American Empire

A panoramic account of America's great transformation into the world's leading power, from the economic boom of the 1950s and the civil rights struggle that came after, to the troubled 1970s and beyond.

July 22: On this day in 1941, on his twelfth wedding anniversary, Eugene O'Neill presented the just-finished manuscript of Long Day's Journey into Night to his wife, Carlotta.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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