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Joe Sacco on his epic WWI illustration

saccoCartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco tells us what drove him to produce an epic illustration of one of World War I’s most senseless fights, the Battle of the Somme. Also, a new generation of student’s just graduated college but what did they get for their time and debt?

Guests: 

Joe Sacco, author of The Great War:July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme

William Deresiewics, author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life 

  • hnorr

    I trust I’m not the first to point out that today is Memorial Day, not Armistice Day? The latter is Nov. 11.

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