Magazine | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/magazine/RSS feed for MagazineenThu, 01 Nov 2018 12:00:00 +0000Why John Leguizamo Is So Invested in Telling the Country About Latino Historyhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/john-leguizamo-invested-telling-latino-history-180970680/His uproariously inventive one-man show, soon to be shown on Netflix, puts the story of a neglected culture center stage Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:00:00 +0000What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to Seehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/american-rhapsody-180970545/70 classical musicians. 200 acres of windblown prairie. And the bracing spirit of the heartland. A Kansas symphony in six movementsThu, 25 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000What Ancient Maize Can Tell Us About Thousands of Years of Civilization in Americahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/ancient-maize-thousands-years-civilization-america-180970543/It took millennia, but America’s founding farmers developed the grain that would fuel civilizations—and still doesThu, 25 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000Discussionhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/discussion-16-180970539/Readers respond to our October 2018 issue Thu, 25 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000The Court Case That Inspired the Gilded Age’s #MeToo Momenthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/court-case-inspired-gilded-age-me-too-movement-180970538/A turn-of-the-century trial, the focus of a new book, took aim at the Victorian double standardThu, 25 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000Becoming Anne Frankhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/becoming-anne-frank-180970542/Why did we turn an isolated teenage girl into the world’s most famous Holocaust victim?Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000The Unforgotten: New Voices of the Holocausthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/unforgotten-holocaust-diary-special-section-180970537/Two newly translated diaries by young women murdered in the Holocaust cry out to us about the evils of the past and the dangers of the present Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000Hear, O Israel, Save Ushttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/hear-o-israel-save-us-renia-spiegel-diary-english-translation-holocaust-poland-180970536/An 18-year-old girl, terrorized by the Nazis, kept a secret journal. Read exclusive sections from it here, presented in English for the first timeWed, 24 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000How an Astonishing Holocaust Diary Resurfaced in Americahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/astonishing-holocaust-diary-hidden-world-70-years-resurfaced-america-180970534/Hidden for 70 years, a new invaluable contribution to Holocaust literature—the diary of Renia Spiegel—was rediscovered inside a desk in New YorkWed, 24 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000When Churchill Dissed Americahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/when-churchill-dissed-america-180970541/Our exclusive first look at the diaries of King George VI reveals the Prime Minister's secret hostility to the United StatesTue, 23 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000Discussionhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/discussion-15-180970353/Readers respond to our September 2018 issueFri, 21 Sep 2018 13:00:00 +0000Traveling the World Was Never the Same Once the Boeing 747 Debutedhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/traveling-world-never-same-once-boeing-747-debuted-180970308/Wave goodbye to the beloved jet that took us to new heightsTue, 18 Sep 2018 15:42:36 +0000The Artist Who Made Coloring Books Cool for Adults Returns With a New Masterpiecehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/johanna-basford-coloring-books-180970305/Johanna Basford, whose fanciful, hand-drawn illustrations launched a worldwide craze, is back with flying colorsTue, 18 Sep 2018 15:40:17 +0000Why Is the Snowy Owl Disappearing?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/snowy-owl-disappearing-180970314/These birds, once a feature of the far north as reliable as ice, are becoming less and less commonTue, 18 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000