GETTING CURIOUS | What Was The U.S. Up To From 1945-1980? 


The Vietnam War caused a ton of strife both domestically and internationally, but so many details were hidden from the public for a long time. Naturally, Jonathan has a lot of questions about this period of time, and historian Dr. Osamah Khalil has the answers! Join us for a deep dive on a fascinating period of American history, as we examine what was happening abroad and at home from 1945-1980. 

Dr. Osamah Khalil is a historian of U.S. foreign relations and chair of the international relations program at Syracuse University. He’s a frequent media commentator and contributor for outlets like the Los Angeles Times, NPR, USA Today, PBS Newshour, The Hill, and Al Jazeera. 

His new book “A World of Enemies: America’s Wars at Home and Abroad from Kennedy to Biden” is available now.

You can find Osamah on X @Osamah_Khalil. You can find more information about his first book, America’s Dream Palacehere

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