Book Discussion on With Wings Like Eagles

Michael Korda talked about With Wings Like Eagles: A History of the Battle of Britain (Harper; January 6, 2009). In the book he recounts… read more

Michael Korda talked about With Wings Like Eagles: A History of the Battle of Britain (Harper; January 6, 2009). In the book he recounts the Battle of Britain that occurred during the summer and fall of 1940 and pitted Britain’s Royal Air Force against a Nazi army that was intent on control of Europe. Mr. Korda, who served in the RAF, examines the battle from the air and the ground as he details the political and diplomatic issues that lead to the conflict. Following his remarks he responded to audience members' questions.

Michael Korda is the author of numerous books, including Ike, Ulysses S. Grant, and Journey to a Revolution. He is the former editor-in-chief of the book publisher, Simon and Schuster. close

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

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New York, New York, United States
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Mar 7, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 10, 2010

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  • Mar 07, 2009 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 07, 2009 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2009 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 09, 2010 | 9:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2010 | 1:40am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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