Book Discussion on Guantanamo: An American History

Jonathan Hansen presented a history of America’s presence at Guantanamo Bay. The author reported on the United States' early… read more

Jonathan Hansen presented a history of America’s presence at Guantanamo Bay. The author reported on the United States' early interest in the area and the central role it played in U.S. plans to control the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Mr. Hansen examined the creation of the U.S. naval base and prison at Guantanamo and its continued usage despite calls for its closure. Jonathan Hansen responded to questions from members of the audience at Belmont Public Library in Belmont, Massachusetts. The program was part of the Author Series of the Friends of the Belmont Public Library. close

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Book Discussion on Guantanamo: An American History

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304545-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Feb 25, 2012
Last Aired:
May 27, 2013

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  • Feb 25, 2012 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2012 | 10:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2012 | 6:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 25, 2013 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2013 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2013 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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