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Historians Discuss Significance of WWII's End in These Times

Clip: 05/08/2020 | 2m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. But this year, there were no crowds in the streets, no big parades, no pomp and no pageantry. Modern presidents and prime ministers have been quick to call themselves wartime leaders. How well are they measuring up to the challenge? To discuss, Christiane speaks with historians Max Hastings and Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Aired: 05/08/20

Rating: NR

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