2019 marks 25 years that Worldview has brought you human stories from at home and abroad. In celebration, we are bringing you some selections from our deep archive. Donald Kagan joined the show in 1995 to talk about the origins of war. The Yale Professor is known for his histories of the Peloponnesian War, the wars between Rome and Carthage, the last century’s World Wars and even the Cuban Missile Crisis. He is author of “On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace” and taught one of the most popular courses ever offered at Yale. Worldview host Jerome McDonnell spoke to him about whether most wars are avoidable, why wars happens and more.
Special thanks to the WBEZ Archives Team for cataloging 25 years of Worldview and making this segment possible.