Emily Botein appears in the following:
Friday, March 16, 2012
This is the national anthem we actually know the words to. Americans sing it at school; Bruce Springsteen sang it at President Obama's inauguration. Yet Woody Guthrie's song was once branded anti-American, even Communist. Pete Seeger tells Kurt Andersen how Guthrie ...
Friday, November 11, 2011
Lily is a smart single woman, a beauty in demand on the party circuit. But Lily is nearing thirty, and struggling to manage money, friendships, and romance. In The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton examined the dangerous compromises facing a woman who wants to set her own destiny ...
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Kurt Andersen explores how episodes of false identity, living large, and murder in the suburbs add up to the great American novel.
Friday, November 19, 2010
Using a whammy bar and a fuzz box, Hendrix captured the sound of bombs falling overseas and screaming protestors. “I didn’t think it was unorthodox,” Hendrix said. “I thought it was beautiful.”
Friday, November 12, 2010
“The men were all talking about the great American novel, the great American play,...the great American everything,” said Georgia O’Keeffe. “So I thought . . . I’ll make it an American painting.”
Friday, October 29, 2010
In The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton examined the dangerous compromises facing a woman who wants to set her own destiny, and broke ground for countless writers who followed.
Friday, October 15, 2010
It’s not the fastest motorcycle or the fanciest, but to many Americans, a motorcycle is a Harley-Davidson.