Visions of Peace in an Age of War
Alan Brinkley spoke about the way in which different societies envisioned power during the previous world wars and aspirations cultures had… read more
Alan Brinkley spoke about the way in which different societies envisioned power during the previous world wars and aspirations cultures had in the hopes that the post war life would be better. He focused on minorities, conservatives, liberals, men and women, a wide variety of people, and how they interpreted President Roosevelt’s vision to create an America that would be part of the world community. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Visions of Peace in an Age of War,” part of the General Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series on World War II, was held at 6:00 p.m. CT in the pavilion of the National WWII Museum as part of the grand reopening weekend. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
Albert Einstein and the Atomic Bomb
Walter Isaacson spoke about the relationship between Albert Einstein and the atomic bomb. Mr. Isaacson is…
Book Discussion on Nazis on the Run
Historian Gerald Steinacher reported on the many Nazi war criminals that avoided capture following the end of World War…
Book Discussion on American Warlords
Jonathan Jordan talked about his book, American Warlords: How Roosevelt’s High Command Led America to…
Book Discussion on The Monuments Men
Robert Edsel talked about his book The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in…