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John Miller


National Political Reporter, National Review; Coauthor, Our Oldest Enemy: A History of America's Disastrous Relationship with France.

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THE FRENCH KISS-OFF: The History of French and American Relations

with John Miller, Robert Paxton Mellonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, February 11, 2005

Is France America's oldest friend or its oldest enemy? Americans are taught that the United States owes its very independence to France—that if the French hadn't helped us during the Revolutionary War, we would still be part of the British Empire. Was this assistance the beginning of a long and close friendship between France and America or an anomaly in an otherwise contentious relationship? Peter Robinson speaks with John Miller and Robert Paxton Mellon.