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Fresh Air (NPR): The History of U.S. Intervention And The ‘Birth Of The American Empire’

http://www.npr.org/2017/01/24/511387528/the-history-of-u-s-intervention-and-the-birth-of-the-american-empire

Fresh Air (NPR): ‘America In Laos’ Traces The Militarization Of The CIA

http://www.npr.org/2017/01/23/511185078/america-in-laos-traces-the-militarization-of-the-cia

Two recent episodes of Fresh Air zoom in on two areas of American history that are often overlooked. The Spanish-American War especially is one of the most seminal moments of modern America, with repercussions, I think, that will reach as far as the Civil War.

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