The human stories behind our history

An update from Trey, a sophomore majoring in economics: This class has been especially interesting for me because of how little I had known about JFK. This lack of knowledge is odd considering my affinity for history; still, before this class I knew little more about Kennedy than his death. And what I have been exposed to is fascinating. I have especially enjoyed the wide range of sources that we have been assigned. The volume of reading that we do in the course can seem overwhelming, but I find it very manageable because of the variety. I especially enjoy the opportunity to observe the differences in opinion that we come across in our reading. Professors Stone and Simon do a [...]