Fall 2019

Meetings in 2608 Haven, University of Michigan, at 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated

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6 Sept   Per Cassel, "Hong Kong Issues"
13 Sept   "Buying the War: How Big Media Failed Us," Bill Moyers Journal (25 Apr. 2007) link
20 Sept   Discussion of "Buying the War"; NB, NYT editorial link
27 Sept   Jonathan Marwil, "The Japanese in the U.S. during World War II"
4 Oct   Ingo Trauschweizer, "Cautious Hawk: Maxwell Taylor and the Path to War in Vietnam"
11 Oct   Akshay Sarathi, "Battles of Dongon" (7th Century)
18 Oct   John McCurdy, "Quartering the British Army in Revolutionary America"
25 Oct   Jonathan Winkler, "US Strategic Communication since World War I"
1 Nov   Jonathan Marwil, "Clark Gable and Jimmy Stewart: Making Movies for the Air Force"
8 Nov   Olga Dror and Keith Taylor, "The Vietnam War as a Vietnamese War"
15 Nov   TBA
22 Nov   Stanley Shapiro, "Heroes, Wars, and the Sullivan Brothers"
29 Nov   Thanksgiving Break
6 Dec   Bob Donia, "Allies and Mercenaries"
13 Dec   John Whittier-Ferguson, "Oliver Whittier's Memoir of Serving in the 44th Division"