Named "the most accomplished documentary filmmaker of his generation" by The New York Times, speaker Ken Burns produced unparalleled features such as The Civil War and Lewis and Clark.
Award-Winning Music Historian
Dr. John Edward Hasse helps audiences understand the power music has to move and inspire us to greater heights. He is a gifted pianist, author and editor of several books including Jazz: The First Century.
Emmy-Nominated Documentary Filmmaker
Emmy nominated producer/director Keith Beauchamp attended Southern University in Baton Rouge where he studied Criminal Justice with the intention of becoming a Civil Rights Attorney
Author, Educator & Historian
A former chair of the US Civil Rights Commission, law professor and civil rights historian, Dr. Mary Frances Berry defends the rights of all people, supporting issues from fair housing to equal opportunity.
Award-Winning Historian & Author
Called "the nation's leading Presidential historian" by Newsweek, Michael Beschloss served as NBC News' first Presidential Historian.
Scholar, Author & Civil Rights Historian
Clayborne Carson was selected by the late Mrs. Coretta Scott King to edit and publish the papers of Martin Luther King Jr. He studies his life and the movements he inspired.
Historian / Biographer / Teacher
Grandson of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, David Eisenhower is a political scientist and historian with great insight into American history and the leaders who shaped it. He is the author of Eisenhower: At War.
Biographer & Historian
The daughter of 37th US President Richard Nixon, Julie Nixon Eisenhower is a best-selling author, editor, and speaker on such subjects as the presidency, women in politics, and life in the White House.