“History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and of our common humanity, so that we can better face the future.”
— Robert Penn Warren
Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, Neil J. Young, and Nicole Hemmer are three historians dedicated to bringing historical insights to political and cultural debates. Why is Pope Francis so popular in America? What’s behind the corporate defense of gay rights? How does The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt manage to get the ’90s so right?
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