Eisenhower Reconsidered

Speaker:
Jean Edward Smith Senior Scholar, Department of History, Columbia University; Author, Eisenhower in War and Peace
Presider:
Alan Brinkley Allan Nevins Professor of American History and Provost Emeritus, Columbia University
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This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent historians who will examine the events and times that shaped foreign policy as we know it today.

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