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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.


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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