Skip to main content

Articles with keyword "American history"

Feature

Encountering Bernard Bailyn

His unorthodox ways in the classroom changed the course of history for generations of Harvard students.

Feature

Moments of Discovery

The fabric of our country's past is found in the threads of family stories.

Conversation

The Past Is Unpredictable

Historian Bernard Bailyn discusses the ways in which our past is closer than we think.

Feature

My History Is America's History

The NEH launches an initiative to save and share our legacy for a new generation.

Conversation

The Courageous Were Those Left Behind

Historian Malcolm J. Rohrbough talks about the heroes and heroines left behind.

Conversation

"Every Book is a New Journey"

The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian talks with Chairman Bruce Cole about the delights of discovering history.

Feature

Our Man in Paris

Benjamin Franklin's papers reveal how he wooed the French to win our war.

Feature

On-Site with NEH

An irreverent look at the nation's past wows New Jersey eighth graders.

Feature

Beyond the Lightning

A new film captures the restless intellect of Benjamin Franklin.

Feature

Big Top in a Small Town

Chautauqua road shows keep history alive across America.