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Articles with keyword "20th century"

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.

World War I photo in Egypt

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Connecticut Remembers World War I Through Letters, Diaries, and Other Personal Possessions

Connecticut's citizens preserve memories of World War I

World War I recruiting poster

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World War I Changed America and Transformed Its Role in International Relations

The Library of America's new anthology explores World War I with accounts from people who experienced it.

Diego Rivera painting

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Modernism and Mexico

The Philadelphia Museum of Art celebrates the works of some of Mexico's greatest twentieth-century painters.