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Course of Our Times, The; FDR: From Isolation to Intervention


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Series
Course of Our Times, The
Program
FDR: From Isolation to Intervention
Program Number

19

Series Description

Historical survey hosted by Abram Sachar, Brandeis University. Series release date: 1973

Program Description

“During the long appeasement nightmare in Europe, the United States lived almost completely in a climate of isolation. There was overwhelming hatred of the dictators and an emotional attachment to the right of the threatened peoples to survive - Ethiopia, China, Spain, Austria. But there was an adamantine firmness against any involvement that could lead to war. This chapter discusses the steady development of American foreign policy that moved from sympathy for the allies , to material assistance, to total involvement and intervention. Throughout, the leadership of Franklin Roosevelt, who had already made fundamental changes in the domestic life of the country, is decisive for this road from isolation to intervention.”

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Educational
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Course of Our Times, The; FDR: From Isolation to Intervention,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_013E65B94DBB4621939EC2BCA329372E.
MLA: “Course of Our Times, The; FDR: From Isolation to Intervention.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_013E65B94DBB4621939EC2BCA329372E>.
APA: Course of Our Times, The; FDR: From Isolation to Intervention. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_013E65B94DBB4621939EC2BCA329372E
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