Anchorphibian: Kermit the Frog does the backstage-chat thing with Amy Adams and Jason Segel in The Muppets. Scott Garfield/Disney hide caption

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For Muppeteers, It Isn't Easy Being Invisible

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Thanksgiving At The White House: First families have a lot to be thankful for — including the world-class chefs who make their food. Susan Stamberg shares her mother-in-law's cranberry relish recipe with two veteran presidential chefs. They say it reminds them of the infamous "cheddar cheese ring" from the Carter administration. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Mrs. Stamberg's Relish Goes To Washington

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For Gertrude Stein, Collecting Art Was A Family Affair

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In a charcoal and pastel version of Dancers at the Barre, Degas tries out a variation on the dancers' head and leg positions.

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Degas' Dancers: Behind The Scenes, At The Barre

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Quintana Roo Dunne takes in the ocean view with her parents, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion in Malibu in 1976. Quintana Roo fell ill in 2003, and her father had a fatal heart attack several days later. Blue Nights is Didion's elegy for her daughter who died in 2005 at age 39.

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Sorrowful 'Blue Nights': Didion Mourns Her Daughter

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By 1985, Warhol's style had evolved substantially; on this untitled headline piece, he collaborated with Keith Haring. National Gallery of Art hide caption

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Andy Warhol's 'Headline': Sensationalism Always Sells

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In 1992, Lesage started an embroidery school to pass on to a new generation the techniques of an art form threatened by mass-produced fashion. Olivier Saillant/Maison Lesage hide caption

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At Maison Lesage, Beauty Embroidered By Hand

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Wendy Wasserstein in 1985, beneath a poster for her play Isn't It Romantic. Wasserstein's plays examined the place where the upheaval witnessed by the baby boom generation met the demands of family and professional life. Ed Baily/AP hide caption

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Wendy Wasserstein, 'Lost' And Found

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Jumping Dogs And Photo-Toons: Meet Photographer Elliott Erwitt

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Aline Saarinen taking a photograph, circa 1955 Archives of American Art/Smithsonian Institution. hide caption

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Little Pictures, Big Lives: Snapshots Of American Artists

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The High Museum of Art commissioned nendo, a Japanese design collective, to create Visible Structures — a 12-piece installation of furniture made out of form core and cardboard, reinforced with graphite tape. Masayuki Hayashi hide caption

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Form And Function Meet In 'Modern By Design'

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Alfred Stieglitz attached this photograph to a letter for Georgia O'Keeffe, dated July 10, 1929. Below the photograph he wrote, "I have destroyed 300 prints to-day. And much more literature. I haven't the heart to destroy this..." Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library hide caption

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Stieglitz And O'Keeffe: Their Love And Life In Letters

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An artist's rendering of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on Washington, D.C.'s Tidal Basin. The Lincoln Memorial, where King gave his I Have A Dream speech in 1963, is in the background. Courtesy of Interface Media and the Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. hide caption

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King's Memorial Takes Shape Near His 'Dream' Spot

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Margaret Mitchell, pictured above in 1941, started writing while recovering from an ankle injury in 1926. She had read her way through most of Atlanta's Carnegie Library, so her husband brought home a typewriter and said: "Write your own book to amuse yourself." The result was Gone with the Wind. Al Aumuller/Telegram & Sun/Library of Congress hide caption

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Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With The Wind' Turns 75

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Gordon Goodwin arranged "Rhapsody In Blue" for his Big Phat Band. Concord Music Group hide caption

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A Big, Phat 'Rhapsody In Blue'

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