Brown University announced it found the rare engraved print by the Revolutionary War icon inside an old medical book. The print depicts the baptism of Jesus and is one of five in existence. The finding is timely as Wednesday marks the 237th anniversary of Revere's ride.
When author Daniel Mendelsohn decided to retrace one of the most epic journeys of Greek literature, he went with his father, Jay. Much like the travels of Odysseus himself, their journey was punctuated with unlikely encounters and uncanny coincidences.
War photographer Tim Hetherington was killed in Misrata, Libya, a year ago this week, and friends and family are still mourning their loss. At a show of his photographs in Washington, D.C., one of his friends tells us what made Hetherington a different kind of photographer.
Philippe Falardeau weaves issues of social taboos and authority in his Oscar-nominated film Monsieur Lazhar. Falardeau's films blend comedy and tragedy in a way that can ruffle audiences, and Lazhar is no exception.
Tania Head was one of the most visible survivors of the Sept. 11 attacks. She'd been in the south tower of the World Trade Center, lost her fiance in the north tower, and devoted her life to getting recognition for survivors. Just one problem: Her entire story was fake.
The Lifeboat is the story of a ship sinking two years after the sinking of the Titanic. It's a first novel by a writer who waited years to publish, Charlotte Rogan. As the anniversary of the Titanic disaster looms, NPR's Lynn Neary examines the book and the whole Titanic oeuvre.
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