Historian Matthew Dallek looks at the history behind the Office of Civilian Defense, the country's first agency for homeland security, and the competing visions of those tasked with spearheading the department: New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Historian James Reston names his latest book for the nickname given to the Dominicans, the Catholic order established to eliminate heresy. Reston talks about the events leading up to the Spanish Inquisition and how it transformed the world for Christians, Jews, and Muslims in 1492, and for all of us living today.
- James Reston, Jr. historian and author of 12 previous books, including "Warriors of God," "The Last Apocalypse," and "Galileo: A Life."
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