7. Historians Speak Out


Learn more about the Declaration of Independence from such leading historians as David Armitage, James Oliver Horton, Pauline Maier, and Gordon S. Wood. You can watch full lectures (45 minutes to an hour) or short clips that introduce related topics and are particularly suited for classroom use.

Lectures (up to one hour)

Clips (one to 4 minutes)

Book Breaks

Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks features the most exciting history scholars in America discussing their books live with a Gilder Lehrman host, followed by a Q&A with home audiences. This hour-long program happens every Sunday at 2 p.m. ET. Here are some of our recent programs focused on the Declaration of Independence.