1945: The Year that Shaped the World

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The year 1945 was a seminal moment for the world.

From the bombing of Hiroshima, the end of World War II and the United Nations Charter, to Perry Como and Gandhi, a history began in 1945 that we're living today.

Ian Baruma’s new book is called “Year Zero: A History of 1945.” He joins The Takeaway to discuss the ways the year 1945 came to shape global dynamics.