Reality Asserts Itself - Peter Kuznick

Dumping Wallace, Blocking Bernie: How the Democrats Broke With the Working Class – Kuznick RAI

June 10, 2016

Replay of a TRNN interview from June 2016. Peter Kuznick, co-author of The Untold History of the United States, spoke to Paul Jay about the significance of the vice presidency of Henry Wallace, who served in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, in the context of the Bernie Sanders campaign.

In Hiroshima, Obama Neglects to Mention $1 Trillion Deal for Nuclear Weapons – Kuznick RAI (2/2)

June 8, 2016

Despite Obama’s historic visit to Hiroshima, the U.S. president’s push “for nuclear expansion, making the arsenal more efficient and making the arsenal more useable” is “Obama’s real, tragic legacy”, “a contradiction of what he had called for,” says historian Peter Kuznick.

Obama’s Defense of Hiroshima Mythology Rationalizes Nuclear Attack on Civilians – Kuznick RAI (1/2)

June 6, 2016

President Obama is defending the mythology that dropping atomic bombings on Hiroshima ended World War 2 and avoided a ground invasion by US troops, said award-winning historian Peter Kuznick.

Vietnam and the Legacy of the JFK Presidency – Peter Kuznick on Reality Asserts Itself (2/2)

November 23, 2013

On this episode of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay challenges historian Peter Kuznick on JFK’s legacy in regards to the Vietnam War

Vietnam and the Legacy of the JFK Presidency – Peter Kuznick on Reality Asserts Itself (1/2)

November 22, 2013

On this episode of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and historian Peter Kuznick discuss whether or not JFK intended to withdraw from Vietnam before his assassination

Does American Might Prevent Global Chaos? – Peter Kuznick on Reality Asserts Itself (3/3)

October 20, 2013

In the final episode of this series of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, historian Peter Kuznick analyzes the core idea of American exceptionalism, that US military power creates world order

Obama Embraces American Exceptionalism – Peter Kuznick on Reality Asserts Itself (2/3)

October 17, 2013

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, historian Peter Kuznick analyzes Obama’s claim of an enlightened US foreign policy

American Exceptionalism and US Imperialism – Peter Kuznick on Reality Asserts Itself (1/3)

October 15, 2013

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Prof. Peter Kuznick, historian and co-author with Oliver Stone of the Untold History of The United States, looks at the ideas that justify American conquest and empire