Episode Detail: Barbara Tuchman - Speaking Freely
An interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman ("The Guns of August") taped in February 1971. Mrs. Tuchman discusses her approach to history and her book "Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-45." The work is a biography of Joseph Stilwell, the acid-tongued American general who served as Allied Chief of Staff to Chiang Kaishek during World War II. Edwin Newman is the host.