U.S. History

"The Canal Builders: Making America’s Empire at the Panama Canal"

Julie Greene

About the Program

Book TV interviewed University of Maryland professor Julie Greene about her book, "The Canal Builders."  The interview was recorded at the University of Maryland in College Park.  The Panama Canal was opened on August 15, 1914.

About the Authors

Julie Greene

Julie Greene is a professor of history at the University of Maryland.  She is the author of “Pure and Simple Politics: The American Federation of Labor and Political Activism, 1881-1917” and co-editor of “Labor Histories: Class, Politics, and the Diversity of the Working-Class Experience.”


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"The Canal Builders: Making America’s Empire at the Panama Canal"

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, August 16th at 7pm (ET)
  • Monday, February 6th at 6:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, February 4th at 2:30pm (ET)
  • Monday, December 19th at 2:15am (ET)
  • Sunday, December 18th at 8:30pm (ET)
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