After Words

After Words: George Nash, ed. "Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover's Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath," hosted by Richard Norton Smith, George Mason University

About the Program

Herbert Hoover writes about World War II and the Cold War in what's been called a magnum opus, published 50 years after the former president completed it.  In it, he sharply criticizes the wartime decisions of Presidents Roosevelt and Truman and analyzes their consequences.  The presidential writings were edited by Hoover expert George Nash, who discusses them with presidential historian Richard Norton Smith, the author of "An Uncommon Man: The Triumph of Herbert Hoover,"

About the Authors

George Nash

George Nash is the author of several books including "The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945," "Life of Herbert Hoover: The Humanitarian, 1914-1917" and "Life of Herbert Hoover: The Engineer, 1874-1914."


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After Words: George Nash, ed. "Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover's Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath," hosted by Richard Norton Smith, George Mason University

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  • Sunday, January 29th at 12pm (ET)
  • Monday, January 23rd at 3am (ET)
  • Monday, January 23rd at 12am (ET)
  • Sunday, January 22nd at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, January 21st at 10pm (ET)
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