Miller Center

American Forum

The Miller Center Forum presents more than sixty speakers each year, drawn from high-ranking public officials and others involved in shaping public policy, scholars from leading research institutions, and journalists covering national and international events. In addition to being available for free on the Miller Center's website, programs air on PBS stations nationwide. Check your local listings for details.

Page 1 of 10 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›

4/18/2017 Richard Nixon: The Life - American Forum
John A. Farrell

4/3/2017 Donald Trump and the Future of the GOP - American Forum
William Kristol

2/21/2017 First Year 2017: Race, the Presidency, and the Limits of the Bully Pulpit - American Forum
Douglas Blackmon, Russell Riley

1/31/2017 First Year 2017: Building a Wall, Foreign Workers, and What’s Really Possible - American Forum
Gary Freeman, Tamar Jacoby

1/17/2017 First Year 2017: Donald Trump and the American Dream - American Forum
Melody Barnes, Peter Wehner

1/17/2017 First Year 2017: The Worst First Year and What it Might Teach the Trump Administration - American Forum
Gary W. Gallagher, Brian Balogh

1/11/2017 First Year 2017: National Security in a Trump Presidency - American Forum
Eliot A. Cohen, Jeremi Suri

11/16/2016 Where do “Classic” Conservatives Go after Election 2016? - American Forum
Sam Tanenhaus

11/14/2016 The First Days of a Great Presidency - American Forum
Thomas J. Sugrue

11/9/2016 What’s the Future of the Tea Party after 2016 - American Forum
Matt Kibbe

10/17/2016 Is the Libertarian Party a Viable Alternative? - American Forum
Gary Johnson

10/12/2016 Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror - American Forum
General Michael V.Hayden

10/10/2016 Is There a War on Cops? - American Forum
Heather Mac Donald

10/5/2016 The Intimidation Game: How the Left is Silencing Free Speech - American Forum
Kimberley Strassel

9/30/2016 Was 2016 a Rerun of 1968? - American Forum
Timothy Naftali

9/28/2016 Trump Revealed? - American Forum
Michael Kranish, Marc Fisher

9/21/2016 Inside the Clinton White House - American Forum
Russell L. Riley

9/16/2016 Can the Next President Break the Gridlock? - American Forum
Melody Barnes, John Bridgeland

9/14/2016 Thomas Jefferson — Man of Profound Contradictions - American Forum
Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter Onuf

8/30/2016 Democracy or Disaster? Clinton, Trump and the Health of American Politics - American Forum
Jonathan Rauch, Ryan Lizza

6/16/2016 Jim Lehrer on Today’s Politics and the Media - American Forum
Jim Lehrer

5/26/2016 American Cauldron: Race and the First Year of the Next Presidency - American Forum
Michael E. Dyson, Elizabeth Hinton

5/19/2016 “American Amnesia” — Have We Forgotten what Made America Prosper? - American Forum
Jacob Hacker, Paul Pierson

4/13/2016 Bridging the World’s Most Dangerous Religious Divide - American Forum
Carla Power

4/12/2016 America’s War For the Greater Middle East - American Forum
Andrew J. Bacevich

4/5/2016 Ike and His World: Two Scholars of Eisenhower Discuss A Legendary President - American Forum
Jeffrey Frank, Will Hitchcock

3/30/2016 The Rise of ISIS—The New Enemy - American Forum
Joby Warrick

3/29/2016 The Worst First Year of a Presidency - American Forum
Gary Gallagher

3/22/2016 U.S. Foreign Policy in the Evolving Era of Terror - American Forum
Eric S. Edelman

3/19/2016 Equal Justice? Part 2 - American Forum
Bryan Stevenson

3/19/2016 Equal Justice? - American Forum
Bryan Stevenson

3/9/2016 Why Leaders Fight - American Forum
Allan C. Stam

3/8/2016 The Battle for the Supreme Court - American Forum
Barbara Perry

3/3/2016 Kissinger 1923-1968: The Idealist - American Forum
Niall Ferguson

2/22/2016 A Conversation with John Kasich - American Forum
Governor John Kasich

2/17/2016 The Digital Revolution and American Opportunity - American Forum
Senator Mark Warner, Philip Zelikow

