President Obama and Ancient History

At a conference on the influence of Ancient Greek and Roman history on the U.S. presidency, scholars spoke about U.S. foreign policy and… read more

At a conference on the influence of Ancient Greek and Roman history on the U.S. presidency, scholars spoke about U.S. foreign policy and the Obama administration in relation to the history of the ancient world. Among the topics they addressed were contemporary global engagement and ancient imperialism, lessons from the decline of ancient empires, leadership qualities of politicians, and the challenges of global leadership in the contemporary world. close

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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Sep 4, 2009

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  • Sep 04, 2009 | 1:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2009 | 10:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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