The Future of America's Past

In THE FUTURE OF AMERICA'S PAST, notable scholar Ed Ayers takes viewers to the sites of complex and evocative chapters in American history. Throughout the series, Ayers meets with public historians working to preserve the past, from National Park Service rangers to curators and community activists. He visits the sites - both familiar and unknown - of monumental events, and brings on guests who offer a range of perspectives.

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Recent and Upcoming Airings

A Grave Injustice 11.21/31 12:00 pm
Freedom's Fortress 11.312/3 10:30 pm 11.21/10 12:00 pm
Lines in the Sand 11.21/24 12:00 pm
The Fire of a Movement 11.21/17 12:00 pm