You only think you know him. Bruce Carlson takes a look at the story of Neville Chamberlain and the events of 1938. "Munich" is one of the most common words in any discussion of war and peace in American politics, and the politics of many countries. While not all Chamberlain's actions are defensible, Carlson finds that most uses of Munich as a metaphor in contemporary politics fail to match the situation Chamberlain found himself in nor the available policy choices.
December 31, 2015
Umbrella Man: Neville Chamberlain and Munich Rediscovered
For those who have not yet listened, as we release part two. Here's part one. A look at Neville Chamberlain and he impact of the Munich Conference on American politics. Part One of Three. Was two part but will be a three part.