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January/February 1997

In This Issue
January/February 1997

Presidents Talking About the Presidency

Excerpts from seven of the NEH's presidential papers projects.

Volume 18, Issue 1

President George Washington and architect James Hoban oversee construction of the White House, 1798.

Detail from Building the First White House, by N.C. Wyeth for the Pennsylvania Railroad.

  • Features

    Five Who Make a Difference

    Profiles of the 1996 Charles Frankel Prize Winners: Rita Dove, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Daniel Kemmis, Arturo Madrid, and Bill Moyers.

    By Mary Lou Beatty

    The Richest Man in the World

    A documentary film chronicles the life of Andrew Carnegie, the steel company mogul who rose from an impoverished childhood to become the richest man in the world.

    By Michael Gill
  • Departments


    A Conversation with Lawrence Levine

    The author of The Opening of the American Mind, Lawrence W. Levine, talks with NEH Chairman Sheldon Hackney about openness in higher education.