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Robin Lindley Interviews Director Lynn Novick and Senior Producer Sarah Botstein on the Hemingway Documentary

Director Lynn Novick and Senior Producer Sarah Botstein discuss the research and production process for the new Ernest Hemingway documentary, which they worked with Ken Burns to complete. 


Robin Lindley interviews Elizabeth Samet on the Modern Memory of the Good War

World War II left behind the dangerous and seemingly indestructible fantasy that our military intervention will naturally produce (an often underappreciated) good. Each succeeding conflict has led to the reprise and reinvention of the Good War’s mythology to justify or otherwise explain uses of American power. - Elizabeth D. Samet, Looking for the Good War


Robin Lindley interviews Author Elizabeth Becker

Robin Lindley interviews Elizabeth Becker, author of “You Don’t Belong Here: How Three Women Rewrote the Story of War. In her book, Elizabeth Becker profiles three women journalists who covered the war in Vietnam, and the challenges they faced during a time when male correspondents dominated journalism. 


April 2023 Magazine

Our April issue explores financial literacy, the enduring myth of Ayn Rand, and the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. Also featured is Sally Haver's nostalgic recollection of Cambridge in the 1960s and Robin Lindley's interview with Kermit Roosevelt III. Patricia Vaccarino's book review of White Cargo offers a controversial perspective of slavery, albeit white slavery.


Ken Burns Discusses his New Photographic History of America

“I have had the great privilege and opportunity of operating in that special space between the U.S. and ‘us’ for decades—and if I have learned one thing, it is that there is only ‘us,’ no ‘them.’”  - Ken Burns, Our America