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    Atelier 6000 Printmaking and Book Arts Studio

    Interim Executive Director Julie Winter talked about Atelier 6000, Bend, Oregon’s local printmaking and book arts studio, where local authors and artists come together to combine text…

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    White House: President Obama Remarks at White House Student Film Festival

    President Obama delivered remarks at the White House Student Film Festival.

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    Open Phones with Robert Edsel

    Robert Edsel, author of The Monuments Men, responded to viewer comments and questions.

    In The Monuments Men, Mr. Edsel tells the story of the Allied forces who were tasked with…

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    Book Discussion on American Mirror

    Deborah Solomon talked about her book, American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell, in which she recounts the life of artist Norman Rockwell, best known for his portraits of…

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    American Presidents in the National Portrait Gallery

    Brandon Fortune talked about some of the important portraits of U.S. presidents, and provided details about the artists who created them and how the works came into the national collections.

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    Q&A with Virginia Postrel

    Virginia Postrel, author of The Power of Glamour: Longing and the Art of Visual Persuasion, talked about the qualities that make a person or thing “glamorous.” She believes that…

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    Macon's Historic Hay House

    Director Jonathan Poston talked about one of Georgia’s most distinguished structures, the Johnston-Felton-Hay House in Macon. The house was declared a National Historic Landmark…

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    Allman Brothers Band and the Birth of Southern Rock

    Lisa McLendon talked about the Allman Brothers Band, who helped establish the “Southern Rock” sound and called Macon home during the height of their success. The “Big…

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    Chicago's Cold War Architecture

    Paul Jaskot spoke about the history and architecture of Chicago. Professor Jaskot traced the intertwined architectural, political and economic developments of the city, from the time…

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    Ella Higginson and the Pacific Northwest

    Laura Laffrado talked about poet and author Ella Higginson’s life in Bellingham, Washington, and her contribution to Pacific Northwest literature. Ms. Higginson was born in…

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    Federal Funding of the Arts

    Sunil Iyengar and Randy Cohen talked about federal funding of the arts, and a recent National Endowment of the Arts survey on public participation in the arts. They spoke about how…

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    Revolutionary War Heroes in the Art of the Capitol

    Art historian and Capitol Curator Farar Elliott talks about famous artistic depictions of American revolutionary figures in the art of the Capitol. Ms. Elliott will also argued…

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    James Cuno at the Washington Ideas Forum

    James Cuno talked about a range of issues, including the future of American museums, the Smithsonian Institute, and the discovery of a cache of looted artwork in Germany.

    He was…

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    Literature of the Early American Republic

    Miami University professor Andrew Cayton talked about the literature of the early American republic. From the end of the American Revolution through the 1830's the country rapidly grew…

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    Book Discussion on American Mirror

    Deborah Solomon talked about her book, American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell, in which she recounts the life of artist Norman Rockwell, best known for his portraits of…

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    News Artist Betty Wells, Part 1

    NBC News artist Betty Wells, who worked in Washington, DC for over 30 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Congress, talked about her life and career. Over the course of…

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    House Debate on National Parks and Musuems During Government Shutdown

    Members of the House debated H.J. Res. 70, Open Our National Parks and Museums, to continue funding to keep national parks and museums open after the government shutdown began that day.

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    2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

    The 78th annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were presented to books that have “made important contributions to our understanding of racism and our appreciation of the rich diversity of…

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    National Medals of Arts and Humanities Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the 2012 Arts and Humanities Medals to
    Tony Kushner, playwright; comic Elaine May; Laurie Olin, landscape architect; Allen Toussaint, composer, producer and…

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    Mark Twain Collection

    Jerry Bartholomew talked about his private collection of Mark Twain items. Since college, Bartholomew has had an interest in Twain and began collecting anything and everything bearing…

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