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The History of America's Involvement in the Philippines

Stanley Karnow's new book examines the United States' colonial interests in the Philippines. Karnow discusses the tension between Filipino and the imposed American culture, the enduring role of the United States after Filipino independence, and the rise of Ferdinand Marcos.


Other segments from the episode on April 3, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 3, 1989: Interview with Stanley Karnow; Review David Murray's album "Ming's Samba"; Interview with Steve Reich; Review of the television show "The Robert Guillaume…


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