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November 2, 2020

THE HERO OF MYCENAE

“ALL RIGHT, THEN. LET’S CALL HIM SCHULTZE.” Lovers of ancient

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October 30, 2020

THE GATES OF PARADISE

“SO FINE THAT THEY WOULD GRACE THE ENTRANCE OF PARADISE” Michelangelo

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October 30, 2020

KAISER WILHELM MEMORIAL CHURCH

“POCKET GUIDE TO GERMANY” During World War II, Americans soldiers in

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October 29, 2020

FIGHT FOR THE CUPOLA

DUOMO No masterwork in Renaissance Italy could have been as controversial as the

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October 29, 2020

SOUTH DAKOTA: MOUNT RUSHMORE’S SECRET CHAMBER

CALLED THE HALL OF RECORDS, IT WAS PLANNED AS A REPOSITORY FOR THE ORIGINAL

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October 28, 2020

XI’AN: THE TERRACOTTA WARRIORS

UNDERGROUND ARMY DISCOVERED BY CHANCE. Xi’an, one of the most important cultural

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October 28, 2020

CHECKPOINT CHARLIE

EAST BERLIN It’s just a white shed and a stack of sandbags filled with

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October 27, 2020

TRIALS OF “THE GIANT”

AS IL GIGANTE The world’s most famous statue after Lady Liberty,

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October 27, 2020

ARGENTINA: GOD OF TANGO

AS ARGENTINES JOKE, “GARDEL SINGS BETTER EVERY DAY.” You don’t have to be in

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October 26, 2020

THOMAS À BECKET

“WHO WILL RID ME OF THIS MEDDLESOME PRIEST?” Without Thomas à Becket

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October 26, 2020

BEER IN GERMANY

GERMANY BY BEER “Beer isn’t just a beverage,” Germans say with a

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October 23, 2020

MICHELANGELO’S DAVID: A TALE OF TWO NOSES

WHY YOU WILL NEVER LOOK AT DAVID’S NOSE THE SAME WAY. Everyone was a critic in

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