TITLE: Historian Marilyn B. Young Discusses "Limited War, Unlimited"
SPEAKER: Marilyn B. Young
EVENT DATE: 2009/07/08
RUNNING TIME: 80 minutes
Historian Marilyn B. Young, in a lecture at the Library of Congress, discusses the nature of America's limited wars, from Korea to the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sponsored by the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, the lecture is presented in conjunction with the National History Center's Decolonization Seminar.
Speaker Biography: Marilyn B. Young received her doctorate from Harvard University in 1963. She taught at the University of Michigan before joining New York University in 1980, where she is a full professor in the Department of History. Young teaches courses on the history of U.S. foreign policy; the politics and culture of post-war United States; the history of modern China; and the history and culture of Vietnam. Young's most recent book is "Bombing Civilians: A Twentieth-Century History" (2009). She also wrote "The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1990" (1991) and is the author and editor of many other publications.