Professor Randall Kennedy examines the origins, designs, and consequences of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
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Three Civil War experts re-imagine the power and impact of the neglected battle of Fredericksburg.
Distinguished scholars shed new light on the Underground Railroad, elevating it from folklore to sweeping history.
Historian Andrew Roberts discusses Winston Churchill's inspiring qualities as a leader.
Lisa See discusses her work and Chinese-American heritage and shares her family's unique journey to attain the "American Dream."