Chairman Bruce Cole talks with Thomas Saunders, Wall Street titan-turned-philanthropist, and his irrepressible wife, Jordan.
Writer Amity Shlaes talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about her take on the Great Depression.
Entrepreneur and onetime gubernatorial candidate Lewis Lehrman talks to NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about Abraham Lincoln’s pivotal speech in 1854.
Jefferson Lecturer John Updike talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about his writing, the "gorgeous creatures" of modernism, and much else.
Elizabeth Brown Pryor talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about her dual careers as a historian of antebellum America and a highly decorated diplomat working for the State Department.
Journalist Andrew Ferguson and NEH Chairman Bruce Cole discuss America's love-hate relationship with our sixteenth president.
William H. Gerdts talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about American art, scholarship, and his fixation with pears.
Author Michael Barone talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the roots of the American political system.
Political philosopher Harvey Mansfield and NEH Chairman Bruce Cole discuss the power of princes and the origins of modern government.
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the challenges and successes of an ever-evolving encyclopedia.
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