Bestselling author James L. Swanson hones in on John F. Kennedy’s doomed trip to Texas, revealing lesser-known details about the final 48 hours of the late President’s life.
Drawing on the lives of Washington, Hamilton, Jefferson and others, author Myron Magnet questions what kind of America the Founding Fathers sought to create and how they united as one to achieve a historical feat.
Jeff Greenfield journeys through a history that might have been, predicting what it would have meant for the United States and the world if President John F. Kennedy had not been assassinated.
Esteemed journalist Naomi Schaefer Riley explores hard, yet important, questions about the rise of interfaith marriage and the impact this understudied phenomenon is having on America’s future.
As the first writer given access to recently-discovered papers belonging to President Woodrow Wilson’s daughter and personal physician, biographer A. Scott Berg shares his unique insight into the 28th U.S. President.
Biographer John Taliaferro provides a long-overdue look into the life and work of John Hay, an unparalleled figure in American history with a remarkable political career.
Using Amsterdam’s history as a backdrop, critically acclaimed author Russell Shorto explains why the Dutch are responsible for some of New York’s most celebrated and enduring characteristics.
Curators Marilyn S. Kushner and Kimberly Orcutt examine the historical context of the 1913 Armory Show and shed light on this groundbreaking exhibition that forever changed the way we understand art.
Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy explores the complex history of the Supreme Court's recent ruling on affirmative action and argues why it still plays an obligatory role in modern America.
Civil War experts examine how Lincoln and his administration managed to mold a town rife with ideological and political division into a beacon for the Union’s cause.