Forty seven years ago, the president wrote for American Heritage that the study of history is no mere pastime but the means by which a nation establishes its sense of identity and purpose
A distinguished journalist and former presidential adviser says that to find the meaning of any news story, we must dig for its roots in the past
NO, SAY THREE AMERICAN HISTORIANS. BUT THE PATIENT IS AILING AND THEY THINK THEY KNOW WHY AND WHAT TO PRESCRIBE.
By no means, said W. H. Prescott. Absolutely, said Lord Acton. The question remains hard—and intriguing
A distinguished historian describes how America, suddenly thrust into nationhood without a history of its own, set out to create one. And what a splendid achievement it was!