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A Historical Look At Presidents' Relationships With The Military

President Trump denied a story in The Atlantic that quoted him as saying disparaging things about fallen service members, calling them “losers” and “suckers.”

Host Robin Young speaks with Julian Zelizer, professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, about The Atlantic’s report and the history of American presidents’ relationships with the military.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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