Renowned Civil War historians James M. McPherson, Craig L. Symonds, and Harold Holzer walk us step by step through the first half of the Battle of Gettysburg, the battle that changed the course of American history forever.
Focusing on his experiences during World War II, celebrated historian David Nasaw brings to life Joseph P. Kennedy’s story from unrestricted and exclusive access to the Joseph P. Kennedy papers.
Anne Applebaum and Jacob Weisberg discuss the lost civilization of the Soviet bloc, its cruelty, paranoia, and broken-down morality.
Jean Edward Smith and Richard Haass trace Dwight D. Eisenhower’s path from young dreamer in Kansas to frustrated apprentice under Douglas MacArthur, through the Allied war councils of World War II, and all the way to the White House.
This two-lecture program feature John Maurer’s gripping account of the decisions and strategies that led to World War II, with a focus on FDR and Churchill. In the second lecture, Dominic Tierney explores the Spanish Civil War, a precursor to WWII, and America’s attitude towards that conflict.