Episode 81

On Tyranny

May 2, 2017
  • Revitalizing U.S. Democracy
  • Civic Engagement
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
Richard C. Levin Professor of History, Yale University

In the 1900s, dictators rose to power across Europe as democracies fell to fascists and communists. History Professor Timothy Snyder argues that democracy today is far from invincible, and translates lessons from the 20th century to guide Americans now.

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