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Articles with keyword "history"


The Unknown Cold War

Top-secret documents provide a glimpse behind the Iron Curtain.


History in a Democratic Age

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


The Scholar and Teacher

Known as a "one-man university," Kagan brings versatility, wisdom, and excitement to his classroom.


Time Travels

A new animated television series drops ten-year-olds into history--from the Battle of Waterloo to life in ancient Rome.


Women of Influence

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talked recently with ABC and NPR news analyst Cokie Roberts about her most recent book, Founding Mothers, and the role women played in the early days of the Republic.

Stuart Parnes

In Focus

Connecticut's Stuart Parnes

Parnes takes up the cause of the humanities in Connecticut.

Rowhouse in Chestertown


Majoring in History

A visit to Chestertown, Maryland.