Experts examine the trials and tribulations of John F. Kennedy’s 34 months as president—both domestic and international—and explore why the specter of the 35th President remains ever-present in the American consciousness.
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Author John Strausbaugh explores the colorful, rowdy, and at times tragic story of the bohemian enclave known as Greenwich Village.
Leon Botstein, Principal Conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra, Barbara Haskell, Curator at the Whitney Museum, and Dale Marsha Gregory, Vice President for Public Programs at N-YHS discuss the cultural context of the 1913 Armory Show and the debut of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring in Paris.
Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers a behind-the-scenes account of his service under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama while the nation was embroiled in two difficult wars.
Three Civil War historians discuss the operations that made up one of the most remarkable military campaigns of the American Civil War: Maj. Gen. Grant’s 47-day siege of Vicksburg.