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Russo-Japanese Negotiations of 1905

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Russo-Japanese Negotiations of 1905

Russo-Japanese Negotiations of 1905

Russo-Japanese Negotiations of 1905

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This week, President George W. Bush heads to Jordan in an attempt to bring together Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel and Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas. In 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt succesfully brokered a peace deal between long-time rivals Russia and Japan. Host Liane Hansen speaks with Theodore Roosevelt biographer Edmund Morris about the negotiations.