Education Secretary Rod Paige talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about improving America's schools.
Painter, writer, television producer, and fight doctor Ferdie Pacheco talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole.
Scholars are approaching the founding of America in new ways.
Poetry critic Helen Vendler, this year's Jefferson Lecturer, speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the power of words.
The Pulitzer prize-winning poet speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the links between poetry and painting.
Chef Mario Batali speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about Italian cuisine and what food tells us about culture.
The president of Carnegie Corporation speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the delights of learning.
Meryle Secrest speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the art world and her work as a biographer.
The 2003 Jefferson Lecturer speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the role of the humanities in democracy.
Medalist Brian Lamb talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the early years of C-SPAN.
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