2/3/2016 Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency - American Forum
Charlie Savage

1/27/2016 Is Public Education Doomed? - American Forum
Dale Russakoff, Robert Pianta

1/20/2016 The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America - American Forum
Michael Eric Dyson

1/13/2016 The International Migrant Crisis and How the World Can Respond - American Forum
Kathleen Newland, David Leblang

12/16/2015 By the People: Rebuilding Liberty without Permission - American Forum
Charles Murray

12/10/2015 The Dysfunction of American Justice - American Forum
Brandon L. Garrett

11/10/2015 Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice - American Forum
Adam Benforado

10/28/2015 Will Syria Be Barack Obama’s Vietnam? - American Forum
Frederik Logevall

10/26/2015 The View from the White House - American Forum
Peter Baker

10/21/2015 Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington 1848-1868 - American Forum
Cokie Roberts

10/14/2015 SPECTACLE: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga - American Forum
Pamela Newkirk

10/7/2015 FRACTURE: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide - American Forum
Joy-Ann Reid

10/2/2015 An Update on National Affairs and the Race for the Presidency - American Forum
Jamelle Bouie

9/30/2015 Where Does the U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal Go Now? - American Forum
Karim Sadjadpour, Michael Singh

9/14/2015 A Conversation with Bernie Sanders - American Forum
Senator Bernie Sanders

8/28/2015 Inside the Iran Nuclear Deal with the Lead U.S. Negotiator - American Forum
Wendy Sherman

8/26/2015 Democracy or Disaster? The 2016 Presidential Contest - American Forum
Ryan Lizza

5/18/2015 Whose Fault is Ferguson? The Roots of Our National Discord - American Forum
Orlando Patterson

5/11/2015 Neither Left nor Right:  A Different Approach on Race - American Forum
Fredrick C. Harris, Robert C. Lieberman

5/6/2015 ISIS - Muslim Jihadists or Just Terrorists - American Forum
Peter Bergen

4/15/2015 Mercenaries or Patriots: Privatizing American Security - American Forum
Ann Hagedorn, Erik Prince

3/30/2015 The Greek Debt Crisis: A Conversation with Ambassador Christos Panagopoulos - American Forum
Christos Panagopoulos

2/25/2015 United States and India: A Defining 21st Century Partnership? - American Forum
William J. Antholis, Jeffrey W. Legro

2/18/2015 “The Invisible Front”: Suicide in the American Military - American Forum
Yochi Dreazen

2/11/2015 Black Leaders on Leadership - American Forum
Julian Bond, Phyllis Leffler

2/4/2015 Confronting Political Islam - American Forum
John Owen, Ahmed H. Al-Rahim

1/27/2015 The U.S. in Iraq and Afghanistan: Why We Lost—and What Did We Learn? - American Forum
Daniel Bolger, John Nagl

12/3/2014 Peril, Private Security and What Really Happened in Benghazi - American Forum
Mitchell Zuckoff

11/24/2014 Ambassador to the World - American Forum
Thomas Pickering

11/12/2014 Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War - American Forum
James Risen

10/21/2014 The 2014 Ambassador William C. Battle Symposium on American Diplomacy: “Barack Obama’s New Middle” - American Forum
Ryan Crocker, Aaron David Miller, Trudy Rubin

10/8/2014 Germany, Russia and U.S., 25 Years After Fall of the Berlin Wall - American Forum
Angela E. Stent

10/2/2014 Big Oil and the Environment - American Forum
Paul Barrett

9/24/2014 Arresting Citizenship: Consequences of American Crime Control - American Forum
Vesla M. Weaver

9/17/2014 The Great Historians: With 2014 Pulitzer, Bancroft Winners - American Forum
Ari Kelman, Alan Taylor

