When American Women's Dreams of Equality Carried Them to Russia

When American Women's Dreams of Equality Carried Them to Russia

By Linda Levitt

By uncovering lost stories of women living abroad, Julia Mickenberg revives rich histories of adventure. 21 Jul 2017 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

10 Jan 2011 // 10:00 PM

Surf City: Kudos

On their debut LP, the Kiwi quartet provides an exciting update of the Dunedin Sound. They call it “shoewave”.

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10 Jan 2011 // 10:00 PM

Guster: Easy Wonderful

Quirky acoustic trio Guster has evolved into a full-blown pop band.

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The Man Whom Elvis Learned From: Louis Prima and ‘That Old Black Magic’

Like Elvis, Louis Prima was not just a popular, even wildly popular, hip-thrusting entertainer. He was an incendiary figure, shoving conventions out of the way and blowing up rigid identity-making categories.

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‘Restrepo’: In the Valley of Death

In Afghanistan, US soldiers chase -- and are chased by -- the ghosts of 9-11.

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The Showdown: Blood in the Gears

Now that they've found their sound, the Tennessee group intensifies their Southern metal and thrash fusion to create their strongest album yet.

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‘Tablet & Pen’ Offers Glimpses of the Middle East from the Inside

Good literature recognizes that truth is elusive, metaphorical, subjective, especially in cultures in which the price for direct speech is often breathtakingly high.

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‘The Jesus Guy’: What Would What’s Your Name Do?

Alas, this is a missed opportunity to explore how an individual, and an entire culture, transforms a mythic narrative into real life.

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Hawkeye Is Back in Hi-Def: ‘The Last of the Mohicans’

For the truly obsessed, The Last of the Mohicans is newly available in sleek Director’s Cut Blu-ray format. New tomahawk sound effects included.

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10 Jan 2011 // 5:35 AM

Frontline: Battle for Haiti

Battle for Haiti is a beautifully constructed report on continuing trauma.

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Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

Client 9 looks at the artfulness that makes up all our lives.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model

// Channel Surfing

"The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?

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