Michael Oren on the Barbary Pirates [audio 10min @41:00]


Historian Michael Oren is the author of an exhaustively researched book called Power, Faith and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present. Oren talks with executive producer Steve Paulson about how the Barbary Pirates brought the Marines to the shores of Tripoli and why they went into the Middle East six times during the 19th century.
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