6/8/2014 “Stronger than all the armies” - American Forum
Bob Moses, Thomas F. Jackson, Robert S. Smith, Risa L. Goluboff, Phil Tiemeyer

5/27/2014 Politics in 2014 - American Forum

5/7/2014 Stokely Carmichael, Freedom Summer and the Rise of Black Militancy - American Forum
Peniel E. Joseph

4/30/2014 Fifty Years after Passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act - American Forum
Todd Purdum

4/23/2014 Hillary Clinton, Midterm Elections, and the 2016 Presidential Campaign - American Forum
Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes

4/16/2014 The Limits of Espionage - American Forum
John Rizzo, Genevieve Lester

4/8/2014 41: Inside the Presidency of George H. W. Bush - American Forum
Michael Nelson, Barbara Perry

3/26/2014 The Mind of Vladimir Putin - American Forum
Clifford Gaddy, Yuri Urbanovich

3/19/2014 Glock and Gun Culture in America - American Forum
Paul M. Barrett

3/5/2014 Origins of World War I: Dance of the Furies - American Forum
Michael S. Neiberg

2/19/2014 Why Remember the Civil War/150th Anniversary Series - American Forum
Gary W. Gallagher

2/12/2014 America: Empire of Influence not Arms - American Forum
Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman

2/5/2014 Milstein Symposium: Commission on America’s Manufacturing Future - American Forum
Haley Barbour, Evan Bayh

1/29/2014 The Greatest Generation? America’s Uncertain Entry in WWII - American Forum
Lynne Olson, Richard Moe

1/23/2014 A Conversation with Attorney General Eric Holder - American Forum
Eric Holder

1/8/2014 Double-Down: Inside the 2012 Election - American Forum
John Heilemann, Mark Halperin

12/4/2013 Fear Itself: The Grand Bargain that Created Social Security - American Forum
Professor Ira Katznelson

11/13/2013 Surrender at Appomattox: What did it really mean? - American Forum
Elizabeth R. Varon

10/16/2013 JFK and the Vietnam Escalation - American Forum
Marc Selverstone

10/7/2013 Escape from the Quagmire? The Way Ahead in Syria, Egypt and the Middle East - American Forum
Ryan Crocker, David Rohde, Shibley Telhami

10/2/2013 A Town Hall Meeting on the Middle Class and State of the American Dream - American Forum
Martin Baron, Jennifer Marsico, Thomas A. Hirschl

9/25/2013 JFK and the Anger of the 1960s - American Forum
Steven L. Davis, Bill Minutaglio

9/17/2013 The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America - American Forum
George Packer

9/11/2013 JFK and the Breakthrough for Civil Rights - American Forum
William P. Jones

8/28/2013 Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch - American Forum
Barbara Perry

5/2/2013 A Conversation with Ryan Crocker and James Schlesinger - American Forum
Gerald L Baliles, Ryan Crocker, James R Schlesinger

4/29/2013 Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American History - American Forum- War, Warfare, and Violence
John Fabian Witt

4/19/2013 The End of the American Century? - American Forum
Andrew J. Bacevich

4/15/2013 Klansville, USA: the Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan - American Forum- War, Warfare, and Violence
David Cunningham

4/4/2013 Who Stole the American Dream - American Forum
Hedrick Smith

4/1/2013 The King Years - American Forum
Taylor Branch

3/27/2013 Don’t Stop the Party - American Forum
Matt Kibbe

3/21/2013 Ike’s Bluff - American Forum
Evan Thomas

3/18/2013 Origins of the Era of Unconventional War - American Forum- War, Warfare, and Violence
Fredrik Logevall

3/4/2013 Sources of Terror - American Forum- War, Warfare, and Violence
Clark McCauley

2/25/2013 Panel Discussion: Restraining the Toll of War and Violence - American Forum- War, Warfare, and Violence
Severine Autessere, Geoffrey S. Corn, Andrew Gilbert, Ambassador David Scheffer

