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Today’s podcast interview is with James Bradley, author of Imperial Cruise, which offers a provocative thesis about the Asian diplomacy of Theodore Roosevelt. Bradley is best known for his best-selling book Flags of Our Fathers. If his claims about TR are accurate–I will await the judgment of historians–then TR may deserve his Nobel Peace Prize even less than Barack Obama deserves his.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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