learning to Be Free While Sitting in a Maximum-Security Prison

Chicago program brings college-level humanities to maximum security.

Marianne Moore and Muhammad Ali at lunch

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When Muhammad Ali Wrote a Poem with Marianne Moore

Muhammad Ali, the great heavyweight champion, met with Marianne Moore, the celebrated poet. A sonnet resulted.

Wayne Wiegand

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Impertinent Questions with Wayne Wiegand

Our public libraries keep communities together.

Brenna Daugherty Gerhardt

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North Dakota’s Brenna Daugherty Gerhardt

Looking to be a game changer.

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The Future of the Humanities: Democracy

Teaching the art of democracy—how humanities education supports civic participation.