Book Discussion on Year Zero

Ian Buruma, professor of democracy, human rights, and journalism at Bard College, talked about his book, Year Zero: A History of 1945, in… read more

Ian Buruma, professor of democracy, human rights, and journalism at Bard College, talked about his book, Year Zero: A History of 1945, in which he examines the world following the end of World War II. In his book, the author looks at the transformative nature of the war, from the displacement of people in battle worn cities throughout Europe and Japan to the creation of the United Nations and the continued rise of communism in the Soviet Union and China. Ian Buruma spoke with author Martin Amis at the New York Public Library in New York City. close

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Book Discussion on Year Zero

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 2, 2014

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  • Nov 24, 2013 | 7:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 30, 2013 | 9:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2014 | 9:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 02, 2014 | 3:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
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