Historian John Lukacs talks with Chairman Bruce Cole about world figures who shaped the last century.
Chairman Bruce Cole talks with historian Gary Moulton about the expedition's journals and the character of its leaders.
Chairman Bruce Cole talks with antiques dealer Leigh Keno about treasure hunting for pieces of America's past.
Historian David McCullough talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about how American education has lapsed.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian talks with Chairman Bruce Cole about the delights of discovering history.
This year's Jefferson Lecturer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about building a canon of African American literature.
A captive and an owner give firsthand accounts of the transatlantic voyage.
The new chairman talks about what art means to history and what he sees ahead for the Endowment.
Nobel Prize-winning poet and playwright Derek Walcott talks with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris about literature, Caribbean culture, and Robinson Crusoe.
Writer William Kittredge reflects on the passing of the Old West and the growing pains of the new with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris.
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