Author and historian Alan Brinkley shares his thoughts on the alchemy of luck and chance in the Oval Office.
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Women’s unassuming roles made them excellent spies. Playwright Darci Tucker tells the story of Elizabeth Thompson: Lady Spy.| Transcript
America’s Constitution stands as a monument to compromise.| Transcript
Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr act out a fatal altercation. Mark Schneider provides the details.| Transcript
The means have changed, but the end is the same. Interpreter Jay Templin describes the tactics of information gathering.| Transcript
Political pressure and personal bias have hounded American journalists since the first newspapers were printed. Interpreter Dennis Watson talks about the Virginia Gazette.| Transcript