World History

"The Legacy of the Second World War"

John Lukacs

About the Program

John Lukacs, historian and author of over thirty books, addresses questions about World War II that remain for him sixty-five years after the end of the War.  Among several topics, Mr. Lukacs focuses on the American response to Germany and Japan, Hitler's thinking throughout the war, and whether the Cold War was unavoidable.  President Harry Truman officially proclaimed the end of hostilities in World War II on December 31, 1946.  John Lukacs presents his answers to these questions and others at Barnes & Noble in Devon, Pennsylvania. 

About the Authors

John Lukacs

John Lukacs is the author of more than 30 books including June 1941: Hitler and StalinChurchill: Visionary, Statesman, Historian and Five Days in London.

Buy the author's book from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indiebound

Program Information

"The Legacy of the Second World War"

Watch This Program
Watch This Program

Purchase This Program

Past Airings

  • Sunday, December 30th at 6pm (ET)
  • Sunday, May 16th at 1pm (ET)
  • Saturday, May 15th at 8pm (ET)
  • Saturday, May 15th at 10am (ET)
Public Affairs Programming on C-SPAN