Tag: History
Interview
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.

Interview
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.

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.

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.

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.

Interview
Airdate: March 20, 2014

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

Interview
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.

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.

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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