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It has been with us since Plymouth Colony. But that’s not why it’s an American institution.
How the discovery of a long-forgotten trunk inspired an artist to spend years recording the quiet remnants of a wrenching military career.
A major new installation at the Smithsonian Institution explores the nation’s biggest and most important job
OVER THE PAST HALF-CENTURY, POLLING HAS REMADE THE ELECTORAL PROCESS. IS IT HELPING DO THE WORK OF DEMOCRACY MORE EFFECTIVELY—OR ERODING IT?