Legacy of The War of 1812

Legacy of The War of 1812

A discussion on the War of 1812 which began 200 years ago today. Often called "the forgotten war," it tested a new generation of American leaders, shifted the global balance of power and set the stage for American westward expansion.

A discussion on the War of 1812 which began 200 years ago today. Often called "the forgotten war," it tested a new generation of American leaders, shifted the global balance of power and set the stage for American westward expansion.

Guests

Walter Borneman

author, "1812: The War that Forged a Nation"

Troy Bickham

Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University and author of "The Weight of Vengeance: The United States, The British Empire, and The War of 1812"

Donald Fixico

Professor of History at Arizona State University

James Cusick

Curator of the P. K. Yonge Library of Florida at the University of Florida Library and author of "The Other War of 1812: The Patriot War and the American Invasion of Spanish East Florida"

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