Douglas E. Barnett talks with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris about taking the New Handbook of Texas online.
Historian Lynn H. Nichols talks about the theft of European treasures in World War II with William R. Ferris.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright talks about morality and the public role of the artist with Chairman William R. Ferris.
Historian Michael Beschloss discusses the American presidency and how it has changed from the founding fathers to the Information Age.
Bellow's biographer, James Atlas, talks about the successes and trials of the Nobel Prize-winner's life with Chairman William R. Ferris.
Trials, technology, and a historian's detective work are discussed by Chairman William R. Ferris and Benjamin Ray.
How the new Oxford History of the British Empire gives voice to both colonizers and the colonized is discussed by Wm. Roger Louis and NEH Chairman William R. Ferris.
James Veninga, former director of the Texas council, talks with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris about renewing civic life.
Jefferson Lecturer James M. McPherson talks with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris about the Civil War and the long shadows it still casts over the American landscape.
NEH Chairman William R. Ferris talks with Boston teacher Nancy Methelis about confronting controversy in a classic novel.
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