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Democracy dormant: How we got here

Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America By Heather Cox Richardson, Viking/Random House (2023) Eventually, evil implodes. This might be the only perennial history lesson Heather Cox Richardson omits to highlight in Democracy Awakening, her new book outlining the social and political history of the United States. This corollary… SEE MORE
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Kozak’s Acadia

[caption id="attachment_38924" align="alignnone" width="650"] One of the many boat trip tours led by ANP ranger-naturalist Maurice Sullivan in the 1930s. Some of them featured singalongs. PHOTO: COURTESY ACADIA NATIONAL PARK[/caption] Images of America: Acadia National Park By Anne Kozak with Josh Winer and Sam Putnam, Arcadia Publishing (2023) The story… SEE MORE
“Island Girl (Sofie Lilian Nathan Dowling),” by Janet Badger; linocut, 2009.

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A ‘Great’ island portrait project

While artists-in-residence at the Heliker-LaHotan Foundation on Great Cranberry Island in 2009, photojournalist Rebecca Buyers and artist Janet Best Badger teamed up to chronicle the lives and visages of a group of islanders. While Badger drew their portraits, Buyers interviewed them. Their project gained attention and admirers through exhibitions at… SEE MORE