Noted historian and author Lewis E. Lehrman discusses Abraham Lincoln’s life, from his humble origins with little formal education to his remarkable accomplishments as the nation’s 16th president.
Renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern discusses the evolution of the planned garden suburb and the important lessons they hold for the future of our towns and cities.
Acclaimed authors Cokie and Steven V. Roberts share their unique and personalized vision of the traditional Passover Haggadah, exploring their own family traditions, lessons they’ve learned as an interfaith couple, and inclusive Passover rituals.
Leading Civil War historians discuss the two-day battle at Shiloh—from strategies to casualties, miracles to miscalculations.
From Jefferson to Lincoln and Bush to Obama, two renowned presidential historians provide an in-depth look into how media and literature have shaped the leadership styles and worldviews of our nation’s highest office.
Two experts explore the roots of American political order through the men who represented each side of the left/right debate at its outset—Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine—and consider how their views continue to shape our current political discourse.
Randall Kennedy, a former law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall, offers an in-depth look at this monumental figure and his enduring legacy.
Joseph E. Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate in economics, explores theories of welfare economics and income and wealth distribution and considers how to ensure a more just and prosperous future.
To celebrate the centennial of the Women’s Suffrage Parade of 1913, experts discuss past First Mothers who have influenced a nation.
Experts in constitutional law and legal history examine the interplay between the U.S. Constitution, Congress, and the media.