Celebrated activist Cornel West provides a vivid portrait of visionary 19th- and 20th-century African-American leaders and explores their lasting legacies in the age of Obama.
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Historian Stephen Kotkin provides an intimate look at the Bolshevik regime’s inner geography, recasting the way we think about Joseph Stalin, the Soviet Union, and modern Russia.
Celebrated political historian Julian E. Zelizer illuminates how Johnson—with the help of Congress—swiftly built “The Great Society” and the bitter resistance his legislation faced.
Three experts discuss gay rights and how the Supreme Court’s anticipated hearings and decisions will impact this timely issue.
Enriched with screen clips from his past films, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme, in conversation with Antonio Monda, offers unique insight into the major influences on his career.