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Interview with Margaret MacMillan
Aired 4/20/2006

At the close of World War I - the "war to end all wars" - leaders of the major powers met in Paris to create what they hoped would be a lasting peace. From the ruins of four bankrupt empires they redrew the boundaries of the modern world. They carved out entirely new nations throughout Eastern Europe, Asia and the Middle East, including a British protectorate called Palestine and a patchwork country called Iraq. Many of today’s most violent conflicts can be traced back to decisions made during those fateful six months in Paris. What went wrong? What went right?
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  Margaret MacMillan
    History professor at the University of Toronto, great-granddaughter of British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, and author of "Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World."

Originally Aired: 11/13/2003

   
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