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What’s Next for Steve Bannon and the Crisis in American Life

A historian follows up whether a theory favored by Steve Bannon can provide a hint at what may come next for Donald Trump and the U.S.

The Surprising Things You Can Learn From Super Bowl Ads

By now, Budweiser ads have become Super Bowl mainstays, but the company’s 2017 big game commercial has still made news: The minute-long spot “Born the Hard Way,” made for Sunday’s match-up between the Patriots and the Falcons, tells the story of how the German-born co-founder of Anheuser-Busch immigrated to St. Louis in 1857 to start…

How King Arthur became one of the most pervasive legends of all time

King Arthur is one of, if not the, most legendary icons of medieval Britain. His popularity has lasted centuries, mostly thanks to the numerous incarnations of his story that pop up time and time again.

“I have found a wealthy husband”?

Folks who spotted the name of Angelica Schuyler in yesterday’s posting might immediately have thought of last year’s Broadway sensation Hamilton. Angelica is a major supporting role in the play. Renée Elise Goldsberry first played the role and won a Tony Award for it. Show More Summary

A Harsh, But Efficient, Form Rejection Letter For Silent Film Screenwriters

Screenwriters sending scripts to Essanay Studios, a Chicago company that produced silent films between 1907 and 1917, received this form rejection letter in response to their submissions. Here Essanay identified several common problems...Show More Summary

Here’s What Donald Trump Rejects When He Undermines the Election Results

He's threatening to turn his back on the centuries-long achievement of American democracy

Exclusive Clip: The Ad That Helped Change How U.S. Politicians Courted Latino Voters

A new PBS documentary on Latino voting rights activist Willie Velasquez, known for doubling the number of Hispanic voters

Colin Kaepernick, the Integrated NFL and When Protest Works

The decision by some football players to kneel during the National Anthem recalls a long history of social activism in professional football

America Has Always Seen Ambitious Women as Unhealthy

The cover of this week’s National Enquirer features a wan, gray Hillary Clinton, looking like she has been drained of all her vital fluids. The photograph, if you can call it that, is a perfect visual artifact of the recent storm ofShow More Summary

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