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.