PBS Anywhere

Providing Support for PBS.org

The Open Mind

History's Double Standard

Video duration: 27:46Video has closed captioning.

Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University, Annette Gordon-Reed explores how the public view of Thomas Jefferson has changed since her Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Heminges of Monticello, was first published in 2008.

Episodes of The Open Mind1641

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Genocide With Impunity

The Open Mind

Genocide With Impunity

Alexa Koenig, of the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley, on crimes against humanity

28:32

Genocide With Impunity

28:32

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Transcontinental Infrastructure

The Open Mind

Transcontinental Infrastructure

Parag Khanna, author of Connectography, talks about modernizing American infrastructure.

27:37

Transcontinental Infrastructure

27:37

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind The Public Imperative

The Open Mind

The Public Imperative

PBS CEO Paula Kerger talks about an independent media option in the age of clickbait.

28:41

The Public Imperative

28:41

Video thumbnail: The Open Mind Zen for America

The Open Mind

Zen for America

Grammy-nominated guitarist Ottmar Liebert on creating a meditative calm.

28:19

Zen for America

28:19

See all Episodes