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In Venezeula, Maduro Accuses U.S. Of Imperialism. History Says He's Not Wrong

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has accused the United States of imperialism for its support of opposition leader Juan Guaidó. There is context for his claims. The U.S. has a long history of intervening in democratically elected countries in Latin America. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with historians Ed Ayers (@edward_l_ayers) and Brian Balogh (@historyfellow), co-hosts of the podcast “BackStory,” produced at Virginia Humanities.

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