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I don't know on yesterday James Bradley.
Who has written -- -- called.
Than colonel Curtis now.
And did are you know are you -- -- Purdue market short flight of our fathers abortions -- if you ought and his suit his suggestion.
That is -- -- -- coroner's.
To Roosevelt that are Rockville Centre tap the margin of approval on -- went to Hawaii mutual accomplished.
All wasn't what -- essentially.
Wasn't real world that -- -- Roosevelt and gave Korea -- Japan and was of fears of leftist spark for war war to -- you shut your -- What I like -- Bradley's previous books but this this -- is that this is over drawn -- caught him on your show yesterday -- and it.
And it when he.
Ended up saying you are still -- you'll let me do you do this he said well it basically have began at Iwo jima and wondered.
He aware that that -- -- following that backwards.
Like -- winding history.
That's the wrong way to do it because we live our lives chronologically.
And you kind of have to beat yourself forward and then.
Work your way chronologically.
Through the decades to understand.
How you make the leap up from a cruise which he's -- -- in 1905 to a impact in 1941.
The real sticking point should be but the Spanish American war in 1898.
And there's a real argument that -- or who was an expansionist.
He quit his assistant assistant secretary of state post did win informants -- -- -- in Cuba it was.
Pro acquiring Hawaii in the Philippines from the Pacific.
On that may be that war should have been -- maybe mr.
McKinley or wasn't a good thing.
But by the time Roosevelt president it's too late for that that's like saying you know we're not in Afghanistan.
Or Iraq today I mean she are inherited.
-- the Philippines we had an -- going on there it was very worried about Japan for he loved the Japanese.
Because he had read a book by Alpert -- Mohammed and keep power that's the three great powers of the world there were going to be the United States.
Can the United States Japan and Great Britain.
But the US would only be great if it had a -- both coast.
Astros -- wanting to build the Panama Canal he built our need to be there to -- our -- I mean that became the great white fleet.
And -- -- after he he negotiated a peace treaty between Russia and Japan who won the Nobel Peace Prize.
He wanted to make friends with the Japanese he worried about them.
And so on what he was doing was basically -- to pay annual you can have your own sphere of influence.
In the Pacific that as far as the United States is concerned we want to protect Hawaii.
We want to protect Philippines we -- free trade in China.
And you do what you want to in places like Korea.
So that part of it's true but the -- -- -- been disdain for all.
In Korea in -- globe in Japan because Roosevelt liked everything about the samurai spirit.
On the Japanese -- culture.
Well he for a leading American politician of his -- he championed the have the -- -- Japan and probably didn't miss read.
That there militarism could be someday turn on the United States but to make the -- that.
TR is somehow because he -- we're not gonna go to war -- -- over Korea.
It started World War II is.
Is self acting as if we didn't have -- -- -- like half didn't.
Wilson for two terms and hurting in Coolidge and Hoover had been FTR -- days it seems to me to deal on a mobile -- -- Does succumb porting -- -- -- -- our redemption program while imported tougher than expected out of fear it started to turn your own the whole world -- here.
-- I don't know its.
Not that he's essentially was looking at it -- unusual -- pieces he's looking at it from the Korean point of view where you don't like the United States and you don't like.
All of Japan -- don't like big power politics.
As I understand that -- what he's doing but to go back and say because Roosevelt turned a blind guy to.
Bump Korea they're -- -- Japan -- did.
Was perhaps prevent Pearl Harbor -- because he built -- great navy.
And it's here Japan for a while he bought this time -- eventual Pearl Harbor -- Roosevelt -- would have kept journey these large in the Pacific.
He threatened war with Japan over midway.
Ostensibly over -- -- -- -- But what do you make sure that we would never give up midway or or the Aleutian island chain.
So his -- is big great Sweden showing it.
To lump Japan was a way of preventing get Pearl Harbor from occurring if he would -- president.
I think Roosevelt would have continued keeping her big -- unfortunately.
-- after World War I we did a huge disarmament and by the time we get to the 1930s.
But at Pearl Harbor navy was wearing something like number eighteen in the world.
Roosevelt -- -- -- -- number one it is it's -- to number eighteen in the world that that weakness.
I'll and that generalizing -- -- -- Pearl Harbor that encouraged.
Japanese militarism against us.
Was also on the deal that Roosevelt my -- Government -- Korea to Japan wasn't a secret and Bradley sergeants a secret ice.
I think Bradley over selling that point.
Scholars have known for long term I've -- in my US diplomatic history classes for twenty years.
That the Korea and story with mister -- I don't really know what's new.
In this heat sensitive smacks me apparently a marketing ploy you're -- -- repackaging.
It's an adult dogs.
-- Will -- it it's just you know what it is it's it's one of these types of things that somebody they'll find out something for themselves and suddenly they say well the US knew about the 9/11.
I'm going down or Roosevelt used to be back -- -- pieces FDR knew.
Our -- was gonna get bombed Pearl Harbor but he didn't do anything in this books claiming.
You know I don't TR.
People way Korea and therefore -- Pearl Harbor it's it's over drawn the pieces is overdrawn even though.
It's on their view on many good facts and it's and the fascinating read.
Another argument now spread to -- wasn't -- Muslim in New York Times.
-- charged in the year award and altars destroyed and some -- -- personal shortcomings in terms of his race based foreign policy.
Stuff like that.
Well that you know mom I did read that -- for no reviewed mine both wilders were -- a wonderful review of the -- -- very pleased cynical lately that and in.
Talking about the Bradley but she had a feeling that maybe people weren't bringing out myself and others included.
-- -- -- racial politics of social door to some I thought I did in my book -- cover it.
Quite extensively as much as you can in my book from conservation.
The -- in the Pacific.
But that TR was not an anger about for Anglo Saxon superiority.
Alone at the -- -- he was more of the Mojave and which -- Japan into the fold.
Meaning that he really believes that -- the world was gonna have big powers.
And of course today that's how the UN what we have we have unified big -- seated at the Security Council at the UN it was that thinking that some.
Cut crews -- gonna -- the world more -- might be worth commenting it's cures and usual non racist backing of the Japanese.
After the earthquake in San Francisco in 1906.
-- that Japanese were being killed stoned to illegally jail they are being blamed for shortages.
In the in San Francisco -- Roosevelt stood up for the Japanese in the United States and that that they have equal rights.
On that we needed to -- not break the law and if you if you did anything to a Japanese business person he would beyond prosecuted.
And got out of -- erupted here.
But I can't tell how delighted I am that we now have you on Bradley and it took editorialists wrote this in just its -- So happy that we're hearing I was a little longer automotive after Thanksgiving royal from Bradley an accident where you hear him you gotta I've been --
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