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How Americans re-learned to think after World War II

16 mins | Apr 30, 2021
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Will culture transform after the trials of the pandemic? Carlos Lozada — a Pulitzer Prize-winning critic — explores how a "The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War" by Louis Menand charts the ways in which the cultural world prized freedom after the Cold War, catapulting American creators like George Orwell, Hannah Arendt and Jackson Pollock to the centre of mid-century artistic and intellectual life.
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