Book Discussion on Empires Workshop

Greg Grandin talked about his book, Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism,… read more

Greg Grandin talked about his book, Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism, published by Metropolitan Books. He discussed U.S. relations with Latin America, explaining that the U.S. has intervened in Latin America repeatedly from Thomas Jefferson’s presidency to the current Bush administration. At this event he focused on the Reagan administration’s involvement in Central America during the 1980s, when it backed the Salvadoran government in a civil war and the Nicaraguan Contras against the Sandinista regime. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Grandin, Greg Associate Professor New York University->Latin American History

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Book Discussion on Empires Workshop

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194769-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Claremont, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 2006
Last Aired:
Mar 10, 2007

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  • Nov 26, 2006 | 7:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2006 | 1:14am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2007 | 1:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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