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World History

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Navajo Code Talkers Honored
Navajo Code Talkers were honored for serving their country despite the injustices they suffered from their own government, including being unable to vote.
May 16, 2010 : 37 min. 57 sec.

World War II War Crimes Trials
Panelists discussed World War II war crime trials. Joe Persico spoke on "Nuremberg." Richard Frank spoke on "Tokyo: Japanese War Crimes Trials." Conrad Crane moderated.
May 1, 2010 : 1 hr. 24 min.

Battle of Iwo Jima 65th Anniversary
Commemorating the 65th anniversary of the battle of Iwo Jima. Fought from Feb 19 to Mar 26, 1945, it was the 1st American attack of World War II on the Japanese home islands.
February 28, 2010 : 47 min. 58 sec.

Q&A with Ted Morgan
Ted Morgan talked about a 1954 battle where the French were defeated by Vietnamese forces, ending French rule in Indochina, and ultimately led to U.S. involvement in the war.
February 21, 2010 : 57 min. 18 sec.

In Depth with historian Paul Johnson
British historian and author Paul Johnson talked by remote link from London, England, about his life, career, and his work.
February 7, 2010 : 2 hr. 59 min.

Cold War Perspectives From The CIA and KGB
Peter Earnest, retired CIA senior intelligence officer, and Oleg Kalugin, retired major general in the Soviet KGB, shared stories from the Cold War.
January 31, 2010 : 1 hr. 27 min.

Interview with World War II Veteran Leon Schafer
Leon Schafer was interviewed about his life and his service in the Navy during World War II, including the infamous D-Day landing at Normandy
November 1, 2008 : 1 hr. 1 min.

Early Explorers and Expeditions
Tony Horwitz talked about the early European explorers who arrived to the continental U.S and misconceptions about their expeditions.
September 27, 2008 : 5 min. 58 sec.

Global Governance
Former Deputy Secretary of State, Strobe Talbott discusses global governance and its relation to "catastophic" events.
January 5, 2008 : 5 min.

Lenin's Tomb: Last Days of Soviet Empire
Writer David Remnick on the mood and political events in Russia surrounding the end of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s and the early 1990s.
June 17, 1993 : 57 min. 34 sec.
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