Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein “The American Bald Eagle”

Tuesday, July 18 at 9 p.m.

In ICONIC AMERICA: OUR SYMBOLS AND STORIES, David Rubenstein examines the history of America through some of its most iconic symbols, objects and places, on location and in conversation with historical thinkers, community members and other experts. Together, they dive deep into each symbol’s history and how its meaning has changed over time, using them as a gateway to understanding America’s past and present.  

The American Bald Eagle

David Rubenstein examines the history of America through some of its most iconic symbols, places and archetype, on location and in conversation with historical thinkers, community members and other experts. Together, they dive deep into each symbol’s history and how its meaning has changed over time, using them as a gateway to understanding America’s past and present.  

This episode explores he story of how the American Bald Eagle soared to its vaunted perch in American iconography, a symbol not only of patriotism but also of environmental activism and Native American traditions.

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