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020: Summer 1987

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The Illusion of Victory - America in World War One

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ISBN 0-465-02467-X. H/B, 543 pagesIn his inimitable style, Thomas Fleming has written a dramatic story of Presidential hubris in wartime. It is a cautionary tale for any contemporary national leader. It traces the process by which Woodrow Wilson’s disdain for dissident opinions, his naiveté, and his faith in his own rhetoric isolated him from polit…


The Illusion of Victory - America in World War One (1)

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By Thomas Flemming ISBN 0-465-02467-X. H/B, 543 pagesIn his inimitable style, Thomas Fleming has written a dramatic story of Presidential hubris in wartime. It is a cautionary tale for any contemporary national leader. It traces the process by which Woodrow Wilson’s disdain for dissident opinions, his naiveté, and his faith in his own rhetoric iso…


Ep.192 – ‘The Fighting Irish’ – The US 69th Infantry Regiment in WW1- Stephen L. Harris

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A student at Trinity College, Burlington, Vermont. Stephen L. Harris started his career as a  journalist and freelance writer on his hometown newspaper, The Wilton Bulletin. He then moved into corporate communications and for 12 years, Stephen edited GE’s award-winning, company-wide magazine, Monogram. This had a circulation of more than 330,000.…


Ep. 199 - New York’s Silkstocking Regiment and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line - Stephen L. Harris.

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American historian and author Stephen L. Harris talks about his book recent book Duty, Honor, Privilege that looks at the New York’s Silk Stocking Regiment and how it ‘broke’ the Hindenburg Line in 1918. Your browser does not support the audio element. …


Ep.251 – Debating America’s response to the Great War – Dr Neil Lanctot

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Historian Dr Neil Lanctot talks about his recent book The Approaching Storm which explores the domestic debates and discussions that informed America’s response to the outbreak of the Great War and its eventual declaration of war in April 1917. Your browser does not support …