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Articles with keyword "historian"


A Nation of Individuals

Scholar John A. Garraty talks about the creation of the new American National Biography.


Touring the Battlefields

A colleague pays tribute to a fellow historian and tireless traveling companion.


"The War that Never Goes Away"

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.


A Visit from Historian Shelby Foote

The writer shares reflections on the South and history.


On Learning from the Greeks

Classicist Donald Kagan talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about what modern students can gain from ancient worlds.

National Humanities Medal


Ten Extraordinary Lives

This year's class of National Humanities Medalists.