In this web-only video, screenwriter Tony Kushner and Bill Moyers discuss what draws us to examine Abraham Lincoln again and again. Continue reading
An understanding of our history is as crucial to a successful democratic society as it is essential to the well-examined life of the individual. As historian Howard Zinn told Bill Moyers, “I think the more people learn about the past… the more that they will understand that it is possible for people to change the world.” Start your understanding with some of the series and specials below.
There have been an estimated 31 school shootings in the United States since Columbine in 1999. We will hear all these and other statistics in the days ahead and in a week or so they will fade until the next time. Unless this time we stand up and say no. Continue reading
Richard Hasen, author of the Election Law Blog, discusses truths and exaggerations on both sides of the voting rights debate. Continue reading