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Conversations

Changing the Channel

Medalist Brian Lamb talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the early years of C-SPAN.

History in a Democratic Age

Historian John Lukacs talks with Chairman Bruce Cole about world figures who shaped the last century.

On the Trail with Lewis & Clark

Chairman Bruce Cole talks with historian Gary Moulton about the expedition's journals and the character of its leaders.

'Not Just a Chair'

Chairman Bruce Cole talks with antiques dealer Leigh Keno about treasure hunting for pieces of America's past.

The Danger of Historical Amnesia

Historian David McCullough talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about how American education has lapsed.

"Every Book is a New Journey"

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

Resurrecting the Texts

This year's Jefferson Lecturer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about building a canon of African American literature.

Voices of the Slave Trade

A captive and an owner give firsthand accounts of the transatlantic voyage.

Perspectives

The new chairman talks about what art means to history and what he sees ahead for the Endowment.

A Multiplicity of Voices

Nobel Prize-winning poet and playwright Derek Walcott talks with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris about literature, Caribbean culture, and Robinson Crusoe.