The Protests That Almost Prevented U.S. Involvement in WWI

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U.S. troops stand in trenches during World War I in France in 1918.

Georgetown history professor and author Michael Kazin joins us to discuss his new book, War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918, which looks at the untold story of the socially diverse peace movement that nearly kept the United States out of World War I. They organized street demonstrations and popular exhibitions, and for almost three years, helped prevent Congress from authorizing a massive increase in the size of the US army.