Fresh Air, Stephen E. Ambrose

  • by Terry Gross
  • Narrated by Terry Gross
  • 0 hrs and 44 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Historian Stephen E. Ambrose. His new book is The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys who Flew the B-24s Over Germany. It's about the 18-22 year old men, including the young George McGovern, who flew dangerous missions in the plane they called The Liberator. The casualty rate was nearly 50 percent. Ambrose is the author of a number of books of history, including The New York Times number one best seller Nothing Like it in the World. (Broadcast Date: August 15, 2001)

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  • Release Date: 08-15-2001
  • Publisher: WHYY-FM