Daring Young Men
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Richard Reeves, presented a history of the Berlin Airlift (May 1948-June 1949). Utilizing previously unpublished documents and numerous interviews, he focused on the exploits of American airmen called back into service by President Truman three years after their duty in World War II. Mr. Reeves recounted the Soviet Union’s tactical decisions to block supplies from reaching West Berlin and President Truman’s insistence on keeping American troops in the city. Richard Reeves discussed his book with Professor Childers at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
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Thomas Childers Professor University of Pennsylvania->History Department
Stefan Frank Director National Constitution Center->National Programs
Richard Reeves Senior Lecturer University of Southern California->Annenberg School of Journalism
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