Journalist and historian Richard Brookhiser, in conversation with legal expert Akhil Reed Amar, discusses the life and career of Founding Father and Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court John Marshall
Leading experts uncover the consequences of major legal issues triggered by the Trump administration’s policies, including controversies over Dreamers, the U.S. Census, and the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.
Historians present the Founding Fathers’ views respectively on racism, economic inequality, American imperialism, and the doctrine of original intent. Discover how the nation’s founding ideals remain relevant today.
Historian Sean Wilentz, in conversation with journalist Brent Staples, illuminates the political and constitutional struggle over slavery that began during the Revolution and concluded with the Confederacy’s defeat.
Historian Michael Beschloss talks with journalist Lesley Stahl about how American presidents have waged war from Lincoln’s controversial military leadership, to Lyndon B. Johnson’s quagmire in Vietnam.