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The story of Laura Ingalls Wilder - the pioneer girl from “Little House on the Prairie” - touched millions of children’s hearts, but what was Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life really like? And how did she recreate American history? Read More...

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Fewer and fewer Americans believe that capitalism - at least the way it has played out in the United States - is working. Can the system be reinvented? Read More...

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Technology has the power to unite - and divide - us. We look back at what history has to say about tech’s long, complicated and troubled relationship with politics. Read More...

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