Newt Gingrich. What If? History That Could've Been. Korea, Bay of Pigs, Eisenhower and Patton, Hitler, the U.S. and Great Britain, Louisiana Purchase and the Iranian Revolution. Show 3179.

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Show 3179. Newt Gingrich. What If? History That Could've Been. Korea, Bay of Pigs, Eisenhower and Patton, Hitler, the U.S. and Great Britain, Louisiana Purchase and the Iranian Revolution.

What if the U.S. had not intervened in Korea?

What if America wasn't a republic?

What if the Bay of Pigs invasion had succeeded?

What if Eisenhower had given Patton permission to defeat the Soviets?

What if Hitler had not declared war on the U.S.?

What if Great Britain had surrendered to Hitler?

What if the Louisiana Purchase hadn't happened?

What if the Iranian Revolution of the late 1970s hadn't occurred?

What if the Soviet Union had beaten the United States to the Moon?

What if the U.S. had not intervened in Korea?

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What if the U.S. had not intervened in Korea in 1950? This is a terrific question submitted by Brian Thomas. Understanding what could've happened had we not intervened and the impact this could've had on subsequent events is important to understanding what actually did unfold in the following decades.

What if America wasn't a republic?

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"A Republic — if you can keep it." Benjamin Franklin famously said these words after the Constitutional Convention in 1787, but what if the Founders had not made America a republic?

What if the Bay of Pigs invasion had succeeded?

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The Bay of Pigs invasion was an enormous defeat for the United States. But the plan President Kennedy authorized in 1961, was a modified version of the plan President Eisenhower had initially envisioned when he approved the program to train Cuban exiles in 1960. In this episode of "What If?" we look at what could've happened if Kennedy had followed Eisenhower's plan and the invasion the had been successful.

What if Eisenhower had given Patton permission to defeat the Soviets?

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In this week's episode of "What If?" we answer a very thought-provoking question from Bill Shelton — What if Eisenhower had allowed Patton to go east and defeat the Soviets?

What if Hitler had not declared war on the U.S.?

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What if Adolf Hitler had not declared war on the United States? Would we still have entered the war in Europe or would we have focused all of our efforts on Japan? It's a very interesting question, and I'd like to thank my good friend, James Farwell, for suggesting it.

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What if Great Britain had surrendered to Hitler?

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What if Great Britain had surrendered to Hitler? In this episode of What If?, I explain how such a scenario could've dramatically changed the outcome of World War II.

What if the Louisiana Purchase hadn't happened?

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In this week’s episode I answer two different, but similar questions — What if the US hadn’t been able to acquire the Louisiana Purchase? and What if France had sold the Louisiana territory to the British instead of the US?

What if the Iranian Revolution of the late 1970s hadn't occurred?

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What if the Iranian Revolution of 1978-1979 had not occurred? In this episode of What If? History That Could've Been, I discuss two possible scenarios that I think might've resulted instead.

What if the Soviet Union had beaten the United States to the Moon?

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What if the Soviet Union had beaten the United States to the Moon? It would’ve been a serious psychological defeat for our country and could’ve significantly impacted the future of our space program.

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