Articles by Donald Dale Jackson

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The Farewell State

It's time to revisit Rhode Island

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I Thought My Father Was God: and Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project

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Uphill with Archie: A Son's Journey

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The Hungry Years by T. H. Watkins

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Good-bye, Rhode Island

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Review of 'Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead Hunt, A Sacred Tradition'

Review of 'Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead Hunt, A Sacred Tradition'

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Hot Dogs Are Us

It's no stretch to say they're more American than apple pie because they link us all together

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Review of 'Summer at Little Lava: A Season at the Edge of the World'

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You Will Feel No Pain

Doctors and patients swear hypnosis works, but after years of research we still don't know how

Aldo Leopold (left) and Olaus Muire sitting together outdoors, annual meeting of The Wilderness Society Council, Old Rag, Virginia, 1946

Aldo Leopold: A Sage for All Seasons

Aldo Leopold articulated a new way to look at the land and its creatures

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Review of 'We Will Not Be Strangers'

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Mutiny on the Amistad

In 1839, African freemen, seized as slaves, struck a daring blow for freedom

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Miriam Leslie: Belle of the Boardroom

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Symbolically Speaking

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Go West, Moran

A lifetime of painting the country's natural treasures was this tenderfoot's destiny

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Review of 'Eyewitness to America'

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John Barrymore: a Profile in Just About Everything

A great actor, a shameless ham; an athlete, a drunk; a ladies' man, one of the boys-- the madcap Jack had as many faces as roles

The Jeannette in Le Havre, France, 1878

A Stout Ship's Heartbreaking Ordeal by Ice

Heading north for the pole, the Jeannette was frozen fast for 21 months, then sank; for captain and crew, that was the easy part

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Review of 'Illumination in the Flatwoods'

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Red, Hot & Blue: The Smithsonian Celebrates American Musicals

From props to sets, celebrating the legacy of the musical and its impact on the American consciousness

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