Building Bridges – The Monroe Doctrine
January 15, 2021
Podcast Host: Joe Geraghty | Podcast Contributors: Dr. Dan Wallace and Sante Mastriana
This episode of Building Bridges looks at the history and impact of the Monroe Doctrine. We will focus on United States relations with Cuba and how the Monroe Doctrine and the Roosevelt Corollary played a significant part in informing that relationship. We will also look at the rising tensions in the 1980s with the Reagan Administration’s Nicaraguan policy which eventually lead to the Iran-Contra Scandal.
Part 1: Dr. Dan Wallace on Monroe Doctrine (01:04)
Part 2: Joe Geraghty on Cuba and the Cuban Missile Crisis (9:31)
Part 3: Sante Mastriana on US – Nicaraguan Relations and Iran-Contra (52:26)