The Currency of Diplomacy and State Department "1.0" with (the one and only) John Gleb

March 30th, 2019 · 34 mins 10 secs

About this Episode

One of the most unique rising scholars at the University of Texas, John Gleb talks with host Tom Rehnquist about the development of the U.S. State Department in terms of American diplomacy and also on the tie with dollar diplomacy. To quote Tom: "Judging by [John's] input in class, this should be a very rich conversation."

Books mentioned include:
1) Fighting for American Manhood: How Gender Politics Provoked the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars by Kristin L. Hoganson
2) From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy by Sarah B. Snyder
3) The Master Architects: Building the United States Foreign Service 1890–1913 by Richard Hume Werking

People mentioned include Paul Cambon (French diplomat late 19th century), Jules Cambon (diplomat to Germany early 20th century) and Elliott Abrams (American diplomat and lawyer who served under Reagan, Bush, and Trump),
Professors mentioned for the 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights include panel moderator Dr. Jeremi Suri and featured speakers Dr. Mark Lawrence, who has been a guest on the show (see The Vietnam Connexion), Dr. Michael Stoff, and Dr. Lina Del Castillo

Co-Producer: Tom Rehnquist (Connect:
Associate Producer: Lauren Nyquist (Connect: Instagram: @nyquabbit)
Associate Producer: Matthew Orr (Connect:
Associate Producer: Milena D-K (Connect: Instagram: @thedistantsea and @milena.d.k)
Music/Sound Design: Charlie Harper (Connect: Instagram: @charlieharpermusic
Producer & Creator: Michelle Daniel (Connect: Instagram: @michelledaniel86)

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