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.

Lynne Cheney

26m 40s

Author Lynne Cheney examines the friendships and rivalries within the “Virginia Dynasty” of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe, including the contradiction between the ideals of American liberty and prosperity they espoused and their status as slaveholders.

Episodes

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    Lynne Cheney

    S4 E10 - 26m 40s

    Author Lynne Cheney examines the friendships and rivalries within the “Virginia Dynasty” of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe, including the contradiction between the ideals of American liberty and prosperity they espoused and their status as slaveholders.

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    Tracy Campbell

    S4 E9 - 26m 40s

    In the United States, World War II is often regarded as a time of unrivaled national unity and optimism, however in reality this traumatic period tested the American resolve in the most significant way since the Civil War. How did the nation rise to the occasion? Author and historian Tracy Campbell examines the critical year of 1942.

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    Stacy Schiff

    S4 E8 - 26m 40s

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stacy Schiff uncovers the truths behind the mythology of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, connecting the influences this dark chapter in Colonial America had on the future republic.

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    George F. Will

    S4 E7 - 26m 40s

    In an expansive conversation, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist George F. Will shares his perspective on the political, social, and cultural trends that have shaped the national experience since 2008.

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    Manisha Sinha

    S4 E6 - 26m 40s

    Historian Manisha Sinha discusses the historical significance of America’s evolution during the period of Reconstruction following the Civil War, which saw a transformation of the American nation from a slaveholding republic into an interracial democracy, all alongside the rise of industrial capitalism and the violent and ambitious conquest of the West.

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    H.W. Brands

    S4 E5 - 26m 40s

    Pulitzer Prize finalist H.W. Brands examines the deep-seated divisions that made up the American Revolution before the war—between Loyalists and Patriots, families, friends, and neighbors.

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    Lien-Hang T. Nguyen

    S4 E4 - 26m 40s

    Award-winning historian and former war refugee Lien-Hang T. Nguyen draws on her personal and professional journey in a discussion on the contested history of the war in Vietnam, visiting new historical terrain that continues to elicit national debate, deep soul-searching, and purported lessons for America's role overseas.

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    Simon Winchester

    S4 E3 - 26m 40s

    In a wide-ranging conversation, bestselling author Simon Winchester examines how humanity’s conquest to acquire territory and wield its power—including European imperialism and the dispossession of Native American populations—has so definitively shaped history.

  • Ian W. Toll: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ian W. Toll

    S4 E2 - 26m 40s

    Historian Ian W. Toll discusses the grand strategic decisions and naval operations behind the crushing assault the U.S. waged on the Japanese navy in the Battle of the Philippine Sea, as World War II in the Pacific entered its endgame in June 1944.

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    Ada Ferrer

    S4 E1 - 26m 40s

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Ada Ferrer unravels the complex intertwining of the U.S. and Cuba’s foreign policy and domestic affairs, from proxy conflicts during the Cold War, to how Cuban-American relations are used as a cipher for a president’s foreign policy.

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    Marie Arana

    Friday
    Sep 29

    30 Minutes

    Author Marie Arana.
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    Marie Arana

    Saturday
    Sep 30

    30 Minutes

    Author Marie Arana.
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    Ambassador Susan E. Rice

    Friday
    Oct 6

    30 Minutes

    Former Ambassador Susan E. Rice talks about pivotal moments in her career.
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    Ambassador Susan E. Rice

    Saturday
    Oct 7

    30 Minutes

    Former Ambassador Susan E. Rice talks about pivotal moments in her career.
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    Marie Arana

    Saturday
    Oct 7

    30 Minutes

    Author Marie Arana.
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    History with David Rubenstein

    Ambassador Susan E. Rice

    Saturday
    Oct 7

    30 Minutes

    Former Ambassador Susan E. Rice talks about pivotal moments in her career.
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    John Dickerson

    Saturday
    Oct 7

    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

    Sunday
    Oct 8

    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

    Friday
    Oct 13

    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

    Saturday
    Oct 14

    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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