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Adam Hochschild

SpainA critical moment in the rise of 20th-century Fascism, a conflict that many historians consider the opening shot of World War II, the Spanish Civil War. Journalist and historian Adam Hochshild joins us in studio do discuss his new history of the Americans who volunteered in that war – joining forces with anarchists and communists – and the oil baron who gave the other side everything from supplies to intelligence.

Guests:

  • Adam Hochschild, co-founder of Mother Jones Magazine, the author of seven books covering some of the most heroic, and gruesome, episodes of modern history. His latest is a treatment of the Spanish Civil War through the eyes of the Americans who volunteered to fight in it called Spain in our Hearts.

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