Can America Recapture Its Signature Exuberance?

Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday reminds us keeping our spirits up is essential in distressed, distracted times.

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Walt Whitman by Mathew Brady. Courtesy of National Archives. https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3518386
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Career journalist. Former foreign correspondent. Professor, University of Texas at Austin.

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