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New Books Draw Lessons From World War I

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Ninety years ago this summer, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo igniting the First World War. NPR's Neal Conan and guests discuss a spate of new books that consider the origins, myths and lessons of the First World War.

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