Why the West is Obsessed with WWII
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1212 , Segment 2
Episode: Song-A-Day, Obsession With WWII, Who Built the Railroad
- Nov 28, 2019 11:00 pm
- 13:52 mins
Guest: Keith Lowe, WWII Historian, Author of “The Fear and the Freedom: How the Second World War Changed Us” Of all the conflicts America has been involved in, World War II seems to get the most attention from authors, academics, politicians and Hollywood. “The Greatest Generation” as American WWII veterans are known, is quickly shrinking as the 75 anniversary of the end of World War II approaches. What is it about that war and those veterans that captures the imagination and stokes such admiration?