A Duel of Giants

Mr. Wetzel talked about Otto von Bismarck and Napoleon III, the two principles in the events that led to the Franco-Prussian War. He… read more

Mr. Wetzel talked about Otto von Bismarck and Napoleon III, the two principles in the events that led to the Franco-Prussian War. He discussed the background and personality of each player and assessed the impact of these human dimensions on the conflict. Mr. Wetzel also talked about his reasons for writing his book, A Duel of Giants: Bismarck, Napoleon III, and the Origins of the Franco-Prussian War, published by the University of Wisconsin Press, and the overall importance of the war. He answered questions following his remarks. close

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A Duel of Giants

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Program ID:
170318-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Berkeley, California, United States
First Aired:
Jun 10, 2002 | 3:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2002 | 6:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 10, 2002 | 3:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 2002 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2002 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2002 | 6:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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