William Loren Katz explains the occupation of Iraq from the perspective of the 1898 U.S. invasion of the Philippines and the murderous colonial rule that lasted there for 12 years. The racism, cruelty, and economic greed the U.S. brought with it became the template for 20th-century imperialist interventions.
Katz is best known for his 40 history books, including such award-winning classics as Black Indians, The Black West, Black Women of the Old West, and The Cruel Years: American Voices at the Dawn of the 20th Century. Katz hosts his own history interview program on WBAI-FM (Pacifica Radio) in New York City and since 1986 has served as the station's historian-in-residence.
Recorded live on May 8, 2006, at the Brecht Forum in New York City. Download and start listening now!