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H.W. Brands

H.W. Brands examines the divisions that made up the American Revolution before the war.

Lien-Hang T. Nguyen

Lien-Hang T. Nguyen discusses the contested history of the war in Vietnam.

Simon Winchester

Simon Winchester examines humanity’s conquest to acquire territory and wield its power.

Ian W. Toll

Ian W. Toll discusses the assault the U.S. waged on the Japanese navy.

Ada Ferrer

Ada Ferrer unravels the U.S. and Cuba’s foreign policy and domestic affairs.

About 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.

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