In the first video for Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust, we watched co-author Rebecca Boehling as she sat down with Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg, whose discovery of her mother’s wartime letters inspired the book. We finish the video series with two more videos that provide an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of [...]
As Science Advisor to President George W. Bush and Director of Brookhaven National Lab, the late John Marburger continually received questions from teachers, journalists, political staffers, technicians, students and many others seeking to understand today’s new frontiers in the field. Before his passing this past July, he wrote a book to answer these questions.
In this new video, we sat down with author John Locke to discuss Duels and Duets, which answers an age-old yet elusive question: why do men and women talk so differently?
Hemingway witnessed an extraordinary number of historic events in his lifetime: World War I, the Spanish Civil War, and World War II, to name only a few. Such watershed moments during the 20th century indelibly shaped his writing, and many of his classic works—such as A Farewell to Arms and The Sun Also Rises—would not [...]
Charles Clotfelter joins the conversation on “The Shame of College Sports” in this month’s Atlantic. Check out his recently published book Big-time Sports in American Universities for more.