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Articles with keyword "journalism"

James McBride

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James McBride

A novelist transcends the stereotypes of race.

Mask of Agamemnon

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German archaeologist Schliemann had a flare for the sensational find.

Marquee for Human/Ties

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Academic Prose: Human/Ties Conference Looks at Gap Between the Academy and Popular Culture

Writers, editors, and thinkers discuss what makes good writing.

A visualization of Voltaire's pen pals.

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Six Degrees of Voltaire: How Computer Code Developed to Study the Enlightenment Is Connected to the Panama Papers

A tool developed to explore the epistolary connections of Enlightenment intellectuals is being used to put twenty-first-century "power players" in hot water.

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.

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.

collage of boy and snake

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Those Slippery Snake Stories

One story morphs into many when the newspapers get involved.

Charles and Anne Lindbergh in plane

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The Lindberghs Photographed Ruins from the Air

Charles and Anne find peace from the paparazzi in the Southwest.

H. L. Mencken with his brothers

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H. L. Mencken as a Boy? Oh, Boy!

Mencken's memoirs show a softer side on the sardonic critic

Walter Isaacson and Walker Percy

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A Venn Diagram of Walter Isaacson

His research overlaps with reporting, his leadership with collaboration, his writing with old-fashioned storytelling.