History Bookshelf Videos

  • <em>The Brilliant Disaster</em>

    The Brilliant Disaster

    Jim Rasenberger presents a history of the Bay of Pigs crisis. The failed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 that was supported…

  • <em>The Butchering Art</em>

    The Butchering Art

    Lindsey Fitzharris talked about her book, The Butchering Art, about surgery in the 19th century and the medical…

  • <em>Songs of America</em>

    Songs of America

    Musician Tim McGraw and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham provided a history of American history through…

  • <em>Tacky's Revolt</em>

    Tacky's Revolt

    Harvard University history Professor Vincent Brown chronicled the 18th century slave revolt that took place in Jamaica, known as…

  • <em>Secrets</em>

    Secrets

    Daniel Ellsberg talked about his book, Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, published by Viking Press.…

  • <em>Force and Freedom</em>

    Force and Freedom

    Wellesley College Africana Studies Professor Kellie Carter Jackson provided a history of the use of violence by black…

  • <em>When Women Invented Television</em>

    When Women Invented Television

    Jennifer Keishin Armstrong profiled four women who were pioneers in the television industry. This was a virtual event…

  • <em>Stand By Me</em>

    Stand By Me

    Jim Downs talked about his book Stand by Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation, in which he examines the people,…

  • <em>Blood and Treasure</em>

    Blood and Treasure

    Bob Drury and Tom Clavin explored America’s westward expansion through the eyes of Daniel Boone. This was a virtual…

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