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20th Century America

Riddles, Lies, and Lives -- From Fidel Castro and Muhammad Ali to Albert Einstein and Barbie

Eduardo Galeano | Posted 10.18.2014 | Politics
Eduardo Galeano

The 20th century, which was born proclaiming peace and justice, died bathed in blood. It passed on a world much more unjust than the one it inherited. The 21st century, which also arrived heralding peace and justice, is following in its predecessor's footsteps.

PHOTOS: 15 Greatest Americans Of The 20th Century

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.22.2012 | Books
Peter Dreier

I've pulled out 15 people who represent the most influential progressives of the last century and provided short summaries about their lives and legacies.

Child Preachers! Snake Handling! Patriotism! Vaudeville!

Posted 01.14.2012 | Arts

With snake handling, child preachers and wartime propaganda, America Loves You is sure to be a delightfully curious program. Russell Scholl's selectio...