NEH Chairman Jim Leach sits down with writer and farmer Wendell Berry, this year's Jefferson Lecturer.
NEH Chairman Jim Leach talks with Drew Gilpin Faust, daughter of the South, president of Harvard, and this year's Jefferson Lecturer.
The renowned Chinese novelist talks with NEH Chairman Jim Leach.
Jonathan Spence and NEH Chairman Leach discuss key moments in four hundred years of Chinese history.
NEH Chairman Jim Leach takes us from his high-school wrestling days through the stages of his political career to his thoughts on the challenges facing humanity--and the humanities--in the twenty-first century.
How Jill Lepore went from Harvard office temp to Harvard professor.
Critic Morris Dickstein talks about the culture of the thirties and the demise of theory.
Jefferson Lecturer Leon Kass describes his journey from medical school to the heart of the humanities.
Humanities discusses art and the achievements of the Endowment with outgoing Chairman, Bruce Cole.
Phil Cantelon of History Associates talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the profession outside the walls of academia.
By Bruce Cole
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