2/4/2013 Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War - American Forum
Madeleine K. Albright

1/28/2013 The Eve of Destruction: How 1965 Transformed America - American Forum
James T. Patterson

1/24/2013 Soldiers in the American Imagination - American Forum- War, Warfare, and Violence
Kimberley L. Phillips

1/22/2013 Slavery by Another Name: Film Screening and Panel Discussion - American Forum
Douglas Blackmon

1/14/2013 What Now? The Next Great Immigration Debate - American Forum
John Morton

12/3/2012 A Melting Pot, or Not: Perspectives on the Immigration Debate - American Forum
Manuel Pastor, Mark Krikorian

11/29/2012 The Most Exclusive Club - American Forum
Michael Duffy, Nancy Gibbs

11/19/2012 Lives of the Giants: George F. Kennan - American Forum
John Lewis Gaddis

11/14/2012 From the Dixiecrats to Mitt Romney - American Forum
Joseph Crespino

10/31/2012 It’s Even Worse Than It Looks - American Forum
Norman J. Ornstein, Thomas E Mann

10/22/2012 50 Years After Camelot: The Cuban Missile Crisis - American Forum
Marc Selverstone

10/15/2012 W Was Right - American Forum
Stephen Knott

10/11/2012 Love, Death and the Health Care Crisis - American Forum
Amanda Bennett

10/8/2012 America Divided - American Forum
E. J. Dionne, Jr.

10/1/2012 The Roots of All of Us - American Forum
Rachel L. Swarns

9/27/2012 Crisis in Syria - American Forum
Michele Dunne

9/24/2012 Fact vs. Presidential Myth: The Obama Version - American Forum
David Maraniss

9/17/2012 Revealing Congress: How C-SPAN Changed Democracy - American Forum
Brian Lamb

9/12/2012 The Way Forward - American Forum
Teresa A. Sullivan

4/2/2012 Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan - American Forum
Del Quentin Wilber

3/26/2012 The Real Romney - American Forum
Michael Kranish

3/19/2012 Civility in American Politics: How to Get (Some of) it Back - American Forum
Jonathan Haidt

2/24/2012 Vladimir Putin and Russian Statecraft - American Forum
Allen C. Lynch

2/17/2012 The Black History of the White House - American Forum
Clarence Lusane

2/10/2012 Ten Letters: The Stories Americans Tell Their President - American Forum
Eli Saslow

2/6/2012 Shifting Sands: The Middle East in Upheaval - American Forum
Kenneth M. Pollack

2/3/2012 Election 2012 and Retooling the American Economy - American Forum
Alan Murray

1/30/2012 The Obamas - American Forum
Jodi Kantor

1/27/2012 The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism - American Forum
Theda Skocpol

1/23/2012 American Emperor: Aaron Burr’s Challenge to Jefferson’s America - American Forum
David O. Stewart

1/20/2012 Keys to the Kingdom - American Forum
Senator Bob Graham

1/16/2012 MLK Day Event: New Forum Chair Doug Blackmon - American Forum
Douglas Blackmon

12/16/2011 The State of the U.S. Economy - American Forum
Peter L. Rodriguez

12/12/2011 A Conversation About U.S. Immigration Policy - American Forum
Alejandro Mayorkas

12/9/2011 James Madison - American Forum
Richard Brookhiser

12/5/2011 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created - American Forum
Charles C. Mann

11/28/2011 Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind - American Forum
Tim Groseclose

11/18/2011 Classical Lessons of Leadership: The Case for National Public Service - American Forum
Josiah Bunting, III

11/16/2011 POSTPONED: In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir - American Forum
Dick Cheney

11/9/2011 Eisenhower: The White House Years - American Forum
Jim Newton

10/31/2011 Looking Toward the 2012 Elections - American Forum
Susan Glasser

10/24/2011 From Nixon to Obama - American Forum
Bob Woodward

10/19/2011 Green Transportation - American Forum
Terence R. McAuliffe

9/30/2011 Haunting Legacy: Vietnam and the American Presidency from Ford to Obama - American Forum
Marvin and Deborah Kalb

