President Obama and Ancient Leaders

At a conference on the influence of Ancient Greek and Roman history on the U.S. presidency, Professor Thornton talked about the Obama… read more

At a conference on the influence of Ancient Greek and Roman history on the U.S. presidency, Professor Thornton talked about the Obama Administration’s foreign policy goals. Among the topics he addresses were U.S. participation in international institutions, various approaches to international diplomacy, and comparisons between contemporary U.S. foreign policy and that of the Roman and Greek empires. close

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President Obama and Ancient Leaders

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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Sep 4, 2009

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  • Sep 04, 2009 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2009 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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