Who Started the War of 1812?
Air Date: Jun 18, 2012 12:00 AM ET
It was a war that nobody really wanted, although both sides ultimately claimed to win. IDEAS host Paul Kennedy considers the causes and the consequences of the War of 1812-14, from both sides, and includes an "Indian" perspective that is all too frequently ignored.
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