Topic: Walt Whitman
Americans were once known for constantly being on the move. Recent trends indicate they are putting down roots whether they want to or not.
10/12/2010 08:38 am
Bob Dylan was not so much a sponge as an alchemist, taking common materials and creating new art.
10/04/2010 08:05 am
A federal judge has ruled that competitive cheerleading is not a sport. That is likely to disappoint many of the 3.7 million youths involved in cheer, as it probably should. But there's something about noncompetitive cheerleading that is worth holding on to.
07/23/2010 03:35 pm
In Pictures Space photos of the day 07/22
Before President Obama ousted General McChrystal, he should have considered how Ike dealt with an incident involving legendary General George Patton during World War II.
07/14/2010 03:32 pm
How cuisine and culture collaborated to cook up an American identity.
07/01/2010 07:05 am
A poem in Walt Whitman's 'Leaves of Grass' describes a 'strange huge meteor-procession dazzling and clear shooting over our heads.' Researchers now believe they know what he was referring to.
06/07/2010 03:05 pm
The horror of the Civil War revolutionized the treatment of US war casualties.
05/30/2010 07:35 am
Short reviews of three delightful poetry collections.
04/11/2010 07:05 am
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