Presented as a part of the Presidential Historical Commission at New-York Historical Society, Douglas Brinkley, Presidential Historian at the New-York Historical Society and CNN, and Peter Baker, New York Times chief White House correspondent, discuss Barack Obama’s legacy.
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In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the First World War, historian John Maurer discusses the dramatic and tragic events of 1918, including role the United States played in winning the War.
Legal scholar Randall Kennedy discusses a 1967 Supreme Court case in which the court upheld a decision limiting the right of Martin Luther King Jr. and his associates to challenge a jail sentence received for protesting.
Historian Andrew Roberts discusses Winston Churchill’s alarmingly frequent brushes with death, including a very serious accident on Fifth Avenue, and tells us how they shaped his thoughts on life, ambition, death, and fate.
Historian Harold Holzer discusses the life and leadership of President Abraham Lincoln.