Democratic Revolution

Mr. Ledeen, the author of Betrayed: How America Led a Global Democratic Revolution, Won the Cold War, and Walked Away, spoke about… read more

Mr. Ledeen, the author of Betrayed: How America Led a Global Democratic Revolution, Won the Cold War, and Walked Away, spoke about democratic revolutions in modern history. He examined the characteristics of successful and failed revolutions and how the traditional image of revolutions has focused on emotional, leftist revolutions, such as the French and Bolshevik revolutions. He also outlined how the U.S. has failed to assist and set an example for the emerging democracies of the world. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
73554-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 17, 1996 | 9:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 29, 1996 | 5:22am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 17, 1996 | 9:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 1996 | 12:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 1996 | 9:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 1996 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 29, 1996 | 5:22am EST | C-SPAN 2
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