Articles by Bruce Watson
John Howard Griffin gave readers an unflinching view of the Jim Crow South. How has his book held up?
Fifty years ago a brewer's bet spawned a compelling compendium of feats, stunts and trivia
George E. Ohr's wild, wonderful pots gathered dust in a garage for half a century. Now architect Frank Gehry is designing a museum dedicated to the artist
Pop artist James Rosenquist returns to the limelight with a dazzling retrospective of his larger-than-life works
An exhibition at the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. asks: Did his work exploit or advance the American Indian?
Even at lollygagging speeds, Italy's Mille Miglia road show stirs nostalgic hearts
Opening this month on Alexandria's Mediterranean waterfront, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina reflects the spirit of its ancient forebear
When bombs terrorized America, the Attorney General launched the "Palmer Raids"
The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime
From the restless imagination of Edgar Rice Burroughs sprang the most timeless of screen characters
There's a special quality in some dogs call it loyalty, heroism or just plain courage that comes alive under fire
Hint: It's Real
You don't just shop at this international food mart in deepest Ohio—you go on safari
For nearly 25 years, Kenesaw Mountain Landis imposed his iron will on every facet of the game
Evergreen at 100 years old, L. Frank Baum's fable of Dorothy and the wonderful wizard keeps his memory alive with movie fans and readers the world over
Mathematicians have sliced, and now supercomputers have crunched, but the mystery of pi goes on and on and...
Or maybe not. America's most grueling adult tricycle competition is tough on riders and equipment alike
MASS MoCA, the nation's newest and largest center for the contemporary arts, has brought a blue-collar New England town back to the future