The Biggest Bet In History
Dr Fred Brooks University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Computer pioneer Dr Fred Brooks discusses the IBM 360 Project and his life.
The Battle of Jutland
The Battle of Jutland was the most important naval battle of World War 1.
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Daniel Gordis, author of “Israel : A Concise History of a Nation Reborn” discusses the history of Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Amazing Story of Castle Itter
Historian Stephen Harding discusses the amazing battle of Castle Itter. It was the only battle in World War II where German and American military forces fought together.
The Majesty of the Mayans
Dr. Richard Hansen University of Utah
Dr. Hansen is the Chief Archeologist of the Mayan site of El Mirador in Guatemala. He discusses his groundbreaking discoveries which proved the Mayans were far more advanced at an earlier time, called the Preclassic period, then had been previously known.
The Rosenstrasse Protest
Nathan Stoltzfus Florida State University
Arguably the most successful spontaneous protest in Nazi Germany. This unique protest in February and March of 1943 in Berlin resulted in the release of thousands of Jews by Nazi Germany who were married to Christians.
The Rat Line
Historian Gerald Steinacher discusses his book “Nazi’s On The Run” about how so many German war criminals escaped Europe following WW 2.
Tiananmen Square Massacre
Dr. Timothy Brook
Dr. Timothy Brook discusses his book "Quelling The People" about the June 4th, 1989 killing of thousands of students in, and around, Tianmen Square in Beijing, China.
FDR’s Shadow War
Author Mark Wortman discusses his acclaimed book "1941 The Shadow War" about President Franklin Roosevelt’s efforts to deter Japan and fight Hitler prior to Pearl Harbor.