europe http://wamc.org en "Hundred Days: The Campaign That Ended World War I" By Nick Lloyd http://wamc.org/post/hundred-days-campaign-ended-world-war-i-nick-lloyd <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the late summer of 1918, after four long years of senseless, stagnant fighting, the Western Front erupted. The bitter four-month struggle that ensued—known as the Hundred Days Campaign—saw some of the bloodiest and most ferocious combat of the Great War, as the Allies grimly worked to break the stalemate in the west and end the conflict that had decimated Europe.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 86401 at http://wamc.org "Hundred Days: The Campaign That Ended World War I" By Nick Lloyd "The White Princess" by Philippa Gregory http://wamc.org/post/white-princess-philippa-gregory <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.philippagregory.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Philippa Gregory's</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> latest Cousins' War book is </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1451626096/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1451626096&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">The White Princess (Cousins' War)</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=wam Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 71888 at http://wamc.org "The White Princess" by Philippa Gregory Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 3 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-richard-neal-part-3-11 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Europe’s financial fortunes have a major influence on the rest of the world.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Ireland is making a slow comeback.</p><p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 60164 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Peter Welch - Part 3 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-part-3-12 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Europe’s financial fortunes have influenced the world economy for years. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss Welch’s study group on Europe.</p><p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 57016 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Peter Welch - Part 3 "Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe" by Anne Applebaum http://wamc.org/post/iron-curtain-crushing-eastern-europe-anne-applebaum <p>Anne Appllebaum is a columnist for <em>The Washington Post</em> and <em>Slate</em>. Her book, <em>Gulag</em>, won the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction and was a finalist for three other major prizes. Her essays appear in <em>The New York Review of Books</em>, <em>Slate</em>, and <em>The London Spectator</em>.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 53070 at http://wamc.org "Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe" by Anne Applebaum The Book Show #1240 - Anne Sebba http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1240-anne-sebba <p>Acclaimed biographer <a href="http://www.annesebba.com/">Anne Sebba</a> offers the first full scale biography of Wallis Simpson, exploring the mind of one of the most glamorous and reviled figures of the 20th century--and one of the most talked about women of her generation. Anne Sebba will join us this week to discuss <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1250002966/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;link_code=as3&amp;camp=211189&amp;creative=373489&amp;creativeASIN=1250002966"><em>That Woman</em></a>.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:30:28 +0000 Joe Donahue 37477 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1240 - Anne Sebba The Dreyfus Affair: The Scandal That Tore France in Two http://wamc.org/post/dreyfus-affair-scandal-tore-france-two We welcome Piers Paul Read (<em>Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors</em>) to the show and speak with him about <em>The Dreyfus Affair: The Scandal That Tore France in Two</em>. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 15:44:04 +0000 Ian Pickus 36289 at http://wamc.org That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor http://wamc.org/post/woman-life-wallis-simpson-duchess-windsor <p>We speak with Anne Sebba about her book, <em>That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor</em>.</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 36500 at http://wamc.org That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor