Tag: History
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Interview
Airdate: April 2, 2014

The acclaimed author unpacks his text on the single most important piece of legislation passed by Congress in American history—the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Interview
Airdate: April 1, 2014

Ambar examines the role of race, religion and identity politics in the U.S. and U.K. with a look at a 1964 debate speech given by controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X.

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Interview
Airdate: March 28, 2014

The Pulitzer Prize winner explains her interest in the charismatic leader about whom she writes in her latest text, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez.

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Interview
Airdate: March 20, 2014

The award-winning writer dissects his groundbreaking biography of the controversial Black activist, Stokely Carmichael.

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Interview
Airdate: December 13, 2013

The award-winning author discusses his choice of President Woodrow Wilson as a biography subject.

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Blog: A Look Back
December 5th, 2013

The world mourns the loss of a man who dedicated his life to fighting for equality. Nelson Mandela was a defiance symbol of how one man can make a difference.

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Interview
Airdate: November 21, 2013

The noted presidential biographer assesses the contributions of President Kennedy’s brain trust to the successes and failures of his administration.

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Interview
Airdate: November 13, 2013

As the U.S. marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, Stone looks back at his 1991 blockbuster film, JFK, and forward to new projects.

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Interview
Airdate: November 6, 2013

Haysbert shares lessons learned from his participation as host of a moving documentary miniseries that explores the Civil War.

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Interview
Airdate: October 21, 2013

The author of 16 books, the Harvard scholar talks about his latest project, the book & PBS series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

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