Foreign Intervention in Africa During the Cold War Elizabeth Schmidt talked about how foreign intervention influenced emerging nations in Africa during the Cold War. She spoke about how former colonial… read more

Foreign Intervention in Africa During the Cold War Elizabeth Schmidt talked about how foreign intervention influenced emerging nations in Africa during the Cold War. She spoke about how former colonial powers dealt with these countries as they gained independence, looking at case studies including Egypt’s nationalization of the Suez Canal in 1956. She also talked about tensions within the U.S. government over how to respond to Africa’s decolonization. close

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  • Eric Arnesen Professor George Washington University->History Department
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407579-1
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 2016 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 24, 2016 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 16, 2016 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2016 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2016 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 23, 2016 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 24, 2016 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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