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The dup got off to a dissonant start on tour in Europe — but then went on to collaborate during five of the most inventive years in jazz.
Long before the Arab Spring, a tiny West African nation showed the way to sustainable democratic transitions.
In the 1990s, Mexico teetered on the brink of disaster, thanks to its efforts to impose an artificial stability on its economy. (China, are you listening?)
With German submarines attacking civilian shipping, the US was bound to get drawn into World War I, but a wacky German telegram just may have sped things up.
During the mid-1980s, the U.S. federal government declared war on a new “form of pollution.”
Prettiest, homeliest, fattest, noisiest — all were on show at this bizarre 19th-century baby pageant.
At the 1971 Harvard Law Review banquet, feminist activist Gloria Steinem ruffled more than a few feathers.