A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
The New York Times reported this past weekend on the increase in French books and articles critical of American policy and culture. Many observers say a anti-Americanism is on the rise across the countries of the European Union. A panel talks about what Europeans dislike about the U.S. and what effect, if any, this has on American international leadership and the U.S. economy.
- Gebhard Schweigler professor of international relations at the National War College
- Martin Kettle The Guardian of London
- Robert Hunter senior advisor with the RAND Corporation and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO
- Jacqueline Grapin president, European Institute in Washington
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