Book Discussion on First Great Triumph

Former Ambassador Zimmermann talked about United States international expansion around the beginning of the 20th century. He is the… read more

Former Ambassador Zimmermann talked about United States international expansion around the beginning of the 20th century. He is the author of First Great Triumph: How Five Americans Made their Country a World Power, published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. The book traces the history of United States international expansionism between the years of 1898-1903 with conquests that included the Philippines, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, and Panama. Mr. Zimmermann also reveals how five men: John Hay, Captain Alfred T. Hagan, Elihu Root, Henry Cabot Lodge, and Theodore Roosevelt became the driving forces that led the U.S. to burst onto the international stage. close

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Book Discussion on First Great Triumph

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2003
Last Aired:
Oct 17, 2007

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  • Jan 19, 2003 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 19, 2003 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Oct 17, 2007 | 1:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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