Celebrated historian David Nasaw returns to continue his discussion of Joseph P. Kennedy, the patriarch of America’s greatest political dynasty, focusing on Kennedy’s relationship with his son John F. Kennedy.
Continuing the conversation from the popular White House Series, four experts trade tales of various First Families and discuss how our presidents’ loved ones have influenced them through the years.
Experts explore our digital future, what new innovations will change the way we live, and how the rapid development of technology poses new threats to security. Part of the Harold and Ruth Newman World Beyond Tomorrow Series.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham draws on his biography of Thomas Jefferson, painting an intimate portrait of the elusive man behind the politician.
In conversation with Tom Brokaw, Robert M. Morgenthau shares his own remarkable experiences of World War II.
Focusing on his experiences during World War II, celebrated historian David Nasaw brings to life Joseph P. Kennedy’s story from unrestricted and exclusive access to the Joseph P. Kennedy papers.
Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison discusses her latest novel, Home, which tells the story of a Korean War veteran who, after traumatic experiences on the front lines, finds himself back in racist America with more than just physical scars.
This two-lecture program feature John Maurer’s gripping account of the decisions and strategies that led to World War II, with a focus on FDR and Churchill. In the second lecture, Dominic Tierney explores the Spanish Civil War, a precursor to WWII, and America’s attitude towards that conflict.
Kati Marton and Adam Gopnik discuss the magic of Paris and their personal experience there, through the lens of Ms. Marton’s memoir Paris: A Love Story.
Renowned Civil War historians James M. McPherson, Craig L. Symonds, and Harold Holzer walk us step by step through the first half of the Battle of Gettysburg, the battle that changed the course of American history forever.