Jean Edward Smith and Richard Haass trace Dwight D. Eisenhower’s path from young dreamer in Kansas to frustrated apprentice under Douglas MacArthur, through the Allied war councils of World War II, and all the way to the White House.
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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.
Four financial experts discuss America’s evolving role as an economic leader and the steps necessary for it to remain a leading international force in the 21st century and beyond.
Preeminent constitutional scholars Akhil Reed Amar and Linda Greenhouse explore the relationship and intersections between America’s written and unwritten Constitutions.