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photoCourageous, impassioned, complex. The American character is an amalgam, forged from both trials and successes.

Throughout the centuries, war has tested this American fabric. We'll look at the American character, in wartime.

Guests:

David Kennedy, Professor of History at Stanford University, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of "Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945"

Michael Sherry, professor of history at Northwestern University, author of "The Rise of American Air Power: The Creation of Armageddon"

Jack Beatty - On Point News Analyst and Senior Editor at the Atlantic Monthly Magazine

This program aired on September 10, 2002.

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