If D-Day Failed, Eisenhower Was Ready To Take The Blame
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Scottish explorer Mungo Park was among the first Europeans to view the Mandinka tribe's masked dancers who were known as Maamajomboo. He translated the word as "mumbo jumbo.' This 1797 illustration from Park's book, "Travels In The Interior Districts of Africa" shows a view of Kamalia village in Mandinka country. DeAgostini/Getty Images hide caption

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In Confronting Poverty, 'Harvest Of Shame' Reaped Praise And Criticism
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Historian Patrick Grossi stops in front of 3711 Melon St. during a walking tour through Mantua. On Saturday, this house will be torn down — and will receive an elaborate memorial service. Emma Lee/WHYY hide caption

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In Nod To History, A Crumbling Philly Row House Gets A Funeral
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Ralph Ellison in 1957, four years after his novel Invisible Man won the National Book Award. Ellison died in 1994. James Whitmore/The Life Picture Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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Ralph Ellison: No Longer The 'Invisible Man' 100 Years After His Birth
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The Neue Galerie exhibit's empty frames represent paintings that were lost or destroyed by the Nazis. They appear beside works that survived Nazi rule, like George Grosz's Portrait of the Writer Max Hermann-Neisse (lower right). Courtesy of Hulya Kolabas for Neue Galerie New York hide caption

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'Degenerate' Exhibit Recalls Nazi War On Modern Art
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Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Dido Elizabeth Belle in Belle. David Appleby/Fox Searchlight hide caption

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'Belle': Romance, Race And Slavery With Jane Austen Style
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Ta-Nehisi Coates On Reparations: 'We're Going To Be In For A Fight'
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A typical Russian kitchen inside an apartment built during the early 1960s, when Nikita Khrushchev led the Soviet Union — what later became known as Khrushchev apartments. Courtesy of The Kitchen Sisters hide caption

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How Soviet Kitchens Became Hotbeds Of Dissent And Culture
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Wrigley Field, The Much-Imitated, Never Duplicated Ballpark
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Navy Lt. Edward O'Hare, for whom Chicago's O'Hare Airport is named, sits in the cockpit of the plane in which he shot down six Japanese heavy bombers in WWII. Associated Press hide caption

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He Gave His Life For The Nation And His Name To An Airport
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In the HBO adaptation of Larry Kramer's 1985 play, The Normal Heart, Mark Ruffalo (right) plays Ned Weeks, who begins to seek answers after he observes a mysterious disease claiming lives in his gay community. Joe Mantello plays a member of the AIDS service organization, Gay Men's Health Crisis. Jojo Whilden/HBO hide caption

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'Normal Heart' Teaches New Generation About The Early Years Of AIDS
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