Tag: History
Airdate: November 12, 2012

The Pulitzer Prize winner explains his new book, The Generals, and offers his thoughts on the resignation of Gen. David Petraeus.

Airdate: November 6, 2012

On election night, Tavis continues his conversation with the outspoken filmmaker and history professor as they help clarify U.S. history.

Airdate: November 5, 2012

The Oscar-winning filmmaker and noted historian explain their collaboration on the text and companion Showtime project, The Untold History of the United States, and bring some historical perspective to this year’s presidential race.

Ed Helms and The Lonesome Trio
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 31st, 2012

Comedian Ed Helms also plays a mean banjo.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 29th, 2012

The tragic story of an early Olympic hero.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 3rd, 2012

This week, new evidence has emerged suggesting Earhart, along with navigator Fred Noonan, spent her final days subsisting on fish, mollusks and seabirds on a remote and uninhabited Japanese coral atoll.

November 27th, 2011

Share your thoughts on our blogger Jeremy Freed’s latest discovery.

Airdate: November 9, 2011

The historian and author of the new text Civilization explains why the G-20 Summit was a washout and why Greece and Italy are “too big to bail.”

October 10th, 2011

Find out who our blogger Jeremy Freed thinks gets it right in recreating vintage aesthetics in music.

Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
October 1st, 2011

Scripted TV vs. real life? Our modern culture blogger is looking forward to comparing notes on his newfound obsession, Boardwalk Empire, with Ken Burns’ new epic documentary on prohibition.

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