Book Discussion on The Savior Generals

Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece… read more

Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq, in which he profiles five generals who, he argues, single-handedly turned around wars that their countries were losing. In his book, Professor Hanson discusses the lives of: Themistocles (Battle of Salamis), Flavius Belisarius (Byzantium), William Tecumseh Sherman (U.S. Civil War), Matthew Ridgway (Korean War), and David Petraeus (Iraq War). He spoke at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Fresno, California. close

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Book Discussion on The Savior Generals

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Fresno, California, United States
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May 26, 2013
Last Aired:
Jun 16, 2013

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  • May 26, 2013 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 01, 2013 | 3:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 16, 2013 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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