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The bestselling author, essayist, and historian Ronald Wright discusses his new book, What is America? A Short History of the New World Order (Knopf, 2008) with Joseph Planta.

What is America? A Short History of the New World Order by Ronald Wright. (Knopf, 2008)

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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:

I am Planta: On the Line. This is THECOMMENTARY.CA.

I’m joined now by the novelist, historian, and essayist Ronald Wright. His new book, is called What Is America? A Short History of the New World Order. It is an awfully thought-provoking book that looks at the United States and our times; America’s place in the world; and America’s evolution from a frontier society to today’s lone superpower. Ronald Wright has won many awards for his work. His previous books A Short History of Progress, Stolen Continents and Time Among the Maya were big bestsellers. http://www.ronaldwright.com is his website. What Is America? is published by Knopf and retails for $29.95. It is a captivating and insightful book. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Ronald Wright; Good morning, Mr. Wright.


Ronald Wright website: http://www.ronaldwright.com