World History

"The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914"

Margaret MacMillan

About the Program

Margaret MacMillan, international history professor at Oxford University, examines the lead-up to World War I.  The author recounts the tension and transformed political and social landscape that marked Europe from the turn of the 20th century to the beginning of the war in 1914.  Margaret MacMillan speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City.

About the Authors

Margaret MacMillan

Margret MacMillan is the author of numerous books, including Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the WorldShe is an international history professor at Oxford University and on the editorial boards of First World War Studies and The International History Review.  For more information, visit

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, February 9th at 7:30am (ET)
  • Monday, January 20th at 3pm (ET)
  • Sunday, January 19th at 12:20am (ET)
  • Sunday, January 5th at 10pm (ET)
  • Sunday, January 5th at 7am (ET)
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