Witches' Brew: Central America, Lebanon, Poland - A Dozen Ronald Reagans: Part Four

James Baker called Reagan's foreign policy "a witches' brew." In one country, a longshot try for peace. In others, alliances with warmakers. In one country, an invasion, others aversion to invade. In one country, an odd combo of labor unions, the Catholic church and the CIA led to a successful result, in others people suffered. And finally the GOP's staunchest anti-communists completes the approval of trade with Red China. Reagan's policy towards seven nations - El Salvador, Lebanon, Poland, Nicaragua, China, Grenada and Guatemala examined in this episode.

My History Can Beat Up Your Politics

Today's political debates, particularly on cable news, talk radio and blog comments can be limiting. In this podcast, Bruce Carlson applies as much history as possible to the politics of today.

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