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Potsdam Conference 75th Anniversary

Michael Neiberg -- war studies chair at the U.S. Army War College -- talked about the personalities and stakes involved at the 1945 Potsdam Conference convened… read more

Michael Neiberg -- war studies chair at the U.S. Army War College -- talked about the personalities and stakes involved at the 1945 Potsdam Conference convened near the end of World War II. President Truman had just assumed office after the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt when he met with Britain’s Winston Churchill and the Soviet Union’s Josef Stalin. It was during these meetings from July 17 to August 2 that Mr. Truman informed his Soviet counterpart about the new U.S. “super” weapon -- it would soon be unleashed on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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Potsdam Conference 75th Anniversary

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Program ID:
474280-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Aug 09, 2020 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2020 | 6:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 09, 2020 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 10, 2020 | 12:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 10, 2020 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2020 | 9:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 3:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2020 | 9:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2020 | 12:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2020 | 3:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2020 | 6:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3