Legendary singer-songwriter discusses the triumphs of his career, the lean years and what he learned along the way.
Former secretary of state and author of Extraordinary, Ordinary People shares the story of her childhood in Birmingham, AL and explains why she feels the U.S. Foreign Service shouldn’t be so white.
In a recent opinion piece in The New York Times, Ron Chernow, biographer and author of Washington: A Life, takes on the Tea Party’s attempts at identifying with the nation’s founders. Chernow states in the opinion piece, “…any movement that regularly summons the ghosts of the founders as a like-minded group of theorists ends up [...]
Breaking Night author shares the dramatic transition that led her to apply to one of the nation’s top colleges.
Prize-winning biographer, author of Washington: A Life, explains why he dares to say that, today, we know more about George Washington than Martha did.
Freakonomics co-author explains the concept that correlation does not equal causation.
Actress-author describes the childhood ‘trauma’ that she believes has led her to write books for 4-year-olds and explains why she will get out of show business before she’s asked to leave.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discusses the legacy of the Great Migration of African Americans and explains why it is so deeply embedded in American culture.
Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post associate editor and author of the new book Disintegration de-bunks the myth of a monolithic Black America.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure founder-CEO shares her thoughts on the controversy over mammograms and how often women should be screened.