Fifty years after John F. Kennedy’s presidential inauguration, celebrated biographer Robert Dallek, in conversation with Bob Herbert, examines the trials and tribulations Kennedy faced during his political career.
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Historian Andrew Roberts discusses his new comprehensive history of World War II, The Storm of War.
Three experts draw back the curtain of the United States Supreme Court to provide an insider’s look at one of the most influential and distinguished justices of the 20th century: William J. Brennan, Jr.
A century and a half after Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter to ignite the Civil War, leading historians examine the causes of the conflict.
Michael Korda, Henry Kissinger and Adam Gopnik discuss the life of T. E. Lawrence—separating fact from legend—and examine the impact of Lawrence’s activities on modern politics in the Middle East and on world history.