Historian

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Populism and isolationism are on the rise around the world. A New York Times best-selling author and historian recently visited Grand Valley State University’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies.

Lynne Olson spoke with WGVU about the value of international alliances in 21st Century and its influence in foreign policy and politics.

Lynne Olson photo
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Populism and isolationism are on the rise around the world. A New York Times best-selling author and historian visited Grand Valley State University’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies explain the value of international alliances in 21st Century foreign policy and politics.

Sunday commemorated the 80th anniversary of Germany’s invasion of Poland marking the beginning of World War II. Confronting the Axis powers, 30 countries formed the Western Alliance.

Jon Lauck
processhistory.org

Finding the Lost Region is the theme of the Fourth Annual Midwestern History Conference hosted this week by the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies at Grand Valley State University. 

“From this conference has grown a number of scholarly projects and books and new emphasis on the region.”

Four years worth of lectures producing a new book, Finding a New Midwestern History, co-edited by Jon Lauck, examines Midwestern life; its history, religion, geography, art, race, culture, and politics.

Valiant Ambition

May 27, 2016
Idaho Public Television.

Historian Nathanial Philbrick returns to TMS to talk about his latest book, ‘Valiant Ambition,’ a complex, controversial and dramatic portrait of a people in crisis and the war that gave birth to a nation.