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The American experiment : dialogues on a dream / David M Rubenstein.

Lepore, Jill, 1966-(interviewee.). Allen, Danielle S., 1971-(interviewee.). Brekus, Catherine A.,(interviewee.). Graham, Donald E., 1945-(interviewee.). Beschloss, Michael R.,(interviewee.). Deloria, Philip Joseph,(interviewee.). Faust, Drew Gilpin,(interviewee.). Burns, Ken, 1953-(interviewee.). Jacobs, Jack, 1945-(interviewee.). Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.,(interviewee.). Blight, David W.,(interviewee.). Weiss, Elaine F., 1952-(interviewee.). Meacham, Jon,(interviewee.). Srinivasan, Bhu,(interviewee.). Isaacson, Walter,(interviewee.). McCullough, David G.,(interviewee.). Brinkley, Douglas,(interviewee.). Collins, Francis S.,(interviewee.). Marsalis, Wynton, 1961-(interviewee.). Moreno, Rita,(interviewee.). Bradford, Mark, 1961-(interviewee.). King, Billie Jean,(interviewee.). Ripken, Cal, Jr., 1960-(interviewee.). Faderman, Lillian,(interviewee.). Yang, Jia Lynn,(interviewee.). Albright, Madeleine Korbel,(interviewee.). Sotomayor, Sonia, 1954-(interviewee.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432893521
  • ISBN: 1432893521
  • Physical Description: 761 pages (large print) : illustration ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company, Gale, Cengage Learning, 2021.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Promise And Principle -- Jill Lepore On 400 Years Of American History -- Danielle S. Allen On The Declaration Of Independence -- Catherine Brekus On Religious Freedom -- Donald E. Graham On The First Amendment And Freedom Of The Press -- Michael Beschloss On The Presidential Election Of 2020 Suffering And Sorrow -- Philip J. Deloria On Native American History -- Drew Gilpin Faust On Death And The Civil War -- Ken Burns On The Vietnam War -- Jack Jacobs On Military Service -- Restoration And Repair -- Henry Louis Gates Jr. On Reconstruction -- David W. Blight On Frederick Douglass -- Elaine Weiss On Women's Suffrage -- Jon Meacham On John Lewis And Civil Rights -- Invention And Ingenuity -- Bhu Srinivasan On 400 Years Of American Capitalism -- Walter Isaacson On American Innovation -- David Mccullough On The Wright Brothers -- Douglas Brinkley On The Race To The Moon -- Dr. Francis S. Collins On The Human Genome Project And Scientific Research -- Creation And Culture -- Wynton Marsalis On Jazz, America's National Art -- Rita Moreno On The Actor's Life -- Mark Bradford On The Visual Arts -- Billie Jean King On Tennis And Activism -- Cal Ripken Jr. On Baseball -- Becoming And Belonging -- Lillian Faderman On The Struggle For Gay Rights -- Jia Lynn Yang On The History Of Immigration -- Madeleine K. Albright On Being An Immigrant -- Sonia Sotomayor On Civics And Civic Education.
Summary, etc.:
"In this lively collection of conversations, some of our nations' greatest minds explore the inspiring story of America as a grand experiment in democracy, culture, innovation, and ideas. Exploring the diverse make-up of our country's DNA through interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning historians, diplomats, music legends, and sports giants, The American Experiment captures the dynamic arc of a young country reinventing itself in real-time. Through these enlightening conversations, the American spirit comes alive, revealing the setbacks, suffering, invention, ingenuity, and social movements that continue to shape our vision of what America is--and what it can be"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Historians > United States > Interviews.
United States > Civilization.
Genre: Large type books.

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