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    • Retrospective on the Gulf

    • The Questions of War
    • By: Neal Conan, Deborah Amos, Ted Clark, and others
    • Narrated by: Neal Conan, Deborah Amos, Ted Clark, and others
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It was phenomenally successful in the air, breathtakingly decisive on the ground - and suddenly the war in the Persian Gulf was over, with an overwhelming victory for the allied forces. But what really happened? Why did the air war work so well? Why did the massive allied casualties many predicted for the ground phase never materialize? Why was it all so easy, when American intelligence had said it would be so hard?

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    • Useful history for those who weren't there

    • By Carroll on 09-17-11

    Regular price: $7.66

    • The Politics of Memory

    • By: Deborah Amos, Rick Davis
    • Narrated by: Lisa Simeone, Deborah Amos
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
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    How is suffering, either of personal or historical significance, measured? How does one move beyond the desire for vengeance? These questions are complicated by historical record; how did events really unfold? For Israelis and Palestinians, one land has two histories, and which version you accept depends on who you are. Tragedy is still fresh in the memories of both sides, complicating the peace process.

    Regular price: $3.95