Book Discussion on When Angels Wept

Eric Swedin talked about his book, When Angels Wept: The What-If History of the Cuban Missile Crisis, in which he explores the Cuban… read more

Eric Swedin talked about his book, When Angels Wept: The What-If History of the Cuban Missile Crisis, in which he explores the Cuban Missile Crisis and asks what would have happened if President Kennedy and Premier Khrushchev hadn’t come to an agreement.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Ogden, Utah, from April 5-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Swedin, Eric Associate Professor Weber State University->History Deparment

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Book Discussion on When Angels Wept

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Interview
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Ogden, Utah, United States
First Aired:
May 3, 2014
Last Aired:
May 4, 2014

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  • May 03, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 2014 | 10:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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