9/26/2011 Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America’s Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda - American Forum
Eric Schmitt, Thom Shanker

9/19/2011 A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother - American Forum
Janny Scott

9/7/2011 Higher Education as the Engine of the American Economy - American Forum
Teresa A. Sullivan

5/6/2011 2011: A Pivotal Year in Iraq and Afghanistan - American Forum
Lt. Gen. James M. Dubik

5/2/2011 Freedom’s Main Line: The Freedom Rides at 50 - American Forum
Derek Catsam

4/29/2011 How Wars End: Why we Always Fight the Last Battle - American Forum
Gideon Rose

4/25/2011 The Bay of Pigs - American Forum
Howard Jones

4/20/2011 The Social Animal - American Forum
David Brooks

4/11/2011 Let Us Begin: The Forgotten Liberalism of John F. Kennedy - American Forum
David Greenberg

4/8/2011 Arms Control - American Forum
Lt. Gen. Robert G. Gard, Jr.

4/1/2011 Christian Exclusivism, American Exceptionalism, and U.S. Foreign Policy - American Forum
The Rev. Dr. George Regas

3/28/2011 Understanding Public Opinion in an Era of Discontent - American Forum
Andrew Kohut

3/25/2011 JFK and America’s Peace Corps - American Forum
Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman

3/18/2011 Observations of a Journalist-Turned-Marine Corps Intel Officer - American Forum
Matt Pottinger

3/16/2011 Lyndon B. Johnson’s Presidential Tapes 1964 - American Forum
Kent Germany, Guian McKee

3/14/2011 Afghanistan - American Forum
Gina Bennett

3/11/2011 The “Peace Process” and the Middle East Peace - American Forum
Elliott Abrams

3/7/2011 Does Jihadism Have a Future? - American Forum
Nelly Lahoud

3/4/2011 By One Vote: The Disputed Presidential Election of 1876 - American Forum
Michael F. Holt

2/28/2011 A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care - American Forum
T. R. Reid

2/25/2011 Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq - American Forum
John Dower

2/21/2011 Remembering the Civil War - American Forum
Gary W. Gallagher

2/18/2011 The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War - American Forum
James Bradley

2/16/2011 More Great Trials of the Century - American Forum
Jack Ford

2/11/2011 Understanding Rising Violence in Mexico - American Forum
Andrew Selee

2/4/2011 Robert Morris and the Nationalists of 1781 - American Forum
Charles Rappleye

1/31/2011 Liberation: A New Look at the End of World War II in Europe - American Forum
William Hitchcock

1/28/2011 The Making of the (First Celebrity) President: 1960 - American Forum
Michael Duffy

1/21/2011 Progress and Grand Strategy in the Afghan War - American Forum
Anthony H Cordesman

12/10/2010 The Fall Term of the U.S. Supreme Court - American Forum
Jan Crawford

12/3/2010 The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness - American Forum
Michelle Alexander

11/19/2010 Brazil in the World - American Forum
Paulo Sotero Marques

11/15/2010 Wired for War - American Forum
Peter Warren Singer

11/12/2010 Is Immigration Reform Politically Possible Under the Obama Administration? - American Forum
Edward Schumacher-Matos

11/8/2010 Showdown in Virginia: The 1861 Convention and the Fate of the Union - American Forum
William W. Freehling

11/1/2010 A Survey of the Situation in the Middle East - American Forum
W. Patrick Lang

10/29/2010 An Historian Looks at Jimmy Carter - American Forum
Julian E. Zelizer

10/25/2010 Food Security, National Security - American Forum
Alan Bjerga

10/22/2010 C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy - American Forum
Jeff Sharlet

10/18/2010 How to Save the Schools - American Forum
E. D. Hirsch

Page 1 of 10 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›