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January 23, 2013

The War of 1812

The University of Illinois Press' “The War of 1812” by Wayne State College Professor Donald Hickey offers a comprehensive and authoritative history of the War of 1812.

This hour on Focus, host Craig Cohen talks with Hickey about the 200th anniversary of the conflict, new information about British forces, American Indians and weapons used in battle. We’ll also examine how the war stimulated peacetime spending and worked as a public relations campaign to enhance America’s reputation in Europe.


July 22, 2011

They Fight Like Soldiers They Die Like Children

They Fight Like Soldiers They Die Like Children: The Global Quest to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers

With Roméo Dallaire, O.C., C.M.M., G.O.C., M.S.C., C.D. (Lieutenant-General The Honorable; Senator, Canadian Parliament; Canadian Armed Forces, Retired; Founder of the Child Soldiers Initiative; Award-Winning Writer)


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