Four experts examine the causes of the Civil War Draft Riots of 1863, its sickening violence, and the enduring legacy it left on New York.
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Walter Isaacson tells the story of the roller-coaster life and searing personality of Steve Jobs, a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six technological industries.
Experts discuss China’s continued rise and how America’s role in world affairs will change.
Two experts reflect on the successes and setbacks in the struggle for civil rights. Presented in collaboration with The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and in conjunction with the exhibition Freedom Now: Photographs by Platon.
Continuing the conversation from February 2011’s program, Women and the White House, experts look back at the many influential women in the history of America’s highly elected office.