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Obama and the Empire of Liberty

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Speaker(s): Professor David Reynolds
Chair: Professor Arne Westad

Recorded on 5 February 2009 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.

A new president. A new era? David Reynolds will introduce the Obama presidency against the backdrop of America's epic, tangled history. David Reynolds is professor of international history at Cambridge University and a fellow of the British Academy. His most recent book is America, Empire of Liberty: A New History.

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