Uncle Sam Wants You
He was interviewed at the 102nd annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians at the Washington Convention Center in Seattle.
Christopher Capozzola talked about his book Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen (Oxford University Press, USA; July 21, 2008). Topics included the creation of the image of “Uncle Sam Wants You,” how the U.S. became involved in World War I, the origins of the Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC), civil disruption during the war, and how he came to write the book.
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Christopher Capozzola Associate Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology->History
Peter Slen Senior Executive Producer C-SPAN->Book TV
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