Book Discussion on From Colony to Superpower

George Herring talked about From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1776. In the book he explores America’s expansion… read more

George Herring talked about From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1776. In the book he explores America’s expansion from thirteen colonies to fifty states and the global ascendancy of the country and the foreign policy decisions. He deems these changes as both good and bad. Following his remarks he responded to questions from the audience.

George Herring is an emeritus history professor at the University of Kentucky. He is the author of numerous books, including America’s Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975. Mr. Herring is a former president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations and former editor of Diplomatic History. close

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Book Discussion on From Colony to Superpower

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 17, 2009
Last Aired:
Jul 18, 2009

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  • Jan 17, 2009 | 5:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 2009 | 6:06am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 2009 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 2009 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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