He gets into the”real” Labor Day, The Great War, and the “War for Democracy” at home. Eugene Debs, repression of Germans, African Americans and Camp Logan. The aftermath of the war; Versailles–the Bolsheviks, Germany: reparations vs. reintegration and the League of Nations.
This lecture talks about Corporate Liberalism, reform from the top down, the Federal Reserve Act, the Pure Food and Drug and Meat Inspection. And then the American entry into the Great War and the race for empire. He talks about the arms race and alliances, the Balkans crisis, political neutrality but economic relationships; International Law and Sub warfare.