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  • Remembering The Great War

    Hour 1: 2014 marks the 100 anniversary of the start of World War I, and changed history forever. Geoffrey Wawro, Director of the Military History Center at the University of North Texas, joins us to talk about the events that led to the war in his new book, “A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire.”

  • America's Pursuit of Power in the Middle East

    Why is the Middle East such an important arena for Western nations and what does the future hold for U.S. involvement in the region? We’ll talk this hour with University of North Texas historian Geoffrey Wawro, author of the comprehensive new book “Quicksand: America’s Pursuit of Power in the Middle East” (The Penguin Press, 2010).