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The Great Upheaval: America and the birth of the Modern World 1788 through 1800
Aired 10/14/2007

At the end of the 18th century a remarkable group of leaders and philosophers presided over a ferment that would change the world forever. Over 12 turbulent and violent years reform swept through France, Russia and a fragile newborn America. To explore the magnitude of this era we are joined by Jay Winik, author of the best selling book “The Great Upheaval: America and the birth of the Modern World 1788 through 1800” The topic before the house: The Great Upheaval This week on Think Tank
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  Jay Winik
    historian, and author of "The Great Upheavel: America and the birth of the Modern World 1788 through 1800" and "April 1865: The Month That Saved America"

Originally Aired: 10/14/2007

   
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