Walter Isaacson to deliver the lecture on May 12.
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Known as a "one-man university," Kagan brings versatility, wisdom, and excitement to his classroom.
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Three nations battle for the future of North America in the French and Indian War.
Classicist Donald Kagan talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about what modern students can gain from ancient worlds.
Oklahoma's Anita May reflects on thirty years with the humanities.
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