#21 – The First Vietnam

#21 – The First Vietnam

Today we go back to 1898 and discuss The Philippine–American War, sometimes referred to as “The First Vietnam”. Trust us – it’s relevant to our story. Why did the United States invade the Philippines in 1898? And why did 200,000 Filipinos have...
#20 – Campbell Craig

#20 – Campbell Craig

Professor Campbell Craig is the Professor of International Relations at Cardiff University. He has held senior fellowships at Yale University, the Norwegian Nobel Institute, the European University Institute, and, most recently, at the Institute for Advanced Studies...
#19 – Bretton Woods

#19 – Bretton Woods

– A month after the opening of the second front, the Roosevelt administration organized a conference on postwar economic planning in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, at which American officials set up institutions designed to open up free trade around the world and...
#18 – Tehran

#18 – Tehran

Roosevelt and Churchill had their first war summit meeting in Casablanca in January 1943. The first Big Three conference was held in Tehran, Iran in November 1943. It turned out to be the most important summit of the war. In four days of meetings, Roosevelt,...