Historian H.W. Brands on the Epic Rivalry Between Truman & MacArthur

Historian H.W. Brands on the Epic Rivalry Between Truman & MacArthur

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  Today, author/historian H.W. Brands talks about his new book The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War.  The Pulitzer finalist and master story-teller reveals the two men’s competing vision for America during the Cold War, just how close we came to a nuclear war with China and the Soviets, and the significance of the Korean War as the first real test of the newly formed United Nations. He’ll discuss why taking a stand in the Korean Peninsula was important ... Maggiori informazioni

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