The Attic
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RUMMAGE IN THE ATTIC

“America is an idea. That’s how we see you around the world, as one of the greatest ideas in human history.” — Bono


THIS WEEK

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For the Fourth and beyond, the old favorite “Shenandoah.”

And if you can’t get enough of that rollin’ river, you’ll find seven versions in “I Hear America Singing.”

 

THE ATTIC WINDOW

All that rolling, rollicking past. So little time. Watch 200 years of American history (up to 1968) in three minutes — American Time Capsule.


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AMERICAN LISTS

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AMERICAN FACES

CODE TALKERS, BURNING MAN, FEYNMAN, CHAPLIN, “EMPEROR” NORTON . . .

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KEROUAC, MILLAY, IS SEX NECESSARY?, “LET AMERICA BE AMERICA AGAIN”. . .

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WOMEN

REBECCA SOLNIT, MARGARET MEAD, CAROL GILLIGAN, DOLORES HUERTA. . .

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AMERICAN PLACES

CADILLAC RANCH, GRAND COULEE DAM, PADUCAH, SURF CITY. . .

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HISTORY

RFK, CODE TALKERS, JEANNETTE RANKIN, FREDERICK DOUGLASS, W.E.B. DUBOIS. . .

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