Tag: History
Airdate: June 5, 2014

The African American history scholar unpacks his biography of one of the most controversial and important leaders of the civil rights movement.

Airdate: May 26, 2014

President of the foundation named after his brother, slain civil rights worker Andrew, Goodman recalls memories of Freedom Summer 1964.

Airdate: April 14, 2014

One of the most acclaimed documentarians in the business, Burns discusses his latest film, which unlocks the importance of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

Airdate: April 10, 2014

Twenty years after the fall of apartheid and the first free elections in South Africa, Newman takes a look at the country today and discusses her text, After Freedom.

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.

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.

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.

Airdate: March 20, 2014

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

Airdate: December 13, 2013

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

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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