Dennis has always found history to be a subject of endless interest. Learn along with him as he interviews some of the world’s best historians about some of history’s most fascinating subjects.
1) How George Washington Forged a Nation
Dennis talks to Logan Beirne, Olin Scholar at Yale Law School. His new book is Blood of Tyrants: George Washington and the Forging of the Presidency.
2) Rediscovering Grover Cleveland
Dennis talks to John Pafford, Professor of History and Philosophy (emeritus) at Northwood University. His new book is The Forgotten Conservative: Rediscovering Grover Cleveland.
3) Great Battles that Changed the World
Dennis talks to Jim Lacey, defense analyst and teacher at the Marine Corps War College. His new book is Moment of Battle: The Twenty Clashes That Changed the World.
4) How the Soviet Union Enslaved Its Citizens
Dennis talks to Anne Applebaum, Washington Post columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Her new book is Gulag: A History.
5) The Year before the Great War: 1913
Dennis talks to Charles Emmerson, senior research fellow at the Royal Institute for International Affairs in London. His new book is 1913: In Search of the World before the Great War.
6) Europe on the Edge of War: July 1914
Dennis talks to Sean McMeekin, assistant professor at KOC University in Istanbul, Turkey. His new book is July 1914: Countdown to War.
7) How World War I Happened
Dennis talks to Christopher Clark, professor of modern European history at the University of Cambridge. His new book is The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914.