Can America Recapture Its Signature Exuberance?

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

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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