235: The Balloon Goes Up

235: The Balloon Goes Up

Mar 21, 2003
Stories from the beginnings of the war in Iraq, and how it compares with wars in our country's past.
  • Sarah Vowell tells the story about the first time the United States attacked a country that hadn't attacked us first. It was also the first time the U.S. went to a foreign country to force a regime change. The country in question is still not doing too well a hundred years later. (8 minutes)HistoryWar
    Song:
    • "The Gulf War Song", Moxy Fruvous

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