Thomas Fleming

Historian and Author of "The Intimate Lives of Our Founding Fathers"

Thomas Fleming appears in the following:

How Threatening Was Domestic Propaganda?

Friday, July 19, 2013

The Smith-Mundt Modernization Act goes into effect this month, lifting prior domestic broadcast bans on U.S. propaganda. Bob talks to historian Thomas Fleming, author of The Illusion of Victory: America in World War One, about how powerful domestic propaganda was in the past, and how unlikely it is to have much impact today.

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The Meaning of The American Revolution Today: Divisiveness Then & Now

Saturday, July 3, 2010 through Monday, July 5, 2010

Thomas Fleming will be participating in an interactive moderated discussion on

The Story of Bunker Hill

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Historian Thomas Fleming discusses the 50th anniversary edition of his book Now We Are Enemies: The Story of Bunker Hill . Hailed as a masterpiece when it was published, it still remains the most complete account of the clash that changed the course of America history—the battle of Bunker Hill.

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Prohibition: 90 Years Since Bootlegging Became Cool

Friday, January 15, 2010

Bootlegging was written into the U.S. constitution 90 years ago today. On January 16, 1920, the prohibitionists finally got what they had been fighting for decades: the federal government had banned the manufacture and sale of alcohol. The prohibition movement had be active since 1810 and its legacy is still visible today.