By PBS NewsHour
Leontyne Peck has helped interpret several notable artifacts, many of which are now featured in a permanent exhibit at Montpelier called "The Mere Distinction of Colour."…
By Anne Azzi Davenport, Alison Thoet
Monticello and Montpelier, the former homes of presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, have long been attractions for those looking to learn more about two of America’s founding fathers. But this spring, the two neighboring Virginia presidential museums are looking…
By Alison Thoet
When he retakes the oath of office Monday, President Barack Obama will join an exclusive club. Obama becomes the 16th of the nation's 44 presidents who've been re-elected to serve as commander-in-chief for two consecutive terms.
By Meena Ganesan
Jeffrey Brown talks to historian Gordon Wood about his new book "Empire of Liberty," which looks at the lasting legacy of early American history.
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