Tag: book

David Rubenstein’s take on what American history can teach our politicians

JUDY WOODRUFF: In 2013, billionaire investor, businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein set out an ambitious plan, to moderate a series of conversations with prominent historians in front of an audience of bipartisan lawmakers. The goal? To make members of Congress more knowledgeable about the past, so they could better deal with the country’s future. Rubenstein is now sharing the best...

5. Democracy: Why It Finally Worked – Truth Matters – Vishal Mangalwadi

Why did the Reformation liberate whole nations from political tyranny? The Sixteenth Century Reformation began as a spiritual movement in the heart of an university professor. When Martin Luther nailed his 95-Theses at the door of his University’s church, he was protesting against the corruption of his religion. So how did the Reformation create the political system that the Enlightenment...