After Words with John Newhouse
John Newhouse talked about his book Boeing Versus Airbus: The Inside Story of the Greatest International Competition in Business, published… read more
John Newhouse talked about his book Boeing Versus Airbus: The Inside Story of the Greatest International Competition in Business, published by Knopf. He described the competition for dominance between the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers, Chicago-based Boeing and Europe’s Airbus. Topics included the history of Airbus and the leadership of both companies. The guest interviewer was Colonel Walter Boyne.
John Newhouse served the Clinton administration as assistant director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and as senior policy adviser for European affairs in the State Department. Prior to that, he covered foreign policy for the New Yorker. He is the author of several books, including Cold Dawn, Europe Adrift, The Sporty Game, and Imperial America.
Colonel Walter Boyne was director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum (1983-1986) and acting director (1981-1983). He served in the U.S. Air Force (1951-1974). He is the author of more than forty books, including Operation Iraqi Freedom, Beyond the Wild Blue, The Smithsonian Book of Flight, and Supersonic Thunder. In July he will become the first author/historian inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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