History with David Rubenstein

David Rubenstein’s skillful questioning of acclaimed writers like Robert A. Caro, Ron Chernow, Doris Kearns Goodwin, and many others effectively takes us behind the scenes, enabling a rare insight into the American story and a real sense of how history gets made.

Jonathan Alter

26m 40s

Historian, columnist, and documentary filmmaker Jonathan Alter traces President Jimmy Carter’s journey growing up during the Depression in the Jim Crow South to his term in the White House and finally his Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian work after his presidency.

Episodes

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    Jonathan Alter

    S3 E310 - 26m 40s

    Historian, columnist, and documentary filmmaker Jonathan Alter traces President Jimmy Carter’s journey growing up during the Depression in the Jim Crow South to his term in the White House and finally his Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian work after his presidency.

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    Fredrik Logevall

    S3 E309 - 26m 40s

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Fredrik Logevall examines the coming-of-age of President John F. Kennedy, from his birth into one of America’s most politically influential families to his own rise to power during a time of national turmoil and transformation.

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    Erica Armstrong Dunbar

    S3 E308 - 26m 40s

    Historian Erica Armstrong Dunbar reveals the story of 22-year-old Ona Judge, who in May of 1796 escaped enslavement from the household of the most powerful man in the United States: President George Washington.

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    Joseph Ellis

    S3 E307 - 26m 40s

    Focusing on 1773 to 1783, historian Joseph J. Ellis explores how the nation’s founders—including George Washington and John Adams, among others—prudently but imperfectly established a new republic.

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    David Reynolds

    S3 E306 - 26m 40s

    David Reynolds, the Bancroft Prize-winning historian and biographer, discusses the life and political career of Abraham Lincoln through the lens of his tumultuous times, contextualizing his experiences during the decades of divisive unrest leading up to the Civil War.

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    Susan Eisenhower

    S3 E305 - 26m 40s

    Susan Eisenhower discusses the life and legacy of her distinguished grandfather, World War II Allied Commander and 34th President of the United States Dwight Eisenhower, and what we can learn from him today.

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    Bret Baier

    S3 E304 - 26m 40s

    News anchor Brett Baier illuminates three essential days in Tehran, Iran during November of 1943 when President Roosevelt met with Churchill and Stalin to chart a strategy for defeating Hitler, and made essential decisions that would direct the final years of WWII and its aftermath.

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    Jeffrey Rosen

    S3 E303 - 26m 40s

    National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen looks back on over 30 years of conversation with the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, revealing the priceless observations he gleaned from her on both her judicial and personal life.

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    Walter Isaacson

    S3 E302 - 26m 40s

    Bestselling author Walter Isaacson discusses the life and work of the Nobel Prize-winning Jennifer Doudna who, with her collaborators, created a DNA-editing tool with the power to revolutionize human health.

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    Brenda Child

    S3 E301 - 26m 40s

    Scholar Brenda Child sheds light on how America’s first inhabitants, American Indians, were impacted by the arrival of colonial settlers in a discussion ranging from President Jackson’s Indian Removal Act to aggressive assimilation efforts in boarding schools and beyond.

Schedule

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    History with David Rubenstein

    Saturday
    Dec 10

    30 Minutes

    David Rubenstein interviews renowned scholars and public figures in the U.S.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    Ambassador Susan E. Rice

    Saturday
    Dec 10

    30 Minutes

    Former Ambassador Susan E. Rice talks about pivotal moments in her career.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    Ambassador Susan E. Rice

    Saturday
    Dec 10

    30 Minutes

    Former Ambassador Susan E. Rice talks about pivotal moments in her career.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    Monday
    Dec 12

    30 Minutes

    David Rubenstein interviews renowned scholars and public figures in the U.S.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    Ambassador Susan E. Rice

    Monday
    Dec 12

    30 Minutes

    Former Ambassador Susan E. Rice talks about pivotal moments in her career.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    Tuesday
    Dec 13

    30 Minutes

    David Rubenstein interviews renowned scholars and public figures in the U.S.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    Ambassador Susan E. Rice

    Saturday
    Dec 17

    30 Minutes

    Former Ambassador Susan E. Rice talks about pivotal moments in her career.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    John Dickerson

    Saturday
    Dec 17

    30 Minutes

    John Dickerson discusses the history of presidential campaigns in the U.S., with a focus on memorable moments from past elections.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    Ambassador Susan E. Rice

    Saturday
    Dec 17

    30 Minutes

    Former Ambassador Susan E. Rice talks about pivotal moments in her career.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    John Dickerson

    Saturday
    Dec 17

    30 Minutes

    John Dickerson discusses the history of presidential campaigns in the U.S., with a focus on memorable moments from past elections.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    John Dickerson

    Monday
    Dec 19

    30 Minutes

    John Dickerson discusses the history of presidential campaigns in the U.S., with a focus on memorable moments from past elections.

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