Imagining The 20th Century

GUESTS: Charles Stewart Editor Imagining the Twentieth Century [University of Illinois Press, 1997] Professor and Chairman, Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Author Islam and Social Order in Mauritania Peter Fritzsche Editor Imagining the Twentieth Century [University of Illinois Press, 1997] Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Author, Reading Berlin 1900 Diane Koenker Contributor, Imagining the Twentieth Century Editor, Revelations from the Russian Archives Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Some people spend days sifting though photographs from a vacation or family event to pick the perfect pictures to go in the photo album. Now, a group of scholars have done the same for the 20th Century - what they call a frankly unauthoritative history that serves as a scrapbook for our century. Guest host Scott Simon is joined by some of album's editors for a look at the images they've selected, what's been left out, and what you'd add to the book.

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